Colorful carrots packed with nutrient-dense phyto-nutrients. They are sweet too.
Try something different next year. Plant German Striped Cavern Tomatoes. At harvest pop out the center (very easy) and stuff them with your favorite meatloaf recipe. Serve on a bed of cooked brown rice, with Bright Lights Chard, and onions. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes. It makes a colorful fall presentation for any meal.
Strawberries Require deep, rich bed Good plants, some varieties require fertilization Decide if you want one season or everbearing plants At the end of the season cut them near to ground, but do nut cut the crown Cover bed in spring with new straw or manure to keep soil cool and damp, free of weeds.
DIY-Ginger Ale: 1 cup sugar 1/4 teaspoon yeast per half gallon 2 inches peeled ginger finely chopped 1 cup rose water 1 teaspoon aromatic cardamon 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper Mix all ingredients in half gallon jar, Fill half way with warm, not hot water. Mix ingredients until sugar dissolves. Then fill the jar the rest of the way with warm water. Leave 1 inch head room (air space) for expansion. When you first make your own soda use plastic and once you get the hang of it go to…
Frosty days need Hearty Stews. Ingredients: Meat (or not), carrots, onions, potatoes, tomatoes, pepper, salt, liquid smoke, other warming spices like cayenne. Dumplings on top optional. If you make dumplings add parsley.
This year grow green & wax beans for your green bean casserole. I am on the hunt for a crimson bean. Beans come in pole, bush, and mini for the deck and in green, yellow, purple, and hopefully crimson
Fruit Torte Choose your cookware. Mold partially frozen or homemade puff pastry to cookware. Bake puff pastry at 425 for 30 minutes or until light brown (puffed) Melt 1 cup chocolate chips in 1/2 cup of milk. Stir until melted and smooth. Pour on puff pastry after it is out of the oven. Make homemade or instant lemon pudding (3 cups) and layer on top of chocolate layer.. Adorn the top with at least three kinds of fresh, canned or frozen fruits. Enjoy!
Super sweet cherry tomatoes are the first to appear in the summer and the last hold outs after the killer frosts.