Posts Tagged ‘squash’

Time to Garden?

The last 2 days have been beautiful here in Southern Indiana. It’s been a balmy 70 degrees with bright sunny skies. I’m sure it will get chilly again. After all, the middle of March is a little early for this weather. But it does have me thinking about my garden. Well… gardens, really. I’d like…

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Ginger Squash Muffins

This recipe for Ginger Squash Muffins comes from the KitchenAid Recipe Collection. Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/3 cup whole wheat flour (I substituted more all-purpose) 1/3 cup granulated sugar 1/4 cup packed dark brown sugar (I always buy dark brown, it has more flavor) 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon…

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Plant a Seed

This week we will be discussing Plant a Seed, chapter #4 of Julia Rothman’s book, Farm Anatomy.  This particular chapter covers quite a bit of plant related material including: Average frost dates Vegetable anatomy Squash varieties Build a bean teepee Dry bean varieties Pepper varieties Tater Tower 4 ways to grow tomatoes Tomato varieties How…

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Canning Squash

I canned squash again this year.  Well… I canned a squash.  A 12 pound squash. It was too heavy to weigh on my kitchen scale, and too light to weigh on the bathroom scale.  That meant that I had to weigh myself and then weigh myself again with the squash.  It works, but you don’t…

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Squash Pie

I finally got around to making a pie out of my canned squash.  It turned out pretty well, tho.  There are a couple things I would have changed.  I would have made two standard sized pies instead of a single deep-dish pie, because I basically overfilled it and had trouble with over-browning the crust to…

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Canning Squash

The gentleman giving the tour at Frey’s was nice enough to give us some produce.  Most of us took watermelons, but since Matt doesn’t eat them, I stole Marybeth’s idea and took squash.  I ended up with 5 butternut squash and as many acorn squash.  I haven’t done anything with the acorn squash yet, but…

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Ginger Squash Muffins

It’s time to bake for the fair.  Open class exhibits have to be turned in on Saturday morning, and I don’t think I’ll have time to bake anything tomorrow night, since I’m working the queen contest with Dave.  I got a photo printed off for the photography contest and I made some quick bread tonight. …

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How Does Your Garden Grow?

Mary, Mary quite contrary, how does your garden grow?  With silver bells and cockle shells and pretty maids all in a row?  Good for you, Mary.  Mine grows like a jungle. Matt & I finally put some cattle panel up in the garden last night.  Our cucumbers were taking over our lettuce.  Of course, even…

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