Ginger – Re-planting the Harvest

Ginger – Re-planting the Harvest

With temperatures steadily dropping, particularly overnight, frost has started to make a few appearances in my backyard, which means that my potted tender plants have been indoors for at least a week now. For my ginger, first I loosened the dirt in the pot and pulled all the plants out very gently, to assess the harvest … Click on image for more

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Jalapeños en Escabeche – Preserving the Harvest

Jalapeños en Escabeche – Preserving the Harvest

Spanish recipes usually involve meat, especially fish; Mexican cooks not only adopted these recipes, but extended their use to New World ingredients, most notably in this brilliant example with jalapeño peppers and any vegetables available from a bumper crop (either from one’s backyard or the market) … Click on image for more