tomatoes

1. One of my favorite things about summer. (There are four or five varieties of tomatoes in there!)

August 8 2014      6 comments     Linda Ly
Diversión   Frutas   Gallinas   Jardín   Verduras

Tomato planting is something I look forward to every spring. I start counting the days from the time I sow my first seed to when I might have that first vine-ripened tomato in my hand, juices dripping down as I take a bite of the sweet, succulent flesh before it even makes it back to […]

March 31 2014      23 comments     Linda Ly
Jardín   Verduras

My mother-in-law grew a massive zucchini this summer. Or rather, she couldn’t keep up with her zucchini (as is always the case with those prolific plants) and before she knew it, she found this behemoth hiding in the vines. This baby measured 20 inches in length and weighed in at almost 5 pounds! When zucchini […]

October 14 2013      21 comments     Linda Ly
En La Cocina   Verduras

This spicy salsa is what I like to call the Harvest Special. If you planned it right this summer — and started those first sets of seeds last fall, however early that may seem — everything that goes into this salsa can come straight from your garden right now, from the garlic to the tomatoes! […]

September 19 2013      29 comments     Linda Ly
En La Cocina   Verduras

Strawberries. Fresh. From my berry patch!

September 16 2013      19 comments     Linda Ly
Frutas   Hierbas   Jardín   Verduras

I’ve talked about fermentation quite a bit on this blog, from fermenting your cabbage to fermenting your chicken feed. In a nutshell, fermentation is the process of good bacteria breaking down the structure of your food so that it becomes more digestible. When it comes to fermenting chicken feed, for instance, lacto-fermentation reduces the anti-nutrients […]

September 11 2013      35 comments     Linda Ly
Jardín   Semillas

Every summer it feels like I’m waiting allll yeeeaaar for my tomatoes to ripen, and then one day — after I go out of town for the weekend — I’ll come home to a garden that’s suddenly bursting at the seams with sweet, smoky, plump and juicy tomatoes. They don’t last very long on the […]

August 22 2013      27 comments     Linda Ly
En La Cocina   Hierbas   Verduras