It’s been a race around here to get the garden harvested and put to bed. Weekends have been filled with chores like planting 100 tulip/daffodil/grape hyacinth bulbs, along with lavenders and a couple of new rugosa roses in the front yard, to stacking wood, to harvesting the last…
So let's make "Persian" Sour Plum Chile Garlic Sauce
Charlotte Freeman
One of the few good things to have come out of this pandemic, for people like me who live in far-flung places, is that we can call in for author events…
Charlotte Freeman
When I was young and very broke in NYC, I figured a girl has to eat, and so cooking became my main source of entertainment. And because I was brokety b…
Charlotte Freeman
Just a little housekeeping post — I imported the subscription list from my ancient and dormant TinyLetter, so if you’re getting this out of the blue, t…
Charlotte Freeman
One of my major coping mechanisms during this … time has been Monty Don garden videos, especially his garden tours series: Around the World in 80 Garde…
Charlotte Freeman
Turns out, the local matters after all ...
Charlotte Freeman
I’ve been finding myself missing my blog, but as many times as I’ve tried to revive it, it just doesn’t take. And then this afternoon, I read someone s…
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