Salads and Vegetables

Israeli Beetroot Salad

This Israeli beet salad is simple to put together and is delicious. We add onion and cilantro and we season it with oil, vinegar, cumin, salt, and pepper. It’s a healthy beetroot salad that gets even better if you let it sit a little bit. I love beets. I love their color, I love their …

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Cucumber Salad With Onions

This was the cucumber year around here. In the beginning of the season, a couple of weeks after the last frost date, we transplanted 76 cucumber plants that we started in our germination room. This was the first year we grew this variety, it’s called Marketmore 76 and I purchased them from Southern Exposure Seed Exchange. …

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An Easy Way to Cut a Watermelon

What’s summer without a sweet, red watermelon? Did you know watermelons are both a vegetable and a fruit? They are part of the cucumber and squash family. Watermelons contain 92% water, lots of vitamin A and C and are a good source of potassium. They contain no fat or cholesterol. There are more than 1200 verities of …

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