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. It makes the best time for people to sort their gardens out. In other areas they may be more focused on saving their furniture and decks from termites or other pests. Probably a job…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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. …Read More
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…Read More