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2209, 2020

Hot Sauce Batch 20 – Entry 3

By |September 22nd, 2020|Categories: Garden, Projects|Tags: , , , |

It's the first day of Autumn and the peppers are coming in hot and heavy. I'm picking around one pound every couple of days right now, which means I'll be moving the peppers to the five gallon fermenter this week. The weather has been very warm so the initial ferment is off to a good start. It smells spicy and yeasty, which tells me the lacto ferment is happy. Once I pitch it to the big fermenter, things should really take off.

1209, 2020

Hot Sauce Batch 20 – Entry 2

By |September 12th, 2020|Categories: Projects|Tags: , , , , , , , |

2nd addition of peppers was a full pound split between Hidden Lake Hot and Culebra Negra (see photo). This should be more than enough to get a good ferment going before I pitch it to the barrel and add 10 - 15 pounds of fresh peppers over the next 10 weeks.

508, 2020

Operation “No Fruit Left Behind” Continues

By |August 5th, 2020|Categories: Garden|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

We're trying to not let any of the garden produce go to waste this year (much to the chicken's disappointment), so we've been canning, drying, pickling and preserving everything possible.

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