Fried Green Tomatoes Recipe

Fried Green Tomatoes Recipe – We tried something new for lunch! Fall is officially here. It froze the other night. Tomato harvest is in and done. I’ve canned all the red tomatoes. I have a bunch that are still a bit orange sitting on wire shelving in front of my big kitchen window. And a bowl full of green tomatoes ready for eating…

Canning Peach Jam, tried low sugar.

I experimented with my last load of peach jam. I did 8 half pints of the same peach jam recipe except…. I cut the sugar in half. I then had 2 sons do a taste test….

My spring vegetable garden

Things are sprouting in the vegetable garden.  But I must…. not ….plant my other vegetables for a least a week or two.  Colorado spring is sooo fickle. I’ve got baby spinach, baby peas, and baby lettuce sprouting. (pictures top to bottom)  These pictures were taken a few days ago and the plants are already growing. […]

Mutant Veggies

My garden is just about done for the year.  The weather has turned colder and all that is left is a few Roma tomatoes that are half orange and I am hopeful but doubtful  they will turn red. I’ve been canning carrots and canning beets this past week.   I froze the last of the peppers […]

spring planting in the garden

Got some more vegetables planted in my garden. 8 roma tomatoes, 1 cherry tomato and 1 pear tomato. 2 pickling cucumbers, 1 slicing cucumber and 1 other cucumber don’t remember what it is called… some exotic looking thing that my friend got by accident and was going to toss so I took it.  maybe it’ll […]