DANIEL MOUNT GARDENS PROFESSIONALLY IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST. HE LIVES ON A SMALL FARM IN CARNATION, WASHINGTON. HE SHARES THE INSPIRATION HE GETS FROM HIS WORK AND THE NATURAL WORLD IN THIS JOURNAL.
Friday, December 16, 2011
FALL COLOR X
I love prune brown, though I would never eat these old pear leaves, frozen, rained on, in decay. But the color to me is as rich as chocolate, savory as braised lamb, hefty as pumpernickel. Who needs pink this time of year? There’s a bucket of potatoes to be peeled for dinner.