Category Archives: vegetables
I have decided to focus my ongoing olla experiment on tomatoes this year. The past two years I grew 4 tomato plants per olla. The tomatoes grew, I did not get split skins from over/under-watering, but the plants sometimes seemed … Continue reading
Fresh eggs from the hen house, butternut squash from the pantry, kale and sage from the garden. Roast half a butternet squash, peeled and seeded Mix in blanched kale, sauteed minced onions, goat cheese, pinch of salt, dash of fresh … Continue reading
OK, ok. Enough of this make-do seed starting nonsense. Rearranging my tiny house to make use of the south-facing windows, too little light, inconsistent heat. And trying to start seeds in cold frames was hit-and-miss (hit 2011, miss 2012). The … Continue reading
[caption id="attachment_1715" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Tomatoes, Dilly Beans, Peaches, Pesto[/caption]
As summer wanes, I am buoyed by the harvest – so beautiful and so productive. This week is tomatoes and peaches (purchased in eastern WA), dilly beans, and pesto.
Last year my sweetie gifted me a comprehensive guide to preserving food; ‘Keeping the Harvest’ by Chioffi & Mead. I have a variety of how-tos, but… Continue reading