Cooking Sides, Harvest, Uncategorized

Red and Golden Beets and Greens

The first of our harvest is starting to trickle in. Red and golden beets were on the menu tonight! This year has been a rough one for me in the garden world. My motivation to garden just hasn’t been there this year. I didn’t start my seeds exactly on time, I didn’t fertilize the raised… Read More Red and Golden Beets and Greens

Community Garden, Growing Green, Harvest, Uncategorized

Over-Wintering Beets

Yeah, I told you I would keep you posted.  I totally didn’t eat the over-wintered beets.  I was worried that something might be wrong with them.  I probably should have.  I’ll bet they were fine.  So, sorry about that.  I will stick to trying to eat all the beets in the season in which they… Read More Over-Wintering Beets

Harvest

The Lazy Gardener – Harvesting Winter Beets

Remember how I had a bajillion beets this summer?  Well, guess who was too lazy to harvest everything before winter?  Yeah, it was me.  BUT I convinced myself that it was okay because I had heard that beets will last in the ground over the winter.  So, technically, I am not lazy. I just have… Read More The Lazy Gardener – Harvesting Winter Beets

Harvest, Uncategorized

Stocking up the Freezer without Crying too Much

Store the onions without weeping…mad scientist or kitchen genius? Okay.  Admittedly not the best picture, but when your photographer is 10 and takes the picture at an upward angle, cutting out the actual onions in your left hand, this is what you get.  A crazy, goofy, grinning mommy wielding a large chopping knife.  Point is…you… Read More Stocking up the Freezer without Crying too Much