Category Archives: tomatoes
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
I have made 15 ollas now from 5 clay types, all fired at ‘bisque’ temperatures (cone 06 ~ 1000 degC); Akio, Sculpture Buff, Red Art, Red Art with Sand, Brown Terracotta. The Red Art ollas are beautiful, but became vitreous … Continue reading