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When You’ve Got a Bushel of Cayenne Chiles, Consider Drying Some

My jumbo cayenne pepper bushes have been pumping out enormous, deep red and very zesty fruit all season. For a while I could keep up with them, putting them in certain dishes, or pepper jellies, or just plain giving them away. Now, though, I’ve managed to scare off all the usual victims few folks want […]

Gardens, Gators, and Green Pepper Jelly

This entry is part of a series, Pepper Jelly Chronicles»

Got gators in the garden? Hopefully not; we don’t here in central Texas (although eastern Texas, that’s another story). I remember hearing a story about a Cajun who turned gators into a tasty sauce. There are even recipes on the Web. I don’t remember details, […]

Thursday Fish: Tomato-Lemon Trout

Hey, Trout Undergrounders! The Chandlermeister tells me that it’s getting colder up your way, and yet you persist in fishing. Well, on the off chance that you actually catch something to eat, here’s a recipe I designed just for you:

Tomato-Lemon Trout

Gather together the following items:


1 Tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
2 lb (1 kilo) frest […]