Category Archives: Garden

Roast Rutabaga

This is a simple way to serve rutabaga. any assortment of root vegetables will work. Roast Root Vegetables 1 rutabaga peeled and cubbed 2-4 carrots peeled and cut into large bites 1-2 potatoes peeled and cubed 6-8 small whole cloves … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Stuffed Acorn Squash

Use smaller acorn squash to turn this into a first course. The amount of feta is a suggestion, more is always allowed. Vegetarian Stuffed Acorn Squash 1 1/2 lbs acorn squash sliced in half seeds and pulp scooped out 1 … Continue reading

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Ground Cherry Sauce

This sauce is excellent over multiple types of meat. Here it is on some roast chicken breast but really the sky is the limit. Ground cherries are very interesting. They behave much like unripe cherry tomatoes and it is no … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Farro Risotto

There are a number of smaller pumpkin varieties in the pacific northwest, the type pictured is roughly 3-5 lbs and about the size of a cannon ball. Any type of pumpkin will work for this, just harvest enough flesh for … Continue reading

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Pickled Carrots

The carrot harvest this year was exceptional. Time to try a new type of pickle. Go here for how to can. Remember to use only the freshest best quality ingredients. The brine amount will fill 6 pint sized canning jars. … Continue reading

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In Our Kitchen: Turkey Day is When

This year was tough on the hot peppers, but I was able to get one good harvest with enough for a batch of pepper jam and a couple containers of pickled jalapenos. For awhile I was hoarding the last of … Continue reading

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In Our Kitchen: The Last Tomatoes

Our tomato crop was a bust this year. The grape tomatoes did well for a few weeks, but the crop was felled by a combination of too much rain in the spring and the oppressive July heat that normally does … Continue reading

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