• Macaroni at Monticello

    I’m so excited to have a piece in the Eating Well February issue under the editorship of Dr. Jessica Harris. www.eatingwell.com

  • From Indigo House – Pullets Ready to Lay

    Hello to all the local Chicken keepers.  For sale 17 Silver Laced Wyandotte pullets ready to begin laying eggs by the first week in March.  The Silver Laced Wyandotte is a heavy breed brown egg layer with a calm temperament. …

  • The Big Sort at Indigo House #2

      With the help of my son I decided to tackle the pantry first on my organizational to-do list. I’ve used a hall closet as a proto-pantry for several years. It stays relatively cool all year and thus the requirements…

  • Leni cooks on the Monticello Stew Stove

    I had so much fun a few weeks ago. I did my first livestream from the historic Monticello kitchen. I’ve always loved to cook on the hearth but this time I cooked on the stew stove while fielding questions from…

  • The Big Sort at Indigo House

    This picture is emblematic of my present organizational state and my goal; to set right what I can in my home and family surroundings and let the wider morass of trouble take care of itself over this winter.  So over…

  • Indigo House Front Porch Dinners

    Dear Food Folks: There are only 6 more weekends to enjoy my fall history cuisine series at Indigo House. Welcome and enjoy the front porch of my farmstead home where you will hear the rush of the river, enjoy the…