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The Mother Load


Look at all these vegetables! Our 34 tomatoes plants are producing like crazy. This won’t be the last of our harvest! My favorite is the Black Krim heirloom tomato plant a friend gave us. They taste like a tomato should. We also have yellow cherry tomatoes that are very sweet. Three large pails of tomatoes were what we harvested […]



My friend texted me yesterday and mentioned that garlic scrapes are a delicious part of the garlic plant for cooking. Since it’s my first time growing garlic, I had to ask, “What are scrapes?” She said they’re the bud of the garlic. I looked into it further and cutting off the scrapes actually forces the plant to concentrate […]

I had about 16 butternut squash I had to do something with. I decided to roast and freeze them. They are great for soups. It should make about 3 soups. I preheated the oven to 450 degrees. I peeled the squash, cut off the ends, then cut them into squares. I then put them into […]