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It’s Salsa Time!



Harvesting the salsa vegetables


One of our biggest tomatoes so far


Reddened jalepeno, habenero and cayenne peppers

From the garden to the table, homemade salsa doesn’t get any fresher than this!

I would give you Anthony’s salsa recipe if I could, but I can’t. It’s not that it’s a big family secret, it’s that he really doesn’t have one. But, I will tell you what I know. I know that it consists of tomatoes, bell peppers, onions, juice from a lime, garlic, salt, cilantro, and hot peppers (i.e. Jalepenos) to taste. He cuts the vegetables, puts them in our food processor and starts playing with it till he gets the flavor he’s looking for–he does have a certain order that he adds them to the food processor, but that gets beyond my range of expertise.

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Flower Garden First Fruits

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Here are the first fruits of my flower garden, one zinnia and several gladiolus.  Looking forward to much more!

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Salsa Garden Update

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May 23, 2011 | Gardening, Topics | Tags: , , , ,

Well, the salsa garden is in the ground.  We took the seedlings out of the cold frames a few weeks ago and have been slowly transplanting them into the ground ever since.  We’re hoping to be in full salsa-making-mode here soon!

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Confessions of a Cold Framing Salsa Gardener

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Apr 9, 2011 | Gardening, Topics | Tags: , , , ,

Snap Pea Transplants

How does my salsa garden grow?

Not good.

But, on the bright side, my snap peas are doing great! (more…)