Sunday, 03 October 2021 18:50

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Beet Muffins

I'll admit it - I've never been a huge fan of beets. Don't get me wrong, they're a beautiful vegetable. But growing up being served canned beets never really engendered me with a taste for this unique root vegetable. I want to like beets. 

So I did a little kitchen magic - let's make beets a breakfast food!

Published in Recipes
Monday, 09 August 2021 13:09

Okra - A Vegetable For The Midwest?

Okra is a well-known vegetable in the deep south, where it's a staple in cuisine such as gumbo, but here in the Midwest, it's not so widespread. Many who are familiar with it know it only as a strange, somewhat slimy-textured green vegetable that someone convinced them to try. Once.

Published in Market Garden
Tuesday, 30 March 2021 09:51

The 2021 Tosche Home Garden Plan

What are we going to grow this year?  That was the question that I had to answer when planning out our first year's garden at the new acreage.  And like many overly-excited new gardeners, I may have gone a little over the deep end.  From plotting out my exact garden plan in Excel, to charting out my seed-starting dates, transplanting dates, and likely first harvest dates, I was all-in.

Published in Homestead Life
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