Monthly Archives: May 2019

1/2 cup margarine 6 tbsp sugar 1 tsp vanilla 3/4 cup flour 1/4 cup baking cocoa powder 3/4 cup ground hazel nuts 24 whole hazelnuts, toasted option-icing sugar Cream margarine and sugar together.  Add vanilla.  Combine flour and cocoa, gradually add to creamed mixture. Roll into one inch balls.  Press one whole hazelnut into each, […]

Do you remember the “death scene” in The Godfather.  I know there were several of them, but specifically the scene in which Don Corleone has a massive heart attack while running through the tomato patch with his grandson. Have a look at it again, and notice how incredibly healthy the tomato plants are in that […]

Heat oven to 350 deg. F 3/4 cup butter, softened 3/4 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup light corn syrup 1 egg 2 tsp vanilla 2 1/2 cups flour 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 1 cup granola 1 cup dried blueberries or cranberries 1 cup white chocolate chips optional-3/4 cup chopped […]

The small piece of turf that I maintain in my garden is a lovely shade of emerald green right now, as are the lawns of most homeowners.  The fact that our turf in this part of the world is composed of cool season grasses means that your lawn is going to look great in April […]