Sweet Potatoes

This is the first year I’ve ever grown sweet potatoes, and WOW! It really was a bumper crop. My two youngest kids and I went out and dug the potatoes a few weeks ago. Each plant yielded a huge clump of gorgeous orangey red roots. From just nine sweet potato plants, we ended up with…

Roasted Red Peppers

Despite the cool temperatures of fall, my Corno di Toro peppers are still bearing beautifully. They are beginning to turn a lovely red. I made a batch of roasted red peppers. They will taste so good in soups and veggies this winter! What you need: I had about a dozen large peppers, washed and dried….

Soup for Supper: Potato Soup Recipe

The kids have had colds this week, so they begged for soup tonight. One of my favorite, easiest soups to make is potato soup. This soup is easy, rich, creamy and soothing. And it’s quickly made from stuff that I almost always have on hand.   Potato Soup 6-7 medium potatoes, sliced into 1/2 inch…