Posts Tagged by tomatoes
|January 7, 2013||Posted by Melissa under Cooking, Produce, Recipes|
Chicken, tomatoes, garlic, chili and cocoa? It may sound odd, but these ingredients team up to make a delicious Chicken Rojo. Reminiscent of a Mexican mole (pronounced “moe-lay”), which uses chocolate to make a deeper, richer, more complex flavor, this recipe uses several different Fresh From Florida ingredients. Find the recipe here, and serve it […] continue reading
|December 28, 2012||Posted by Kristopher under In Stores, News, Produce|
This set of deals will take you into the new year with fresh, Florida produce! Check out the latest Fresh From Florida items on ad in grocery stores around the state. Albertsons • Strawberries – lb – 2/$5.00 • Red or Green Bell Peppers – 10/$10.00 • Yellow Squash – 2/$3.00 • Zucchini – 2/$3.00 […] continue reading
|June 11, 2012||Posted by admin under Cooking, Recipes|
Let me start out with this warning for anyone out there that will be doing some form of outdoor cooking this summer. NEVER LEAVE A FIRE UNATTENDED! A lot of accidents and cooking mishaps occur because of negligence, you should definitely be careful with children who are in the vicinity of the fire. All this […] continue reading
|March 30, 2012||Posted by Melissa under Cooking, Produce|
We’re fortunate to have a variety of tomatoes grown in Florida, from round field and heirlooms to grapes and cherries. There are a few rules which apply to all varieties, and these tips can keep your tomatoes tasting field-ripened. Selecting/Buying – Visually check for cuts or holes in tomatoes, but use your nose to determine if […] continue reading
|February 28, 2012||Posted by Melissa under Agriculture, Cooking, FAPC, Healthy Eating, Produce, Wine|
Recently some friends invited me to their supper club. The group gets together once a month, usually for a potluck supper, and the hosts decide a theme. This month’s theme was Go Locavore, and what a feast it was! Imagine this – guacamole with tomato, salad with lettuces and strawberries, grilled green beans, pork roast, […] continue reading
|August 8, 2011||Posted by Melissa under Agriculture, Horticulture, Produce|
While I’ve been using my herbs quite a bit (just made herb garlic butter last night for some delicious bread), I’m still waiting for the day when I harvest tomatoes. Last night I noticed a small tomato growing and then this morning, it had grown quite a bit alongside another, small tomato! This is the […] continue reading
|July 12, 2011||Posted by Melissa under Agriculture, Horticulture, Produce|
It is amazing what a little sunshine and rain can do for plants. The afternoon showers in Central Florida have contributed to the quick growth of my newly-planted garden, and it is exciting to see the changes in just over a week. Both the Yellow Teardrop and the Sweet 100 plants have yellow flowers already! […] continue reading
It is amazing what a little sunshine and rain can do for plants. The afternoon showers in Central Florida have contributed to the quick growth of my newly-planted garden, and it is exciting to see the changes in just over a week.
Both the Yellow Teardrop and the Sweet 100 plants have yellow flowers already! The Black Prince is getting ready to sprout some flowers and the Big Beefsteak, although it is the smallest at this point, is growing nicely. The jalapeno has some extra leaf and possibly bud growth. It is my first pepper plant, so I’m learning as I go. The cilantro is doing well enough that I can harvest some at any point, so all is well in Hopeful Gardener land.
Here’s a photo I took this morning on my way out the door. Compare it to the first photo and see how much has happened in the 10 days since I planted my newest crop!