For a week now, the freezer door has refused to stay shut. I will close it, only to have Greg complain it’s been cracked open all night, a puddle of water the damning evidence on the floor. Both of us have tried in our own […]
Seasonal living and the sensual, sensate life.
Relationships and food
I’d long planned to write about canning what Greg and I have grown in our prairie garden this summer. We’ve got loads of tomatoes, beans, peppers, leeks, potatoes and kale. I wanted to talk about the sheer poetry of sealing San Marzanos into steaming glass […]
Prairie Chicken People keep asking how I am settling in to prairie living. I could tell them about the long fall, astonishing for its temperate days and nights, that I sleep with the window open and have scarcely worn anything covering my legs from October […]
My refrigerator is a disaster. This morning, the city-dwelling boyfriend complained he couldn’t find the yogurt even though I directed him to the spot: “Top shelf, left, against the side.” And there they were, under 3 opened boxes of unsalted butter, a tub of […]