baked butternut squash and sweet potatoes

Recipes, Squashes
Bake 5 sweet potatoes at 400*F til slightly soft (about 15 min).Peel 2 butternut squashes. Cut into 1 inch cubes. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Bake in a large casserole dish 30 min at 400*.Peel sweet potatoes, cube, add to squash and mix. Sprinkle with brown sugar and dot with…
 
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celeriac recipes

Recipes, Root Vegetables
Someone asked a while back what to do with celeriac. I thought I start a recipe list.Here is a nice post from Winter Green Community Farm. As they describe: Celeriac is descended from wild celery and has a crisp, clean flavor. It can be used in turkey stuffing instead of…
 
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white Detroit beets with carrots

Recipes, Root Vegetables
I wasn’t real sure of these when I ordered the seed last year. White Detroit beets. But the description at Sand Hill Preservation Center sounded interesting: White Detroit: 65 days. Relatively new introduction where the beets are white, less bleeding and staining but same earthy flavor. And the good news…
 
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beets and squash for dinner

Recipes, Squashes
I started with the first recipe contributed on my beet post: borscht. Never having made borscht before, I was surprised by the combination beets, celery, garlic, carrots and dill. I even found a last sprig of dill in the garden. It was easy to make. And tasted great. While I…
 
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please tell me your beet recipes

Recipes
I have 12 pounds of beets to eat! Do you have any great recipes? Please add them or a link below. I usually bake beets in foil at 400*F for 40 min or so – until they’re tender. Then cool, peel and slice. The other day I mixed them with…
 
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how to make popcorn

Recipes
how to make popcorn… Plant seeds in the spring when the ground is warm. Pick the ears when silks are very dry. Pull back husks and let the kernels dry. Test kernels. When they pop well, share them. Remove kernels by pushing them off the cob with your thumb, starting…
 
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pumpkin bread

Recipes, Squashes
Recipe: 1 cup spelt flour 2 cups white flour 1 tsp each baking powder, baking soda, salt 1/2 tsp each nutmeg, ginger dash each ground cloves, allspice 2 tsp cinnamon 4 eggs 1 3/4 cups sugar 1 cup vegetable oil 2 tsp vanilla 4 cups grated fresh pumpkin (peeled) 1…
 
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garden red sauce

Recipes
I just made my 17 year old son his late night snack: meatballs with red sauce and pasta. (Its exhausting keeping a teenage boy fed!) And, thrill-of-thrills, he complimented the sauce!!! So, this reminded me I forgot to note my red sauce here (made September 4). Being a non-tomato year,…
 
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stir fried green beans

Recipes
I’m growing four types of green beans this year: – Shung Yuang Asian White Pole beans (the best!) – Fortex pole beans (very nice) – Provider green bush beans – Royal Burgundy bush beans They are growing in next to my house in reduced sunlight (about 11-3pm). They do well…
 
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