Tag: vegetable gardening

Mexican Scallop Delight

Perhaps our new favorite squash to grow is this beauty, Early Scallop Squash. After 45 days, this big pile of bushy greens, begins to pop out small white scallops of squash. The flesh is a soft and creamy in color and makes many great dishes. So with so many favorite squashes and your ordinary way of cooking, baking and eating…

Carrot Cake Jam

Jellies and Jams are a staple for any family with children. For some, a delicacy. Over the years, my children had identified their go-to favorites for delicious sandwich jelly and jams, as well as their absolute favorite delicacies. “We need more _____________ jam, can you please make more soon.” What is that favorite, perhaps generational recipe for your household? If…

Garden in the Winter

Although gardening in the “frozen tundra” appears to be impossible, especially since there are no signs of end at this current time. Extending our growing season this year by transplanting some garden produce plants into buckets, allowed us to pick fresh peppers and tomatoes up through Christmas. It was such a nice treat to add to our sprouts, greens and…