Saturday, July 28, 2018

Week 12! Po-Ta-Toes!

We got some much needed rain this week.  Over 3 inches in total.

New this week:

Potatoes: It's our second year growing potatoes. Last year was difficult, the weeds took over and the harvest was very poor. This year, we experimented with growing potatoes using plastic mulch. Based on what we see so far, it works! Weeds were controlled, hilling was not necessary, yield was up, and the quality looks nice. 

Recipes to try:
Corn and potatoes means its time for Sausage Corn Chowder!

Or corn and peppers in this Mexican Street Corn Salad

Green Bean & Mini Sweet Pepper Salad
1 beans
1 lb. mini sweet peppers, sliced
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
1 Tablespoon olive oil
1 Tablespoon minced garlic
salt and pepper

Boil green beans for a few minutes,  then chill in cold water immediately.  Place chilled green beans and sliced peppers in a bowl.  Add garlic, apple cider vinegar and olive oil.  Mix well. Add salt and pepper to taste. Enjoy!

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