To be prepared for war is one of the most effective means of preserving peace. George Washington
A great list of some commonly dehydrated vegetables. How to preserve the garden bounty.
Food is our common ground, a universal experience. James Beard
Think you have too much zucchini? Are you sending more veggie scraps to the compost pile than to the table? There are lots of vegetables that are hard to preserve (i.e. eggplant, zucchini) or parts that we don’t normally eat (i.e. Swiss chard stems, broccoli and cauliflower stems) but still have nutritional value. Turn them […]
If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world. JRR Tolkien
It happens every year. Enamored with names like ‘Burmese Looking-to-the-Sky’ and ‘Chinese 5-Color,’ I purchase too many seeds of too many varieties of hot peppers. ‘Scotch Bonnet’ and ‘Fish Pepper’–really, how can I resist? The hot peppers produce like mad–faster than we can consume them. So, to save the beauties for a little mid-winter heat, […]