Category Archives: garden

Last Harvest

Of the season, anyway.  Sunday I pulled out the last of our crops, even though there was new fruit growth on the Eggplant and Tomatoes – they just won’t ripen in this weather.  We do have a bunch of Garlic … Continue reading

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Urrà il Pesto !

I love making Basil Pesto.  I love using Basil Pesto.  I bought a Cuisinart Mini Prep ($40US) just to make Pesto !  Tonight we had one of our Summer favorites – Basil Pesto Chicken Sandwiches.  Grill or Pan-Sear a seasoned … Continue reading

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Garden 2011

Saturday was absolutely gorgeous and dry, so we finally got the garden in. We bought locally from the Lakewood Garden Center, about a 1/2-mile from home. We like helping small businesses like theirs. We purchased several types of Tomatoes, Egg … Continue reading

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Still Here !

I meant to write this post weeks ago, but alas, did not. I know it’s been a looonnnggg time since I last posted, but there’s a really good reason – really ! The reason IS that there is nothing new … Continue reading

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Fall Harvest

Soon snowflakes will fly, the average temperature will dip into the 30s, and most of what’s in the yard and garden will be no longer usable. However, there is still much harvesting that can be done – Yams, Onions, Garlic, … Continue reading

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Yam Chips

I know it doesn’t sound as good as Sweet Potato Chips, but the taste is excellent ! I think mostly what are referred to as Sweet Potatoes in restaurants are actually Yams. The USDA requires that the names are interchangeable … Continue reading

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Garlic !

I LOVE cooking with Garlic, and what is better than harvesting it at home ? I pulled up roughly 3+ pounds of it over this past weekend, along with Onions and Shallots. Since one can only use so much Garlic … Continue reading

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