Right now I’m using beet juice to dye washcloths that I have knit and crocheted. I found this great article about another great idea for beets. I hope you enjoy it.
What to do with all those beets – try canning some Pickled Beets and make Your Own Beautiful Canning Labels!
Do you have a lot of beets in your garden or do you just love pickled beets? Try canning them. It’s super easy and you’ll have delicious pickled beets in the winter. I love almost all vegetables, and although I like beets, I could take them or leave them. But … pickled beets that is entirely another story! I could eat them by the jar full. I loved my mother’s pickled beets and it’s been years since I’ve
tasted devoured them. I don’t know why I never tried canning beets myself, but I am so glad I finally did. I’ll have to save a jar for my mother …although, they won’t be quite as good as hers! Read the rest of this entry
It’s not a secret that I heart all things Baker Creek. A couple of weeks ago I was able to get the book by Jere and Emilee Gettle called, The Heirloom Life Gardener The Baker Creek Way of Growing Your Own Food Easily and Naturally. I’ve been pouring over it and I must say, this is a book you’re going to want to get!
Today is Friday and it’s time to feed you. But, it’s too hot to cook at my house, so you’re getting salad! Healthy, quick and something for everyone, salads are a great solution when it’s too hot to cook!
It’s Too Hot to Cook!
The Feed Me Friday Menu is as follows:
Asian Chicken Salad Sandwiches
Chickpea Salad with Herbs
Kiwi Fruit Salad with Lemon and Honey
White Punch Sangria or Family Punch
Let’s start off with a family favorite. Asian Chicken Salad Sandwiches. This is a healthy option as it has plenty of vitamins and no mayo, using instead a vinegrette dressing that is delicious. Here’s what you’ll need:
Asian Chicken Salad Sandwiches
The throwback Thursday today is Caladium. I really like Caladium, for years we lived in a house that had no direct sunlight. We had large Pecan and Live Oak trees shading the lot. I had to literally chase the sun with my potted tomato and pepper plants.
A Great Shade Plant…Caladium
However, I was able to grow beautiful Hosta, Impatiens and Caladium. All those lovely shade loving plants.
“White Wing” Caladium
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All of my blends (blogging friends=blends) have great recipe indexes for their sites. It is driving me crazy trying to find one.
The main problem I have is that the plugins, for the most part, only allow one recipe per post.
I like to have a theme and might have four or five recipes that go with that theme. So, I’m on the hunt. I’m asking you, do you know of a plugin for recipes that will allow more than one recipe per post? Please let me know just as soon as possible.
When I first started looking I had 32 recipes, now I have close to 90. I contemplated holding back recipes until I found what I was looking for, then decided against that.
I’m anxiously awaiting your advice! Thanks blends!
Have a paisley Wednesday! And Happy August!~KeriAnne