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Where to buy that cast iron skillet with sections?

| October 11, 2014 | 2 Comments
Where to buy that cast iron skillet with sections?

In our recent pumpkin cornbread recipe video, we use a round cast iron skillet with sections, a pan with the pie sections already divided. I love this pan. I can’t remember where I got it, but I figured out where to buy it. Why Love a Cast Iron Pan? This skillet has edge wedge already […]

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Labrador Henry Loves The Ocean

| October 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
Labrador Henry Loves The Ocean

Here we are on the Atlantic Ocean, not far from our row house in Brooklyn. Our Lab Henry loves the surf and sand. Non-stop ball throwing here too. I’ll be posting more photos and videos of their ocean visits  here, sign up for our email newsletter to be in the know.

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Locavore Garden Salad instead of PBJ for lunch

| October 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
Locavore Garden Salad instead of PBJ for lunch

OK, what is a locavore garden salad? Its when you walk out to your garden and cut some salad greens. This all started with lunch. We were about to have lunch, and it was going to be PBJs, since it was simple and all the ingredients were there. But I have been on this kinda […]

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Pallet Compost Bin Video Update

| October 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
Pallet Compost Bin Video Update

Here’s a neat DIY compost bin we made out of pallets. My pallet projects obsession continues, lately I’ve been looking way too much at pallets sitting on a sidewalk and thinking what can I make out of those? Charlie Pup and I went out to dump kitchen compost in our pallet compost bin and I […]

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NUTS Nagging Unfinished Tasks and how to deal with them – GF Radio

| October 24, 2014 | 2 Comments
NUTS Nagging Unfinished Tasks and how to deal with them – GF Radio

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Rick and Eric talk about NUTS Nagging Unfinished Tasks and how to declutter you life. First we deal with some GardenFork news, you can check out the new DIY GardenFork YouTube show here. The itunes GF show will remain intact for now. Some new changes to the GardenFork […]

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Core your apple before you eat lifehack

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
Core your apple before you eat lifehack

Here’s a neat little lifehack that I thought of while wanting a snack while in the home office. I don’t keep cookies or sugar type snacks in the house, because I will eat them! But I do keep fresh fruit, dried fruits, and nuts in the house to snack on, because I eat constantly. Back […]

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Planting a tree next to a tree stump is a challenge

| October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
Planting a tree next to a tree stump is a challenge

We took a Mulberry tree out of our backyard, the neighbors were complaining about the berries, the pups ate the berries, not a good thing. In its place we are planting Leyland Cypress evergreens. These trees grow fast and are good at creating a green fence, which makes good neighbors. But we had to deal […]

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When Decluttering Your Home Think ebay

| October 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
When Decluttering Your Home Think ebay

I’m on a quest to get rid of stuff I don’t use, so I have this suggestion when you are decluttering your home: Sell stuff on ebay. I’ve had 4 fishing reels in a box at the bottom of the basement stairs for how knows how long, thinking they are worth something. Today I put them […]

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Find Cheap House Renovation Stuff At Metal Recycler

| October 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
Find Cheap House Renovation Stuff At Metal Recycler

Cheap doesn’t always mean good, but in this case finding cheap house renovation stuff paid off. With the installation of a new gas fired steam boiler, I decided to replace one of the steam radiators that is way over-sized for the space it is in. This radiator is in the common hallway, and there isn’t […]

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Homemade Sauerkraut – Fermentation Progress Report

| October 15, 2014 | 6 Comments
Homemade Sauerkraut – Fermentation Progress Report

We are basing our new homemade sauerkraut how to on Leda Meredith’s new book, Preserving Everything, which shows how one can make sauerkraut in a mason jar. We talked with Leda recently on GF Radio: listen here. Links to buy book at end of post ↓ I like this mason jar sauerkraut method, it makes […]

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Bread Free Lunch from what’s in the fridge.

| October 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
Bread Free Lunch from what’s in the fridge.

As I stick to my basically gluten free diet before 6 pm, which I have found to be very helpful in not having that late afternoon crash, lunch has been a challenge. I would usually make a peanut butter sandwich, or a grilled cheese sandwich, but I can’t do that anymore. ( I talk about […]

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Tick Bite, What To Do – GF Radio 357

| October 13, 2014 | 1 Comment
Tick Bite, What To Do – GF Radio 357

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Eric tells about the tick bite he got over the weekend and what to do about it. He had the classic red dot around the tick bite and then a larger lighter red rash area around the it. What is key is to be able to save the […]

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DIY Dog Tug Toy – GF Video

| October 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
DIY Dog Tug Toy – GF Video

Learn how to make a dog tug toy in this DIY GardenFork Video. Our dogs tear through store bought toys, maybe the toys are made for smaller dogs, not sure. So I bought 100′ of rope and now we make our own dog rope toys. This video is one of several we are working on […]

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Eric Tries the Gluten Free Thing – GF Radio 355

| September 24, 2014 | 7 Comments
Eric Tries the Gluten Free Thing – GF Radio 355

Podcast: Play in new window | Download We follow up on Leda Meredith’s fermentation how to book, and why Rick buys his how-to books in hardcover and not an ebook. Rick likes Leda’s book finding it easy to follow. Links are below. We read some mail based on our podcast about dog allergies, its seems […]

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Easy Fermentation Recipes & Foraging Tips with Leda Meredith – GF Radio 355

| September 19, 2014 | 1 Comment
Easy Fermentation Recipes & Foraging Tips with Leda Meredith – GF Radio 355

Podcast: Play in new window | Download New Fermentation recipes are here in a new book by Leda Meredith. Leda, a foraging and food preservation expert joins Eric today to talk about fermentation, making cheese, and foraging. Leda has two new books out, Preserving Everything: Can, Culture, Pickle, Freeze, Ferment, Dehydrate, Smoke, Salt, that has […]

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