Category Archives: vegetarian

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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Sweet Potato Tatties

So this is what happens when you forget to buy potatoes but have a mess of sweet potatoes still around from last year’s harvest. The final result was actually very good and the sweeter flavor of the yams and molasses … Continue reading

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Testing a Camera and Sorghum Brussels Sprouts

The above photo and all the photos in this post were taken with the new Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge.  To truly test the camera I used it in pro mode adjusting the exposure, focus, and white balance manually and also … Continue reading

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Pimento Cheese Spread

The secret to this Southern staple is a mix of different cheddar cheeses. Pimento Cheese 8 oz extra sharp orange cheddar shredded 8 oz mild English cheddar shredded 4 oz sharp Vermont white cheddar shredded 8 oz Neufchatel cream cheese … Continue reading

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Cheeseball with Pepper Jelly and Pecans

All sorts of different cheeses can be included in a cheese ball. Some go to choices would be blue cheese, Swiss, cheddar, and more cheddar. Diced dried fruit or fresh fruit soaked in liquor is an excellent addition inside as … Continue reading

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