Sprouting Seed Potatoes Before Planting — Home & Harrow

  How and why chitting or sprouting seed potatoes is essential before you plant them (hint: you’ll get a faster harvest and bigger yields, which sound like pretty good reasons to me!) Update: The original version of this post was published in March 2018 Spring is almost here! There’s only one more month to go until… […]

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Regrowing Store Bought Vegetables And Herbs

Here is a list of vegetables and herbs that you can regrow in your garden. Ginger – Break apart ginger into desired pieces.  Sow them and water.  In about a month you should see them starting to come up. Green Onions – Cut the bottom of the green onion to about 1/2 an inch with […]

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Malanga or Potato?

Malanga is a root vegetable usually found in the Caribbean and Africa.  The skin is dry and hairy and a bit thicker than a potato.  You can use a potato peeler to remove the skin but hold it tight because it is slippery.  It is also a bit lighter in color than the potato.   […]

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Recipe: Spanish Omelette in the Toaster Oven

Ingredients: 1 Onion 1 tables spoon of minced garlic 5 slices of sliced ham (you can also add chorizo) 2 medium potatoes 6 eggs 1/2 cup of milk Garlic and Onion powder Step 1: Cut potatoes in small thin pieces.  Cut ham and onions in small pieces as well. Step 2: Put onions and ham […]

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Recipe: “Potaje” – Cuban Black Bean Soup

Ingredients: Black beans (You can use any dry beans) 1 medium Malanga 1 medium potato 1 onion 1/2 of a green pepper cumin 1 1/2 leaf culantro 2 small bay leaves 1 table spoon of tomato sauce 1 tables spoon BBQ sauce 1 table spoon of minced garlic Ham – eye ball it!! 1/2 of […]

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