How to Prepare Garlic for Long Term Storage

How to Prepare Garlic for Long Term Storage

“Life is not complex. We are complex. Life is simple, and the simple thing is the right thing.” -Oscar Wilde In a world that is so fast-paced, so aggressive, so offended all the time, so self-absorbed, it can be hard to know…just where does one fit in? Where should your opinions lie? In which direction […]

Pickled Garlic Scapes

Pickled Garlic Scapes

I don’t know about you, but I love garlic. Looove it. I love adding it to pretty much everything I cook. I love how the smell lingers on your hands long after you’ve handled it. Some might find that gross. Not I. But what’s more, I really love growing it. I love the fact that […]

Growing Garlic: How and Why You Should Soak Before Planting

Growing Garlic: How and Why You Should Soak Before Planting

It’s that time of year again…when you start seeing garlic planting How-Tos popping up all over Pinterest and in your news feed. That, and pumpkin…everything. Seriously, everything. But what a great time of year it is! For many, the gardening season is winding down and you’re left feeling one of two ways: “That was fun! […]

Garden Quick Tip: When & Why to Harvest Garlic Scapes

Garden Quick Tip: When & Why to Harvest Garlic Scapes

Today’s quick tip from the garden pertains to harvesting garlic scapes. Hardneck garlic varieties will produce a stiff, smooth flower stalk up through its middle that is distinctively different than the rest of the plant. This stalk, or scape, has a mild garlic flavor and is used to enhance all kinds of dishes from pesto […]