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Much more than just peppers!

Hey there – I know I have posted about peppers before and I may seem to be a little wacky about them – but not only do I love all things pepper – I really get excited about how easy they are to ‘put…

Drying Peppers

Fall is one of my favorite times of the year for many reasons and one of those reasons is peppers. This is the time I make hot pepper flakes, roast poblano peppers, chop and freeze various peppers for use throughout the winter and spring,…

Green Soup

I have discovered a WONDERFUL way to use our greens – a fabulous green soup. Take all the greens you get in a week – last week included mustard greens, kale, collards and Swiss chard – and wash well. I usually wash them all…

Yummy Kabobs

Hello everyone – it has been a while since I first introduced my blog intentions.  We are finally moved in and close to being settled!  There are still some boxes in the garage that need tending – but life doesn’t stop when you move…

Is that Chard or Rhubarb?

We love our Swiss Chard out here at Phocas Farms.  The ruby, white, pink, bright yellow and orange colored stems often get confused with rhubarb.  They are entirely different vegetables.  Rhubarb is a cool season, sweet/sour tasting vegetable only eaten in cooked meals or…