If You Like Food, You Must Read This Book

Over the last few months, there have been a number of books have been extremely influential in how the Kuos think, eat, and live. If you want to get a little deeper into the why and how of some the different things that Marcia and I post, here’s a relatively short read (just finished it yesterday . . . → Read More: If You Like Food, You Must Read This Book

Amber Waves of Grain in…San Francisco?

The growing season is fully upon us in the city by the Bay, and it’s been, dare I say, hot here with temperatures in the 70s! Our spring planting is complete, our summer crops are going in, and we’re having a lot of fun now that the hard, wake up at 5:45am work is done. One . . . → Read More: Amber Waves of Grain in…San Francisco?

Kuo Family Winter Garden 2011-2012: Mid-Season Update

Our winter garden is now about two months old (though the planning and seedling starts began in August 2011), so I thought I’d give a (partial) pictorial update of what’s been happening in our 250 square foot plot.

Fava Beans

First up, we’ve got 48 square feet of fava beans growing, occupying two of our 6′ x . . . → Read More: Kuo Family Winter Garden 2011-2012: Mid-Season Update

Get a Year-Round Supply of Green Onions for Two Bucks

Green Onions!

A tip we got from our friends the Satakes: Instead of repeatedly going to the grocery store to pick up a bunch of green onions, and wondering how in the world you’re going to use all eleven bunches when you only needed one, you can plant some in your garden straight from the market! . . . → Read More: Get a Year-Round Supply of Green Onions for Two Bucks