If you always wanted to know but were embarrassed to ask: watch the video to see how corn makes babies. I never thought I could grow corn in a container. But it looks like it's working!
I love Tuesday - it's the day I pick up my CSA farm share and begin to figure out what we'll be cooking and eating all week. It's always whatever's perfectly ripe for the picking.
When you left me last week, I was flat on my back showing you my first stretch of the morning, Knees-To-Chest. Here's a video to demonstrate my next stretch, Spinal Twist. It relaxes and strengthens a whole bunch of muscles. Give it a try.
It's Sunday. Let's rest and quietly contemplate the beauty of an exhausting, 5,000-calorie-burning 13-mile hike in Glacier National Park, Montana, USA. Get out there and do it while the glaciers are still there. You've got until 2020 or 2030.
Make Grilled Tuna BLTs. If you're an omnivore, it's a real delicious mouthful. If you're not, well, hold the cheese or the bacon or the tuna ... Very little preparation. Pretty economical. Simple to serve - a complete, hand-held meal.
The first in a series of weekly Garden Watch reports. What's growing right now - and a recipe for delicious little hand-held salads I like to think of as My Basil Rolls. Grow and roll your own.
The Little LED Lantern That Could. Totally free, totally clean, totally cool energy. This thing spends the day sunbathing; it stores the sunlight in a little battery; and it lights up when the sun goes down.
Chilled Farro Salad with Chilled Watermelon-Peach Ceviche: Extremely flavorful, satisfying and light: less than 400 calories - pretty good for weather that discourages exercise. Prepare it in advance and refrigerate. Keep your cool at mealtime.
It saved my back -- and my legs. A few days after I began to stretch, I was relieved of all but the slightest pain. A few weeks later, I had zero pain -- and my back and legs felt better, looser and stronger than they had in decades.
Happy Fourth of July! It's a big day, so let's squeeze Two Ways into Today: ice cream and gardening. Homemade strawberry-blueberry ice cream; and, growing your own berries (or anything else).