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Tropical Black Beans

Hi y’all – I alluded to this recipe in my May goals recap, but haven’t posted it yet.  I have lived in South Florida for about 20 years (far too long if you ask me, but that’s a whole other story…) but don’t know how to make real, authentic Cuban black beans.   262 more words

The Kitchen

Pickling week

I made a lot of lactic acid pickles this week so that I have more to sell at the autumn markets.

Cucumbers, sauerkraut, kimchi and carrots.

Food Processing

Long Overdue Garden Update

I feel like it’s been quite a while since I updated much from the garden.  I think maybe I mentioned that I made a quart of salsa and almost two quarts of diced tomatoes out of my garden.  543 more words


banana still in the peel

Somebody has invented a banana corer. I guess they wanted to make bananas more interesting. By filling them with sweetness!

I’ll try to explain. You put the unpeeled banana in the holder. 310 more words

How Is the Fall Garden Progressing? Eastern NC, Zone 7b

August 21, 2014


I have been trying all year (well, since January) to grow celery. No such luck. I know it does not grow well in North Carolina because it likes cool temperatures and we are not known for that here in the south. 729 more words


Ways To Treat Bad Breath Naturally

People commenting about our bad smells disappoint us that could affect our confidence. There are some food products that could aid to control or treat bad breath without spending money. 146 more words