Mid-Summer Rhubarb

    I think my rhubarb plant loves me.  I blush to say this, but it’s got to be true. Each season, it gets bigger and more productive.  This year, it multiplied so I actually have two rhubarb plants this year.  And while its stalks don’t turn that luscious, deep red of some varieties, its […]

La Maison des Simples – a Perfect Herb Store

Julie weighing herbs

There are things about living in a small French town that I occasionally take for granted. One of these is our town herbalist.  I know. It is crazy to take such a treasure for granted, because Julie Raod, our herbalist, and her store, La Maison des Simples, are the beating heart of our region, where […]