Tired of saying things like "I've have the ham in newspaper and my son will have my daughter," I've decided to learn French - at the age of 57. Do I succeed? A better question might be, "Do I survive"!
Ever had a groundhog eat your garden tomato the day before you were going to pick it? The neighbor's cat pee repeatedly on your organic lettuce? Ever suspect that your home-grown produce is costing you more than you could buy it for at the supermarket? A National Book Festival selection, a Quill Book Award finalist, and a national bestseller, The $64 Tomato is the garden book "for the rest of us."
Who knew the joy, angst, illness, adventure, cheating, theft, marital discord, and enlightenment that lay in wait when I embarked on a year trying to bake the perfect loaf of peasant bread? 52 Loaves is a breathless week-by-week account of my year of baking often, badly, and even dangerously, in search of the perfect loaf.