Garden to table

Long Awaited Tomatillo Salsa!

In a previous blog post I gave instructions on how to grow tomatillos; in this post I'll show you how you can use them as I share a personal recipe for tomatillo salsa.

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When in Okinawa, Try Purple Food

You'll  never do a whole lot unless you're brave enough to try. Dolly  Parton Most people who have come to Okinawa probably know about the Purple Sweet Potato (Beni-imo) that grows prolifically here. (See article: http://www.downtoearth.org/health/nutrition/okinawan-sweet-potato-purple-powerhouse-nutrition for more information) I have noticed the dominance of the color purple with every visit I make to local food… Continue reading When in Okinawa, Try Purple Food

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Twice Transplanting Tomatoes

To  improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often. -Winston Churchill A little over a week ago I judged my tomato seedlings to be on their way for outgrowing their eggshell containers. Many gardeners think you should only move a transplant once or the plant will be shocked and not survive. I don't… Continue reading Twice Transplanting Tomatoes