Photos taken from June through August several years ago. Happy gardening!
Originally published June 17, 2012; Reformatted Two great ideas for when the lights go out, or when you just want to play like a Redneck. The first, Cooler Corn, comes via an email from Mr. Big Food’s Dad who I think gets more emails each day than Mr. Big Food (who gets a lot). The
Another appetizer in our Football Food spread. Nicely paired with Cucumbers au Sour Creme.
Tonight was veggie night. Mr. Big Food fixed us a nice supper of carrot and bean casserole and a Big Food Favorite, Broccoli Cornbread. I forgot to take pictures– again– but figured since the cornbread is a favorite I could easily find the recipe here on the blog.Two things:1. It was not easy finding the
Veganizable in the usual way CORN AND TOMATO CASSEROLE 2 ½ C canned corn, drained (or frozen)2 ½ C diced stewed tomatoes (or replace some portion of this with Ro*tel for a spicier dish) 1 tsp salt 1 tsp sugar 1 Tbsp chili powder (preferably homemade—see recipes in Basics section) Butter Bread cubes, cut from buttered toast Preheat oven
Not a good picture, but the corn was! Veganized in the obvious ways. From Gulliver’s Restaurants, an old California-based chain GULLIVER’S CREAMED CORN 8 ears corn, kernels cut from cobs and cobs scraped with back of knife 1 C whipping cream 2 tsp salt 1 tsp sugar ½ tsp Accent Butter 2 tsp flour Shredded
Fresh! Unit for unit, peppers have more vitamin C than citrus. And there ain’t nothing like fresh corn. Recipe below. CORN STUFFED BELL PEPPERS Serves 4 4 to 6 medium bell peppers, washed, tops removed, seeded, parboiled in salted water 3-5 minutes, drained 1 ½ C canned or fresh corn (drained if canned) 1 C
I did win something a few weeks ago! The Piglet– what we call the little Piggly Wiggly Super Market in our little town– has a weekly raffle premium distribution. Non-winning tickets Every time you make a purchase at The Piglet, you get a ticket(s). The number of tickets you get per purchase correlates roughly with
The silk is almost as pink as… these zinnias!
Just ignore those cabbage and squash This is the late bean/corn garden. I already have corn planted but you just can never have too much corn. Last year was the first year I’d ever grown corn. What a learning experience! Unfortunately, when I planted corn this year I’d forgotten what I’d learned. Birds pick planted