Five Feline Farm

Living and Promoting a Sustainable Life


 Flavor Did you know that some people think it tastes like soap?  Somewhere between 10% and 20% of people perceive the taste of cilantro as soapy and do not like it at all. The cause is a sensitivity to a compound called aldehydes. Thankfully, we are in the 80% to 90% of individuals who experience […]


Enjoy this repost from 3 years ago. It is just as true today as it was then. I love butter. Smooth, silky, creamy butter. There is nothing like it to transform pan sauce into a glistening, slightly thick, lip-smackingly rich perfection. The butter in our house can be found in not one, not two, but […]

Garlic Scapes

Did you know garlic plants provide much more than just the part that is commonly available in grocery stores? It’s true. There is more to this fragrant plant than what comes in the papery bulb. What Are Garlic Scapes? Garlic scapes are the tender end of the shoot in hard neck garlic varieties. As the […]

Do You Eat Flowers?

Have you ever eaten a flower? Many flowers are edible and if you are unfamiliar with eating flowers, start with chive blossoms. These light purple flowers are more than just a pretty decoration at the end of an oniony stalk. They are easy to pick and clean, plus beautiful in a salad, on potatoes or […]