Category Archives: vegetables

Summer Pickling in Maine, Continued

In researching my recent Portland Phoenix column, Preserve precious produce, I, as usual, gathered information that wouldn’t fit into the column. I talked pickling at length with the chef at Portland Hunt & Alpine Club, a place that bringsĀ cocktailsĀ to mind … Continue reading

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July Garden Update: Freezing Kale, Kale Chips, and Sad Tomatoes

Way back in January, I shared my preliminary planning steps (i.e. soil testing) for my container garden and raised bed garden at my house in Portland. After building up my big (16′ x 4′) raised bed, I purchased several 15-gallon … Continue reading

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