Category Archives: Vegetables

Various information about all types of veggies.

Frying Summer Squash

This is our favorite way of cooking and eating summer squash. When our garden starts to produce more squash than we can handle, this is my go to recipe. To find all my videos, and the blogs and vlogs of … Continue reading

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Garden Harvest Salad with Herb Vinaigrette Dressing

Nothing beats garden fresh veggies and herbs, even if you buy them at the  market.  This Harvest Salad, topped with your homemade vinaigrette, captures Summer on a plate.  Pleasing to the eye, nose and tongue, this will be a winner … Continue reading

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French Vidalia Onion Soup

French onion soup is a comfort food, but when Vidalias are in season, it kicks it up to a whole other level.   The sweetness of the Vidalia onions means no wine is needed, but you can add it if … Continue reading

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Organic Gardening: Harvesting and Curing Potatoes

This is my first time growing Red La Soda Potatoes. My return was not as good as Red Pontiacs, but not too shabby. This was from a late winter planting. I will try them again in the fall. Jon us … Continue reading

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Grandma Velma’s Old Fashioned Southern Fried Corn

I grew up around women who cooked – – I mean real cooking, all from scratch.  When Fred and I married, we lived for a short time next door to his Grandma Velma.  What a learning experience.  She taught me … Continue reading

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Carrot Coriander Soup, or How to Develop Your Own Recipes Using Herbs

This soup uses carrots, coriander and ginger to make a lovely cream soup, but the variations are endless. We will talk about herb pairings and substitutions to make this soup your own. For more help on growing and cooking with … Continue reading

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Planting Tomatoes in Deeply Mulched Beds

Mulch is great for your garden, and we use aged wood chips petty freely for water retention and weed control. Planting in these deeply mulched beds is a little different, though.  Here are some tips you may find useful.

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Safe Canning: Crispy Lime Pickles

This is an updated version of an old post on lime pickles.  Hope you enjoy.

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Overstuffed Baked Potatoes

Having special guests for dinner, or just want to treat your family?  Either way, go ahead and show off with these beautiful overstuffed potatoes.

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Planting Homemade Seed Tapes

A couple weeks ago, I showed you how I make homemade seed tapes to save my back when planting and to cut down on wasted seeds.  Tiny seeds can be difficult, but it is much easier to place them sitting … Continue reading

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