Looking for a way to use up the summer produce from the garden? Scored a good deal on onions and peppers at the farmers market? Let me introduce you to one of my favorite ways to use onions and bell peppers! Fajita vegetable packets! I love fajitas. Love isn’t a strong enough word. Fajitas would […]
Do you have a hard time finding organic onion sets, or even finding the VARIETY of onion sets you want, regardless of organics or conventional? Growing onions from seed opens up a whole slew of onion variety options, and saves you big time bucks!
It’s very rare that I get to have lunch at home. I am bouncing around from school to school, meeting with the first- and second-year teachers that I mentor, and often times simply pack a lunch that I can eat in the car or in whatever teacher’s lounge I am nearest to. One day in […]
If you enjoy eating fresh salsa in the summer, growing a salsa garden will provide you with the fresh ingredients you need to whip up salsa at a moments notice. The basic ingredients that go into salsa are tomatoes, peppers, garlic, onions, and cilantro. Visit the link below and see how you can plant all […]
It’s no secret, my cast iron gets weekly attention in our urban homestead kitchen. I’m using this 50+ year-old pan, which belonged to my great grandmother (Thursa Josephine), for cooking up easy weeknight dinners. I’m talking about one of those easy weeknight dinners that features boneless, skinless chicken thighs and mushrooms – both of which […]
Onions take a while to develop from seed. Starting seeds inside in January or February under grow lights is the only way that I can grow onions from seed and have them mature in my Maine, Zone 5 garden. Visit the link below to learn how to select onion varieties for your growing area, start […]