Monthly Archive: July 2009
Here’s a hearty recipe from epicurious.com. If you happen to have an adjustable blade slicer, that will make quick work of slicing the turnips. (more…)
We received some much needed rain this past weekend and fortunately the hailstorms that were about missed us this time.
The ground is still quite dry, which is good for digging potatoes but not for much else.
We have been busy putting up trellis for tomatoes and for many people’s favorite, the Rattlesnake pole bean. (more…)
1/3 to 2/3 cups sugar
1 Tablespoon cornstarch
5 cups peach slices (more…)
The continued dry spell enabled us to get somewhat caught up on the work we fell behind with during the monsoon. Unfortunately we are now falling behind on the planting and some of the other tasks normal to mid-July, such as tying up the tomatoes and harvesting the onions.
We have finished harvesting the garlic and it is hung up to cure. The harvest looks good with good size bulbs and not much problem with rot. It will be in the share again in two or three weeks. (more…)
Another recipe from the “Simply Organic” cookbook. (more…)
2 lbs carrots
¼ Cups Olive Oil
1 Tablespoon fresh chopped thyme
4 Tablespoon brown sugar
4 Tablespoon balsamic vinegar
2 oz no-fat feta cheese (more…)
We’ve been busy this past week trying to catch up with the planting and with the weeding that we were unable to get done this past month due to the rain.
I have almost finished planting the pumpkins and the winter squash. (more…)
This recipe was in the July issue of Gourmet magazine. (more…)
The weather looks good for the week ahead so perhaps this means we have reached the end of the monsoon season here in the Northeast. With abundant sunshine and some moderate heat the warm weather crops should begin to grow rapidly. (more…)
Well it seems that we are in for another week of scattered thunderstorms. Hopefully it won’t be quite as bad as this past month has been. We were caught out in the field several times this past week as strong storms rolled through unexpectedly. (more…)