Author Archive for mike

Stray thoughts

A few, in no particular order: It may be impossible to over-recommend irrigation systems. I’m already looking forward to next spring’s peas and next summer’s tomatoes. I’ll still be a novice gardener after the year is through. I wish I’d…

Bulgur wheat

I’ve found a new favorite whole grain: bulgur wheat.  To me, brown rice suffers for its association with white rice.  Barley grains are too large and springy.  I only like steel-cut oats for breakfast.  I haven’t tried quinoa enough times…

April cooking

Whoops, I forgot to revise this before it went up the first time.  Lost track of this at the end of the month. Roast chicken breast and spinach salad (4/1): As simple as it sounds.  I’ve been getting bored with…