Why? Because you can! And pickle, and jam, or otherwise celebrate the resurgence of the domestic arts our forebears held so dear. Put on your best apron and step into our kitchen, won't you?
I share my techniques for planting potatoes and beans in a single bed.
Before you plant them, chit your potato seed for stronger, healther plants.
Garlic mustard is an invasive weed, so you're part of the solution, not part of the problem, when you make this soup. And, it's practically free to make. Win-win!
Have more potatoes from your garden than you know what to do with? Have you thought about canning them? Canned potatoes are great to open up in the winter months and make soups with or even quick mashed potatoes. Here is an easy step-by-step guide.
St. Patrick's Day in a single sausage of corned beef, cabbage, pototo and carrots. Plan ahead and all will be at the ready for just a quick simmer to serve Ireland whenever the mood strikes.
Results of our experiment with growing potatoes indoors during the winter.
Further adventures of Buttercup the Magical Cow and how to make home canned Vegetable Beef Soup.