Posts tagged "sweet potatoes"
Recipes for Pie

Recipes for Pie

This post is for me. That’s right. I’m putting the recipes for each of the pies I’ve learned to bake right here on my web site, so I know where to find them the next time I need them. This will also make them easier to share. Most of these are adaptations of recipes I’ve...
Spring 2014

Spring 2014

Even when the weather was fair, the same gray landscape greeted me on the way to the barn each morning. Then one day a purple crocus was sticking up where there was only brown grass the day before. The signs of spring were late, but unmistakable. At the beginning of April, the grass was starting...
Sweet Potato Epilogue

Sweet Potato Epilogue

What do you do with a sweet potato surplus?  Certainly share them with friends and neighbors, explore new recipes for preparing them…could even sell some.  But an imaginative person would find a way to do something worthy. My wife Melanie came up with an idea – sell raffle tickets to win sweet potatoes.  That’ s...
Sweet Potato Harvest

Sweet Potato Harvest

Ah, the sweet potato harvest again.  Since starting my garden (2008), I’ve tried growing several kinds of vegetables and fruit, with mixed success.  But sweet potatoes have been my fail-safe staple crop.  And this vegetable is one of the most nutritious things you can eat. The sweet potato is a source of complex carbohydrates and...