Tis the Season for Sauerkraut

Here in the northern Rockies, our cabbage is never ready in time for St. Patricks day. In fact at that time of the year, it is just getting started. Instead we have late harvests, usually around this time every year. I like to leave mine in the garden as long as possible, even going so…

Beet Greens Continued….

In my last post I talked about harvesting and processing beet greens. Today I would like to share how we like to eat them at our home. You can prepare beet greens exactly as you would spinach, which is about what it tastes like too. My mother use to gently boil spinach in a tiny…

Beet Greens

Beet Greens Usually I am able to get 3 crops of beets in each year: One in the spring, one in mid-summer and the last harvest is in the fall. On a typical year I harvest about 15 lbs of beet greens all from a 4×6’ raised bed. That is about $22.50 worth of vegetables…

Hiding Mistakes with a Pleat

I had every intention of writing this article on Saturday, but on Friday I received a phone call asking if I could babysit for the weekend. Of course I said yes; so that is my excuse for missing my weekly posting, yet again. But look, don’t you think it was worth it? So onto creating……