Marin Homestead

Homesteading in Marin County, CA (sorta)

Month: August 2009


Shaded herb garden

I wanted to plant some herbs and greens outside my kitchen for easier access so my wonderful husband built me this. It has been quite warm with temperatures in the 80-90’s and sunny so we had to figure out a…


More tomatoes

I really don’t get sick of taking pictures of my harvest. I am like a proud mother hen. I just think that vegetables out of the garden are so beautiful and colorful. Look at the neat, fused marvel striped near…


Ugliest Black Krim?

My Black Krim has been producing these big tomatoes. Some of them are quite interesting looking. I think they are beautiful in their own right, or as the French say “belle-laide” or “ugly beautiful”.


Salmon Nicoise Salad

Made this delicious salmon nicoise salad for the family on wednesday. It is a great way to showcase your harvest. I found this recipe on Roasted Salmon Nicoise Platter 2007, Ina Garten, All Rights Reserved Cook Time 15 min…