April 2009

Dining in San Francisco; The Moss Room and SPQR

April 11, 2009

On our trip to San Francisco, we visited the California Academy of Sciences and had lunch at the museum’s fine dining restaurant, the Moss Room. That night we had dinner at SPQR. Both meals were on a Sunday in early April. The Moss Room After seeing the Planetarium show at the museum, we decide spur […]

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San Francisco Ferry Building Farmer's Market

April 9, 2009

This past week we visited San Francisco. The first place we head after dropping our bags at the hotel is the weekly Saturday Farmer’s Market at the Ferry Building. http://www.ferrybuildingmarketplace.com/   The weather is glorious, sunny and almost hot. There are dozens of stands selling beautiful produce and all sorts of other food products. By […]

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Jiffy Pop Greenhouse, Part 2

April 8, 2009

In five days, my seedlings have gone from this… to this… Pretty amazing, huh? It’s like my own science project. I love the fact that the beet sprouts are so red and I’m stunned at how fast the Blue Lake Green Beans have grown. I’d like to plant them, but unfortunately, the nocturnal creatures are […]

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Quick post

April 3, 2009

Just a quick post here to say a couple of things: I love that people are commenting! I really appreciate the feedback, especially when you have tried the recipes. The digging monsters are still in my garden, undeterred by black and cayenne pepper, though no more plants have gone missing. Thanks for subscribing! This post […]

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Jiffy Pop Greenhouse

April 1, 2009

This past weekend I planted some seeds. I wanted to give them a fighting chance against the Little Monsters in my garden so I decided to start them in a tray instead of in the ground.   At Home Depot when looking at the seeds I found this nifty Jiffy Greenhouse. Just add water and […]

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