I went outside this morning as soon as I stumbled out of bed. I was drawn out by the need for comfrey (miracle cure for so many skin ailments, more on that later) to apply to a rope burn from the the Tree Top Adventures from yesterday. It was a beautiful, clear morning and I… Continue reading Good Morning!
This recipe is great because you can totally control how mild or spicy this pepper is based on the type of peppers used. Play with the recipe and adjust to your taste! I make candied jalapenos each year but this year I wanted to try something different and also create a recipe that would allow… Continue reading Canning Recipe: Pepper Jelly
Flagger’s tape ..at ~4 bucks for 300 feet I knew was great for marking new trees in a field so you don’t mow them… Or marking an electric fence for animals (and children.) Amber found another use, and possibly the best…Its a cheap way to tie tomatoes or beans to a support post. … Continue reading Flagger’s tape, Conspicuity tape, Engineering tape…more uses than you can count.
In my haste and desperation to escape from daily tasks and work I planned a vacation. To be fair, it had to happen before the 8 year old headed to third grade so this really was the last chance for summer vacation. What I didn’t realize is that tomatoes would be coming in at 3… Continue reading I left my Garden during Harvest for… Vacation.
So, freezing is my absolutely favorite way to preserve green beans, let me tell you why….. I grew up eating canned beans. They were on my Mamaw’s table at nearly every dinner. Easy to grow an abundance of these things, they became a staple. I liked them fine out of those jars; a little bacon… Continue reading Green Beans: Freezing without blanching.