Articles for the Month of September 2011

Garlic Chives Blooming Now

Now that the searing summer heat has left Fort Worth for good – and about time too –┬ámy garden is slowly recovering. It was definitely a season of hanging on to what can survive. Many things that usually bloom in summer failed altogether this year. One herb that is blooming late is my garlic chives.

Oven Potato Wedges

The number one vegetable consumed in the United States is potatoes. But on their own, potatoes don’t have a lot of flavor. Fortunately they’re easy to season and enjoy a hundred different ways. Here’s a quick way to make Oven Potato Wedges using ingredients you probably have at home right now. Although this calls for

Freezing Bell Peppers

Diced red peppers are a handy way to add color and flavor to many dishes. But for years, I left them out of recipes, not wanting to buy a whole pepper just to add two tablespoons to a dish and then let the rest rot. Then one day I decided to try freezing the remainder.