Tag Archives: Potato

Chitting Potatoes

No, this isn’t a recipe post, nor is it a description of a painful-sounding bodily function!  Chitting potatoes simply means sprouting them prior to planting.  It’s a term best pronounced (I think) with a crisp British accent and is just … Continue reading

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Oven Roasted Potatoes

I made these delicious roasted potatoes for supper tonight, the family loves them.  They’re certainly a favourite recipe of my kids and husband, and I like them too! I used my homegrown Satina potatoes, peeled and chopped into 2-3” chunks.  … Continue reading

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Vegetable Garden Update June 2011

The cold spring is behind us, the bite is finally gone from the air, and my garden is growing at breakneck speed; it must be June! Most of my vegetables and fruit are lush and healthy, like my peas, Potatoes, … Continue reading

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A Cold Spring…

With temperatures on the west coast lower than average, Spring is progressing at a slow pace.  While we usually experience extended Spring and Fall seasons here on the coast, this year it seems like Winter just won’t let go! The … Continue reading

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Jodi’s Leek Soup

As requested, here is my sister’s recipe for delicious leek soup.  This recipe inspired me to try growing leeks.  I found them really easy to grow and low maintenance too; they just sit in the garden all winter and I … Continue reading

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A Season to Remember

When my husband and I are in our dotage, sitting on the porch in our rocking chairs, I’m sure I will turn to him and say, “Do you remember our new garden in the summer of 2009?  Wasn’t that just … Continue reading

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