Daily Archives: December 5, 2012

Fiore Time

046Christmas is almost here and so is the rain. Business is slow giving us time to make jams and seasoning salts  and to tend to the garden. I normally love the rain, but with our dining room completely exposed i don’t like it too much.Our crops sure do. The cauliflower and broccoli are rising tall They are firm and healthy and should be ready to harvest in a few weeks. I laid seeds on  Monday in 3 of the beds. I scattered, fennel, ciccoria and raddicchio seeds. We use lots of raddicchio so I am hopeful we’ll reap a nice crop.


lettuce leaves

new cauliflower

new broccoli

Anne created some fantastic holiday cards. Stop by and take a look.


We also have new items for the holidays. We have a Rosemary infused Pear Jam, a Rosemary Honey, Pomegranate and Cranberry Jam, Blackberry Jam and Seasoning Salts. We have a Curry Salt and a Spanish Paprika and Dried Chili Salt. By Sunday we will have a few more salts and another jam.

honey 3

salts 2

pear marmalade

Found a couple of my favorite books.