Images from Baltimore, Herb Festival 2018 edition.

I’ll be honest—I wasn’t sure if we were going to go to the Baltimore Herb Festival this year because with my additions to the lineup last year, I kind of thought I was set. But the mint we got outgrew its pot likwhoa, and the black pear pepper plant also outgrew its pot, and then…

An update on my windowsill herb garden.

Welp: it’s finally starting to feel a bit more seasonal. Saturday was the first in ages that hadn’t gone above 70 degrees as the high, which is weird considering we were dancing close to 90 earlier in the week. (I know this personally for a fact because a post-work jaunt across the harbor to Whole…

12.19.09: dinner (almost snowed in).

As you may or not be aware, Elizabeth and I hail from southeastern PA.  Therefore we have family and friends in and around the Philadelphia and up and down the northeast from New Hampshire to DC.  Saturday morning, we were all a buzz amongst ourselves, bracing for the snow to make all other snows feel…

On getting one's hands dirty via container gardening.

Despite growing up in a household boasting flowerbeds all over the property and a sizable vegetable garden, my gardening skills are sadly, wanting.  My first attempt at growing herbs several summers ago left me with a somewhat viable rosemary plant (a fact I am attributing to the plant’s inherent hardiness rather than my green thumb)…

03.28.09: dinner (subtitle: victory dinner)

A month ago, we decided to celebrate Elizabeth’s new job by spending her last free Saturday being creative in the kitchen.  In an earlier post, we told you about our trip that day to A1 Fish Market to grab a whole fish or two.   They required a little bit of dressing (I used shears…