My sister stopped by about a month ago and we were talking about pantries and food storage and such and I asked, “Hey, you wanna check out my fermenting sauerkraut? It’s … Read More
There is frost on the garden and the Brussels Sprouts love it.
The word is they sweeten up after being kissed by the cold. All I know is they … Read More
When I pulled in the harvest, it included 7+ lbs of green tomatoes. Last Sunday I was motivated to use them and not have them go to waste. So I was digging … Read More
Actually, for me to be in a pickle is a good thing!
If you have been following along you know I like pickles, pickled cucumber, chillies, tomatoes, giardiniera. All these … Read More
Late last week the weather forecast was for an overnight frost. That’s a few days early for these parts, but as gardeners – you work with what nature gives you. What she … Read More
Not all recipes come out of a book, or a magazine, or an interesting website. Some spring forth, a hybrid of ideas that percolate into something new.
Inspired by a … Read More
I mentioned back in Brandied Fig post that the reason I was at the market was to find cherry peppers. I didn’t grow any this year and it just would … Read More
I’ve been busy putting up canned produce for the winter and I’ve already exceeded the amount put up last year with quite a bit more to go. And while I get excited about putting … Read More
Last year I made Sambal Oelek from ripe Jalapeno peppers, and earlier this summer I made another batch from some red peppers and a few of the beautiful Fatalii chillies … Read More