Grapes Are In Full Production

Grapes Are In Full Production

Garden Update: Grapes One of our grape vines is in full production mode. Pretty happy about this, although it is right about that time the birds or squirrels get to them before we do. So far, they haven’t found our ‘secret grape stash’ among the...

Deep Frying Veggies with Amanda Cohen

Deep frying some vegetables from the garden today and don’t know where to start? Amanda Cohen gives a great deep fat cooked veggie primer via Vice and Munchies. She deep fries in three different ways: her vodka batter, a panko or crumb crust using the standard...
Organic Farming and the “Organic Checkoff”

Organic Farming and the “Organic Checkoff”

While national marketing campaigns would certainly get the word out about organic foods, the idea of ‘organic checkoff’ programs doesn’t set well with organic farmers. What are checkoff programs? Think of the national campaigns for milk (Got Milk?),...
Heirloom Golden Treasure Sweet Pepper

Heirloom Golden Treasure Sweet Pepper

The Golden Treasure pepper is an heirloom variety that is great for grilling, eating fresh, and for slicing in salads. Growing Golden Treasure Peppers If starting by seed, start them 8 weeks before your last frost. Like all peppers, they like warmth. Fill each starter...
10 Great Vegetarian Grilling Ideas

10 Great Vegetarian Grilling Ideas

If you are looking for a little vegetarian grilling action – and are tired of the same old things (thick sliced porabella mushrooms, zucchini squash, corn on the cob, etc.), check out this list of Vegetarian Grilling Recipes on HuffPost Taste. Your inner veggie...