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Diatomaceous Earth Awesomeness: 5-2-13

Useful information for my fellow gardeners that haven’t heard from me in a while:  The good things diatomaceous earth (DE) does for your garden.  And i promise i will try to stay in touch more regularly.  i have so many … Continue reading

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Piggies: 2-1-13

Just because i’m not a pig eater, doesn’t mean i can’t prepare porkish food.  Today i’m attempting pig in blanket thingies. I’m trying to expand my culinary horizons and learn to do more different foods from scratch beginning with appetizers. … Continue reading

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Spring Prepping: 2-14-13

I promised the gardeners that came to the market on Saturday an update on my garden and preparations for spring.  I’ve started some plants by seed, germinating in the bay window in my dining room.  These are the plants that take longer to … Continue reading

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Mmm, Spinach!: 1-31-13

Today has been focused on the garden. It’s time to begin prepping for the Spring.  I got a new tiller (thanks Daddy!) light enough for me to use on my own.  And it’s small enough for raised beds and around … Continue reading

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Creamy Tomato Soup: 1-17-13

i have a bunch of tomato juice left from the tomatoes i used to make peach salsa this week. As i hate waste, today i’m attempting to use it to make soup.  i love tomato soup, especially when the weather … Continue reading

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Bread That Won’t Rise: 1-16-13

i’m having bread issues.  i’ve never had this problem before.  The last 6 loaves of yeast bread i’ve tried to make haven’t risen well.  The first 2, i baked and ended up with very small, dense loaves.  So i turned … Continue reading

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Ghost Peppers: 12-13-12

Because of our recent, very low temperatures here in north Texas, i’ve had too pull all the peppers from my plants or they get mushy and gross.  My poor cold peppers…  Sob!  They look so sad.  So i’m making more … Continue reading

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Tabasco Peppers: 12-5-12

I’ve been stringing peppers.  We grew all kinds of peppers this year: pablano, Anaheim, Tabasco, bell, jalapeno, and banana peppers.  The chili peppers didn’t make it. Most of the peppers i harvest often and use immediately.  Alot of my canned goods have peppers: … Continue reading

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Green Manure: 11-27-12

It’s getting pretty chilly out and some of our fall plants are starting to fade.  Sob!  But it’s still a good time of year to grow.  Actually the only time my garden really ever suffers is in the dog days … Continue reading

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Amaranth Chips: 11-8-12

i get alot of questions on making amaranth chips, so we’re going to go over the process step by step.  People tell me quite often that they try to make them, but it just doesn’t come out right.  And from … Continue reading

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