Photo by Judith Hausman Homemade chicken broth, combined with the sweet flavors of cabbages and potatoes, makes this easy soup perfect for a chilly fall evening. I’m back from my travels this week, and part of settling into home routines is returning to the stove. The season turned definitively to autumn while I was gone: […]
I know fall has arrived when the hens quit laying. It’s extra official now that the leaves have started to change color and the maples have begun to shed. Commence leaf-raking. But more importantly, commence appreciating fall’s beautiful weather—perfect for gardening (at least as long as it isn’t raining).
Today was one of those perfect autumn days that takes my breath away: cool, crisp air; pale-golden beams of sunlight slanting through the firs; the scent of damp alder leaves wafting up as I raked them into piles to toss on the vegetable garden.