Red Hot Chile Sauce

Every summer, our Serrano and jalapeno plants are decked out with hundreds of shiny green and red ornaments waiting to be harvested. The harvest is ridiculously abundant with these two varieties, so besides making fresh salsa every few days, we have to find another quick and easy way to use our chiles so they don’t end up rotting off the plants. Since I don’t want … Continue reading Red Hot Chile Sauce

Sunscald on Tomatoes- Aaagh!

When tomato fruits are exposed to direct sun in really hot weather, they are susceptible to sunscald. Sunscald is more apparent on plants with sparse foliage or those that have lost foliage due to disease. The leaves on many of our plants in “Tomato Land” contracted a fungus that was easily rid of, but caused a lot of foliage to shrivel up, exposing our much … Continue reading Sunscald on Tomatoes- Aaagh!

Cheesy Hatch Green Chile Cornbread

  After trial and error with several cheesy green chile cornbread recipes, this one is the winner by far!   R, my avid food critic, gives it an enthusiastic thumbs up.  As for my review, it not only passes the aroma and texture analysis, it’s so simple to make! Recipe adapted from the Food Network Ingredients: 1 ½ cups yellow cornmeal ¼ cup all-purpose flour 2 … Continue reading Cheesy Hatch Green Chile Cornbread