Beer-Battered Cauliflower Bites, a Fitting End for Some Long-Awaited Tub Garden Cauliflowers

After months and months of waiting, 115 days to be exact, my cauliflower heads were ready. At long last.

I had planted these seeds in early May. They grew slowly for about 4 months. Beets, radishes and several crops of lettuce went in and out next to them. They just grew steadily, their heads looking small and loose for the longest time…

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Kohlrabi. What is this Weird Thing and How Did it Get Into My Indoor Garden?

I was growing celery for the second time in the Tub Garden. Or so I thought. The first time I grew celery, I accidentally pulled it up way too early, thinking it was a mislabelled parsnip. Once I saw that there was no parsnip at the bottom, I smelled it and immediately realized it was a half-grown celery. Dangit. That’s three months down the drain.

So this time, it was labelled very clearly “CELERY!” and growing quite vigorously. Fool proof. But then it started to look weird, and very un-celery-like. First of all, the stem was red-purple, like a beet. And then a little pod swelled up, hovering just above the soil. On one of them. And at this point, I realized this was not celery. This was something I’d never seen before. The Tub Garden was growing a kohlrabi.

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Cabin Life!

Gone fishin’ up in Montana on the Bighorn River!! We drove from our lovely free-stone river here in Colorado, to the tail-water river of the Bighorn near Billings, MT for three days of a different style of fishing. And for “Cabin Life!” as the kids would holler. Over and over. And over. Read on for our indoor garden inspired campfire-friendly vegetarian menu ideas.

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