Get ready for your house to smell like dried peppers! Set the oven to 120F, and then set a timer for Continue reading How To Make Dried Chili Flake
I had a few cucumbers laying around and didn’t want to wait for more to ripen. Here’s what a micro-batch of sweet and sour pickles looks like! Continue reading The Beginner’s Basic Bread and Butter Pickle Recipe
Decided to try something new the other day, and thought I would write a little about it. Seeing ‘Sweet and Spicy’ on the side of these, I imagined they would be like bread and butter pickles, but with a kick. That’s really not the case. Continue reading Hot and delicious, McClure’s Pickles
I got lucky with the picture at right, these flies are fast and don’t spend much time in one place. This picture should help me identify them. Now you know what I’ll be posting about next time, unless someone beats me to it in the comments (hint, hint)! Continue reading What are these teeny pollinators?
Wish me luck! Apparently this is a touchy process, so these could go bad. All that growing and they could end up in the compost! Two ended up going into the compost. I like to taste my cucumbers after I cut the ends off, just to be sure they haven’t gone bad. All it takes is to cut a thin slice from the end. Glad … Continue reading First go at fermentation