project365: week forty five November 5th, 2011 – November 11th, 2011

November 5th, 2011 Autumn in Niagara Falls, Ontario.  Looking over the Canadian Horseshoe Falls with a perfect double Rainbow. November 6th, 2011 Rebecca does an impromptu dance under the peach trees at The Good Earth Food and Wine Company. November 6th, 2011 We don’t buy much jam but how could I resist Pear & Ginger […]

Beans Glorious Beans & A Hip Girl Giveaway


This year is the year of the bean in our garden.  Our soil composition and amount of sun light limits the amount of tomatoes we can grow so I’ve planted them in other gardens and am replacing two beds of tomatoes with beans. Since we’re growing so many beans we’re also building quite a few […]

How to Have a Perfect Day


Take 1 mini muffin tin add 8 types of heirloom beans and 1 bad cat  and a mother with a new lens  for hours of pure bliss. Hours (!) of bean sorting by Rebecca and bean chasing by Zooey. My gorgeous beans all mixed up. May Flower and Poltschka Pole Beans. I think they are sorted by […]

Soup Swap Recipe: Catherine’s lemony-not-like-chilli Black Bean Soup

This week I will be sharing all our delicious vegetarian soup recipes from our soup swap. Enjoy! Catherine’s lemony-not-like-chilli Black Bean Soup (from Laurel’s Kitchen) 1 1/2 cups black turtle beans 1 1/2 quarts/litres vegetable stock 2 T oil 1 carrot 1 onion 1 potato 2 stalks celery 1 bay leaf 1 t oregano 1/4 t savoury 2 […]