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Ketchup & Fries

You may have heard it here first, and no, it's not a joke… Just got this from our friend Alice at Log House Plants. You can bet we'll be growing, reporting on, and creating recipes for these! 282 more words

Growing Your Own

Homemade Sesame Oil

We've been delving deeper into oils and fats, springing from a couple of questions Christy posed back a week or so. Her tongue in cheek caveat for asking was that she's “always looking at that little bottle of sesame oil and wondering…” She hits the nail on the head with this observation; sesame oil is one many of us have but use quite sparingly, and as such, it's prone to being well past its prime when we next reach for the bottle. 303 more words

House Made

Herbs R Fresh

If you like herbs like we like herbs, then you plow through more than the average American. There are also likely fresh favorites you keep around pretty much all the time. 389 more words

Spice, Seasoning, Etc

Starting Your Own Sweet Potato Slips

“The wise gardener anticipates June in January.”  –Unknown

We had such success last year with our sweet potatoes (see Sweet Potato Surprise) that we decided to try them again this year.   374 more words

Farm Life

Anthony Bourdain hates your garlic press.

In his epic tell all, Kitchen Confidential, my favorite kitchen kermudgeon, Anthony Bourdain, had this to say about garlic.

“Garlic is divine. Few food items can taste so many distinct ways, handled correctly. 2,223 more words

Classics & Standards