Vegetable Powders

Sometimes when there is an over abundance of vegetables coming out of the garden or a good price on produce at the market I have been known to dehydrate and grind them into powder for use in soups, gravies, casseroles etc. or even sprinkled over popcorn. They can add flavor, color and at least some … More Vegetable Powders

Blue Garlic

I use a lot of garlic. An onion rarely gets sautéed without a bit of garlic thrown in. Even so, my garlic supply sometimes gets dried and shriveled before it is used up. I usually grow garlic over the winter and, come mid to late spring, have an abundance of bulbs to braid into a … More Blue Garlic

Canning In The Rain

Yesterday was intended to be canning day but it took all the time I wanted to spend on it just halving and deseeding the jalapeños. Having gone through two cracked ceramic stovetops I have learned not subject the present stovetop to the weight of a canning operation. Instead, I set up the three burner Coleman® … More Canning In The Rain

Powdered Kale

Although I’m a lifelong vegetarian there are several vegetables that I don’t care for all that much. I include them in my diet on occasion anyway for their nutritional value, prepared in ways my palate deems acceptable. Kale is a vegetable I don’t care for at all when cooked as a green. I don’t mind … More Powdered Kale