1 cup ricotta cheese (8 ounces)
1 cup cream cheese, at room temperature
1/2 cup freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese
Salt and freshly ground pepper
4 large banana peppers
4 small poblano chilies
Extra-virgin olive oil, for rubbing
In a medium bowl, blend the...
If you love to grow great tasting vegetables but live in a very drought-prone region, there are some delicious vegetables that are just right for you. You could be the vegetable gardener that is tired of pulling a water hose every where to water your vegetable plants. Drought tolerant vegetables...
If you have ever been interested in drying your own peppers, then here is a very simple way to do just that. I prefer to air dry my peppers instead of using an oven or dehydrator. Air drying your peppers helps to hold the pepper's color and spiciness. Using an oven or a dehydrator will cause the...
I went out to the garden yesterday to check on all my plants, pick what was ready, and pull just a few weeds. This is the first year that I have used any type of mulch in the vegetable garden, and I sure am glad I did. The mulch really does a nice job keeping the weeds at bay. It has literally...
These wonderful pickled sweet peppers are great on hot dogs, hamburgers, tossed and salads, and much more!
1/2 lb banana pepper, seeded and slicded across,so you have rings
2 cups white vinegar
2/3 cup white sugar
1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds
1/2 teaspoon celery seed...
If you are like me, you love to grow (and eat) banana peppers. There are many uses for these delicious peppers such as in salads, pizza toppings, spaghetti sauce, and can be used as many other flavorful additions to food. There is much confusion on when is the right time to harvest banana...
On June 1, 2009, I picked my first vegetable of the season from my vegetable garden. It was a very nice yellow straightneck squash. There should be more Straightneck squash, some zucchini, and some sweet banana peppers coming soon. There are a couple very small tomatoes beginning to sprout...
Most of the vegetables in the garden have been planted for a little over a month now, and are progressing fairly well. I thought it would be a good time to share some pictures of the blooms so far in the garden. I am starting to get some baby squash, zucchini, and banana peppers. I can't wait...
12 banana peppers, hot or sweet
1/2 to 1 lbs. ground beef (lean preferred)
1 small red or white onion
1 cup shredded Monterrey jack cheese
Salt and pepper to taste
1 cup of milk
1 cup all-purpose flour
olive oil (or preferred cooking oil)
Wash and clean peppers. Trim off the top of the...