25+ Healthy Asparagus Recipes Plus 4 Ways to Store Asparagus

25+ Healthy Asparagus Recipes Plus 4 Ways to Store Asparagus

Spring asparagus is a wonderful blessing after a long winter. Those first tender stalks are absolutely delicious raw, straight out of the garden. If you have large home patch – or want to take advantage of the seasonal abundance in stores and farm markets – it’s great to have an assortment of asparagus recipes on…

How to Harvest, Cure and Store Onions – Root Cellaring, Braiding, Dehydrating and Freezing
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How to Harvest, Cure and Store Onions – Root Cellaring, Braiding, Dehydrating and Freezing

You can enjoy home grown onions for months after the growing season has finished with just a little extra time and effort. In this post we’ll cover onion harvest, curing onions, and several different onion storage methods. Which Onions are Best for Storage? I usually grow onions from onion sets (the little mini onion bulbs)….

Raspberry Storage and Health Benefits of Raspberries
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Raspberry Storage and Health Benefits of Raspberries

Cold nights have set in hard this October. So far it’s the second coldest on record. Add to that, the rains that were scarce during the growing season have been putting in more regular appearances, making harvesting messy, at the very least. In spite of the weather, we’ve been working on cleaning up the garden…

Harvesting Peas and Carrots and How to Freeze Peas
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Harvesting Peas and Carrots and How to Freeze Peas

“Me and Jenny goes together like peas and carrots.” I always liked Forrest Gump, but “peas and carrots” brings to mind the awful institutional variety – little cubes of lifeless, washed-out orange and green that taste like tin can. Blech. The homegrown variation (thankfully) doesn’t even taste like the same food. Now, I still don’t…