February 23, 2012

Imagining Spring


That's the lemon loaf that I baked up using cake mix batter with poppy seeds added in. I've said it before and I'll say it again, it is so good! The weather's been above zero lately...let it be spring already. I'm aching to start gardening, especially since I got my first seed envelope. Last year I bought a lot of my seeds on online shops. This year I've joined a couple seed exchange communities where you obviously swap seeds, but some people are kind enough to give you some of their heirloom seeds for a small price. Some of the members there even offer free seeds! All they ask for is a self-addressed-stamped-envelope. This is a great way to get some hard to find seeds. I'm super excited to grow my own gooseberries aka. physalis this year! I tried one at Christmas and fell in love. They taste like a mango/pineapple, but look like a sunny yellow cherry tomato. These little gems come wrapped in a papery husk and they are so pretty as a garnish! You can see what these plants are all about here.

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Hi, I'm Janetta from Toronto. I cook, bake and make big messes. I photograph nearly everything and those photos will most likely end up being posted here. I've got a little black cat named Tank, who's super cute and a little bit nosy. You'll see a lot of photos of her too!

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