Tag: onions

Vincent Kosuga and His Onions A groovy little story from Today I Found Out about onion futures. I didn’t even know there were onion futures. Vincent Kosuga, an entrepreneur who turned 5,000 acres of unwanted land into 5,000 acres of onions made a killing in trading onion futures and he wasn’t Mr. Straight Arrow when […]

Starting at the top, at 12 o’clock and going around the plate clockwise: EGGS slightly scrambled or fluffed, fried in olive oil and turmeric. Cut into quarters. QUESADILLA: Place cheese, red peppers, chopped onions between two tortillas. Slightly brown both sides in pan with olive oil and turmeric. Cut into quarters. COTTAGE CHEESE sprinkled with […]

Oven-fried onion rings. I’m addicted to oven-fried potatoes and this recipe makes me want to do onion rings, particularly since we are bringing in onions from the garden. I might do without the crumbled potato chip coating, though. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

Here’s where you can learn about 15 foods that can be regrown from scraps. Includes, potatoes, onions, sweet potatoes, and a dozen more. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

Two-bit Guru | Leftover Chicken Ideas | Leftover Chicken Wrap | Photo of a wrap made from leftover chicken

Leftover chicken ideas: How to make an easy wrap from leftover chicken. Ingredients: 3 oz. leftover chicken, chopped into pieces (for a vegetarian version, substitute tofu for the chicken) one small onion, diced one medium tomato, chopped salsa vegetable oil or butter or ghee salt & pepper, if desired tortilla(s) or other wrap Saute onion […]

Two-bit Guru | Easy Vegetarian Pizza | Photo of cooked frozen pizza on a red and white table cloth. The pizza is topped with onion, tomato, basil, green pepper and feta cheese.

Building your own Easy Vegetarian Pizza. One Frozen cheese pizza. Top with: Chopped onion Sliced tomato Chopped fresh basil Chopped green pepper Sprinkle with feta cheese A little feta cheese enhances the flavor and brings it all together. Bake in oven according to frozen pizza directions. The added ingredients may require longer baking time. Variations: […]

0128 - Garden Tour Part II FI

View Part I here. Still, no rain. I can’t recall a time when we’ve gone so long without rain. Nor can I recall a time when it’s been so hot. A few days ago I drove several miles away from Lake Michigan. The temperature was 103º F. I believe this is the highest natural temperature […]

0125 Garden Tour Part I FI

IF we had these 90° temperatures, day after day after day, along with substantial rainfall, this could be an ideal growing season. Fact is, we have had no rain for weeks and no rain in sight for the future forecast. With the rain barrels empty, we are watering, watering, watering with village water from the […]

0102 Garden Cam 1 - richard raking still - 525-1

Now that both garden cams are merrily humming along, I thought this might be a good opportunity to describe the garden, or what you can see of it on cam 1. The garden is comprised of 7 wide rows, from the narrowest at 3 feet to the widest at 6 feet. You can see parts […]

0085 Broccoli Seedling

What is it about seedlings that raises a surge of delight the moment you realize those little seeds have successfully sprouted? It’s probably the same thing that causes us to go ooooh when we see kittens, and talk silly to babies. I started broccoli seeds about 10 days ago, on a Saturday, and by Thursday […]