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In Our Kitchen: The Outdoors Comes Inside

By Katherine Our yard is in full bloom. We’ve pulled garlic and scallions, and our blueberries are so close. (They’re just outside the kitchen door, so that counts.) What else is going on this month in our kitchen? Local sodas… … 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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Roasted Whole Carrots

Here is a great way to use up some of the many carrots in the refrigerator after a pretty great harvest from the garden. Try to use carrots that are all the same size and length to even the cooking … Continue reading

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No More Snow (Most Places)

After the long winter it is finally time to get back out in the garden. After a good bit of weeding and pruning I have most everything ready for spring. The garlic and carrots survived the heavy, late snowfalls and … Continue reading

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Getting the Garden Ready for Winter

This weekend I pulled the last of the jalapenos, green peppers, basil and gasp … green tomatoes. Yes, we had tomatoes grow all the way through the end of October. It has been a weird year. The turnips are doing … Continue reading

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Fall and Winter Garden

For those folks who have not already done so, now is the time to plant for anything that needs to overwinter, like garlic and carrots. It is also time to plant for the fall garden here in the south. Anyone … Continue reading

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A Garden Update

The okra is finally producing now that the true southern summer is here. The peppers are also getting to the right amount of spiciness now that the days are in the upper 90’s and the nights cool down to the … Continue reading

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