This is one of my favourite times of year. I have started my main harvest of potatoes. The picture is just the potatoes from one plant and I have 32 plants! There may be some more potato recipes on the site! Continue reading Potato and Garlic Harvest
I grow my own garlic. This comes with some blessings and a problem. Of course, you get a great tasting garlic with a firmness and texture that is vastly superior to the rubbery garlic sold in supermarkets. You also get tasty garlic scapes, the long stems in the centre of the garlic plant that are delicious in stir fries and pesto. The problem is you get a lot of garlic scapes if you grow enough garlic for a year like I do. Continue reading Garlic Scape Vinegar
Have I ever mentioned that I love garlic? She Who Must Be Obeyed likes garlic but I love garlic. She occasionally points out I tend to use too much garlic. Also, she doesn’t care for braised meat very much. Continue reading Garlic Tomato Pot Roast
It is one of my favourite times of year, garlic harvest. I just love my home grown garlic. I will go through how I grow, harvest, cure and store my garlic in this post. Continue reading Growing Garlic
She Who Must Be Obeyed is pleased that more and more of her flowers are blooming. Continue reading Flowers, A Waste of Good Vegetable Growing Space?
There are two kinds of Focaccia in my opinion. Light and bread like versus soft and chewy. Both have their charms and supporters. The last post I did of Focaccia is more of the bread type. This time, I decided to go for the one with more substance and made Garlic Focaccia. Continue reading Garlic Focaccia
We were cooking a steak. One of the problems with cooking a steak is that it should rest between cooking and eating it. What do you do while the steak is resting? I have tried cuddling with She Who Must Be Obeyed. It took a while to heal. This night, I decided to make some great garlic toast. It is the first time I tried it on my Louisiana Grills Pellet Smoker. Continue reading Grilled Garlic Toast
I grow my own garlic. Why? I find the garlic in the supermarket to be rubbery, and to have a dull garlic taste. The garlic I grow is crisp and has a sharp, bright garlic taste. However, if you grow your own garlic, it is important that you cure and store it properly so you can use it through the winter. This is how I do it. Continue reading Garlic, Curing, Storing and Varieties