Fresh spring spinach is one of the earliest vegetable that are ready to harvest from the garden. Let me teach you how to cut spinach! I also have a few tips for preserving it. Let’s chat!
I love using herbs in all my cooking! Through the years I have developed ways to help me when I harvest the herbs and love sharing these ideas with you.
Broccoli and cauliflower are two vegetables that I find incredibly difficult to harvest. It’s not actually the “harvesting” part that is difficult, a sharp knife will do the trick, it’s the “when” that I find challenging. Too soon and the heads are tiny. Too late and your have open florets on their way to flowers.
When it came time to butcher our two Berkshire-cross pigs recently, we had a lot of decisions to make. Did we want to sell any of the meat? How much of it were we willing to sell? Would we butcher it ourselves? How would we butcher it? What cuts did we want? How would we […]
Our harvests are starting to slow down and the overnights are becoming crisp. We are starting to think about fall crops and winterizing our coop and home, but we are still having some beautiful days and wonderful bounties from the garden.
Yummmm… oregano. Don’t you just love the flavor of this herb? It’s great on pizza and in most chicken dishes. Fresh oregano snipped onto foods provides a stronger version of the oregano flavor, but drying it allows you to keep and use this member of the mint family all year long. To be technical, the […]