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Today’s Harvest

The metal bowl contains 5 pounds of Jerusalem Artichokes (aka Sunchokes).  I’ll make a soup tonight, and next week will feature Sunchokes fried in Sage Butter, and Roasted Sunchokes (perhaps with Blue Potatoes). I am not sure what I am … Continue reading

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Fermented Chile Rojo Garlic Sauce Finale

Today I tasted the Fermented Chile Rojo Garlic Hot Sauce that I started on September 22nd.  It was delicious and Muy Caliente!  I decided it was time to finish the batch and bottle it.  First I pureed it in the … Continue reading

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In the Garden

It looks like we are going to get a second crop of artichokes this year.  Last year we only got them in the spring.  Has anyone else gotten artichokes in both the Spring & Fall from the same plants?

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Today’s Harvest

Here’s what I found out in the yard today. I also harvested mint and lemongrass which are not pictured. I plan to make some tomato jam and some fermented Chile Verde Hot Sauce.

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Fermented Chile Rojo Garlic Hot Sauce

Yesterday I had fun with fermentation.  I started a batch of red pepper and garlic hot sauce.   Ingredients 2 1/2 pounds mixed hot red peppers (I used habaneros, jalapenos, and an unidentified hot red pepper growing in my front … Continue reading

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Today’s Harvest

Today is going to be a pesto day again.  The basil is going crazy.  I also have lovely garlic that I harvested.  When I last spoke with all y’all, I promised to share my basic pesto recipe with you. Every … Continue reading

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Today’s Harvest

The weekend is my prime time to harvest and process food from my garden.  Here’s part of what I harvested today: I also harvested Basil.  I made this from the Basil: We’ll be having this for dinner tonight, served on … Continue reading

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