Gardeners are digging potatoes right now, so we have added a delicious recipe for those new potatoes. Enjoy!! New Potato-Cabbage Salad 12 ounces round red potatoes, cut into 1/2 inch-thick wedges 3 tablespoons light mayonnaise 2 tablespoons German Style Mustard 3 tablespoons cider vinegar 3 cups shredded green cabbage 1 cup shredded carrots 1 stalk celery, thinly sliced 1/2 cut thinly sliced green onions 2 slices bacon, cooked and chopped Directions In a covered large saucep
We are off to a good start this year, with some sunny days mixed in with the clouds, but for the veggies to really take off, the suns needs to be shining consistently. So hang in there, do a few sun salutations every once in a while. Then in just a matter of time, the sun has been out, the plants have felt the warmth and suddenly there is an abundance of plants. It's harvest day for those spring plants. Most of us want to run out there and yank the whole plant out of the
Carrots are a popular root vegetable that are easy to grow in sandy soil. Most varieties of carrots are resistant to pests and diseases, and they are also a good late season crop that can tolerate frost. Carrots root is rich in sugar, and a great source of vitamins and carotene. Not all carrots are orange; varieties vary in color from purple to white! If there is a challenge to growing carrots, it is just have soil that is not too heavy ---or, you end up with carrots th
After a couple of months of preparing, planting, watering, and tending to the potato plants at the north Louisiana Community Garden, Volunteers found themselves getting excited in the anticipation of a well deserved, tasty reward. The workload between the many volunteers has definitely been tolerable. All the volunteers did was little more than stick the seed potatoes in the ground, cover with dirt, cover some more, water and wait. The come time to dig and eat has arrived!!