Category Archives: Food Discussion

About Those Potatoes…

It’s official, spring has taken the upper hand in this neck of the Ozarks. One minute it was definitively winter, then we had a 90 degree (F) day, then four inches of snow, then it was spring. Rain, tree frogs, gentle … Continue reading

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Turkey Surprise

Gene picked up a turkey from Peace Valley Poultry yesterday and we cut it up into manageble pieces, wrapped them well and froze them all minus the boney pieces. It is those bony pieces I want to tell you about… Click … Continue reading

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A Kitchen Day

After twenty nine days with no measurable rain the garden has been seriously waning. You can water all day long and it will fail to thrive as well as if there were rain to appease the plants. The flower bed … Continue reading

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Wrapping Up Summer – almost

To see more about the Cushaw click here. The August overview is available here now. Check it out. Thanks for reading my blog!

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Garden Extras

This year has been by far the best garden I have ever enjoyed. It has not been the easiest. Gene and I have worked very hard to plant new ground, amend soil properly, build almost two cubic yards of compost … Continue reading

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Tomato Sampler

So many good tomatoes. Yesterday’s dinner included six varieties of tomato with aioli sauce and a rice pilaf. It made for a light and refreshing summer meal. Starting at the top and working around counterclockwise; chunks of Costoluto Genovese, sliced Black Krim, … Continue reading

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Salsa Experiment

There are lots of Green Zebra tomatoes coming in from the garden so I made a green salsa. You will find the recipe below. The original recipe didn’t have the paprika in it and I canned the salsa without it … Continue reading

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