Red Dirt Farm

Ramblings and Photos from a Country Life

  I feel like one of the cats curled in the beams streaming through the window, seeking warmth.  Beyond the glass, across the lawn heavy frost sparkles. The thermometer read minus 5 this morning before sunrise.  Pipes are frozen at the kitchen sink, as is the faucet outdoors we use to water the animals.  This …

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Ok – do you know the difference between a gratin and a casserole? I had to look it up because I wasn’t sure if it was just some snooty word that meant casserole.  Turns out there is a difference.  Casserole is a recipe that you  bake all in one dish which may or may not …

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Here at Coral Cottage we spent the entire weekend digging in the dirt.   Some of it was good, some not so much. Mr. Cottage tilled up additional garden space. In addition to more tomatos, and peppers, I put in seeds for sugar snap peas, wow my mouth waters at the prospect of going out …

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