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Pad See-Ew

I love pad see ew at most Thai restaurants, and wanted to learn how to cook a reasonable version at home.  I found some recipes on the Internet, but nothing seemed to give good instructions for my cooking style.  I was inspired by a recipe on, with a great …

Shelling Peas

English Peas

My first attempt to grow English or shelling peas in Glen Park, San Francisco went pretty well.  My soil was un-amended, rocky clay, with no fertilizer, but 2-3″ of recycled wood mulch on top. Variety: Mr Big from Nichols Garden Nursery Planted:  May 14, 2011 Harvest:  Harvesting the peas is …