• Searching for a Pepper Mill

    July 28, 2011DishinandDishes

    I need a Pepper Mill. Pepper Mills are something you can’t live without.  There is nothing like freshly ground black pepper on your latest culinary creation. My taste buds have changed. I used to detest pepper.  My Dad puts it on everything from cantelope to broccoli and I just didn’t ever want it.

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  • Nasturtium the Edible Flower

    June 6, 2011DishinandDishes

    Would you eat a flower? Really would you?

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  • Glory Be! A Tomato!

    June 3, 2011DishinandDishes

    So far, my Oklahoma tomato plants have been free of *pests *hail *tornadoes

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  • I Love Lilies

    May 27, 2011DishinandDishes

    I am currently obsessed with Lilies.

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  • Pretty and Functional Too! Herb Centerpieces

    May 23, 2011DishinandDishes

    There are certain herbs I’ve learned not to put in my flower beds and so I stick them into pots to contain them.  A few of these are mint.

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  • Composting With Spent Tea Leaves

    May 10, 2011DishinandDishes

    A few weeks back my friend Kristy from one of my favorite places – t, an urban teahouse sent out a Tweet on Twitter that she had tea leaves for composting for anyone who needed them.  If you don’t know, composting is nature’s way of recycling organic material back into the soil, enriching it as it…

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  • Lilacs at Last!

    April 7, 2011DishinandDishes

    I adore lilacs.  They are up there with tulips, peonies and begonias as some of my favorite flowers.  My parents’ yard in Michigan was bordered with them when I was growing up and I use to love the smell of them breezing through the open windows.  Sometimes I would cut them and put them in…

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  • Growing Your Own Lemongrass

    April 1, 2011DishinandDishes

    After checking out sources about growing lemongrass from seed, I decided to look most of the said was easiest to do – root it myself.

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