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Friday, September 19, 2014

9/18/14 Walden



Another beautiful day- much like yesterday but with a possible frost tonight. That means I need to deal with a lot of garden things so we went to nearby Walden.

The loop trail still looked summery


as did the rail bed


Still some weeds/wildflowers about





A short ways off the trail is another beaver pond



Which Kelley, stirring up some silt, took advantage of


More wildflowers



Only an hour and a half but a very pleasant walk on a beautiful day. I spent the rest of the day bringing in vegetables, and freezing some, and moving potted peppers into the garage. 

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    1. Both hot and sweet - I have become less addicted and grow mostly sweet and milder hots now but used to grow sometimes over a hundred varieties a year. See pictures here.
      http://www.pbase.com/chiles400

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    2. My goodness - that's a lot of pepper plants. What did you do with them all? I grow hot peppers and then dry them and grind them up to sprinkle on pizza. I also like to make hot pepper jelly.

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    3. I gave a lot of them away. I also dried many-I still dry some. I have an easy bread and butter pickle recipe that I used for peppers instead
      http://www.pbase.com/chiles400/image/156990164

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    4. Do you process that in a rolling water bath? They look fab. Would you share the recipe?

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    5. Those might have been processed- I don't remember as it was awhile back and I don't know what recipe I used. . probably any would work just substituting peppers.I usually do a version that is very tasty not too sweet and are ready to eat the next day. I just keep the jars in the fridge so there's no processing and I have eaten them two years old. Here is a picture. Will send that recipe in an email
      http://www.pbase.com/chiles400/image/154454534

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    6. Those look good too. Yes, please email the recipe when you have the time.

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    7. My neighbor says the best bread and butter pickles she has ever had- not a hot pepper person so she made the regular pickles.Recipe sent

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