Monthly Archives: August 2011

GC#29 – Milpa Agriculture and Eggplant

I have just returned from a brief trip into the Sierra Gordo mountains of Mexico. A film series on Peace Corps volunteers took me to the remote town of  La Salida, two hours off the last paved road and four … Continue reading

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GC#28 – Tomatoes, Tomatoes, Tomatoes

Update on pickles – Better than Zabars’ after two weeks!  These pickles are now translucent all the way through and have a deep garlic, dill flavor flavor infused over a briny background.  Get me more pickling cucumbers!  They’re hard to … Continue reading

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GC#27 – Sour Brine Pickles

PICKLE UPDATE!  Tried my pickles after ten days, and they are just about Zabars!  Details at the end of this blog I attempted the challenging task of making sour brine pickles after having made an excellent kimchi and two batches of … Continue reading

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