Made one last addition of fresh cayenne peppers for a full gallon to slow ferment. Now we'll cellar it and let the lacto yeast do its magic for a couple months
A warm mid-autumn is keeping the cayenne peppers in production much longer than usual. This year's fermented hot sauce, though late, may be pretty good afterall
Fresh, homemade pumpkin puree for pies etc. is very nutritious and super simple to make. It's really no harder that cut, scrape, bake and blend. Here's how:
Get an early start on next year's tomatoes by taking cuttings from this year's tomatoes in the fall. It's super easy and saves money! Here's how to do it:
A cool summer and extra rainfall has the 2023 edition of our fermented hot sauce off to a start 8 weeks late. It's going to be a much shorter ferment this year.
Got a small compost pile that’s a bit of work to turn? Here’s a simple tool you can put together in a couple of minutes that’ll make it easy to do.
Unlike last night's cloudy final summer sunset, this morning's first sunrise of fall was clear, crisp, and had just a hint of dew in the field. Autumn is here.
A lush Central/South American native Piper auritum has root beer scented leaves and a peppery-licorice flavor. Also known as Mexican pepperleaf or hoja santa
Wonder how classic, homemade American ketchup tastes? It tastes like awesome! If you've got a few tomatoes, here's a simple, delicious ketchup recipe from 1915.
Nothing beats the delicious simplicity of giardiniera, an Italian vegetable mix that's super easy to make with fresh ingredients from your own garden