"He causeth the grass to grow for food, and herb for the service of man: that he may bring forth food out of the earth; And wine that maketh glad the heart of man, and oil to make his face to shine, and bread which strengtheneth a man's heart." ~Psalm 104: 14-15


This week... kitchen unpacking!

This week is unpacking week around here. Seems to happen often...maybe that's where the nickname of "Gypsy" came from...? :)  Not a lot of blogging happening lately due to the move, but the next post is in the works...

I don't know if mine would qualify as a "real food" kitchen yet (like the small one in the Real Food Kitchen Tour that Katie Mae of Nourishing Simplicity is so wisely making use of), but I do have a little crock for fermenting, and some lovely starters in the fridge, as well as a great book that was also a gift, called The Lost Art of Real Cooking (which has my favorite challah bread recipe!)...


Herbs in my Backyard: Dandelions {plus smoothie recipe}

Dandelion Herb Round-up


Dandelions: Who wants 'em?

Spraying pesticides, hours of weed pulling, and being annoyed - often these thoughts go hand-in-hand when people think of this little wild plant. But is that all there really is to it? Get it rid of it, throw it away, spray it?  No, no, no. Dandelions have so much to offer! Look, here are some things you should know about dandelions; just start clicking the links so you can learn about it for yourself!

Brief Dandelion round-up: