These are San Marzano tomatoes and they’re doing great this year. This Italian variety is good for sauce, canning, drying, and paste because it doesn’t have as many seeds or water. The vines don’t grow very tall and that’s a good thing because they are […]
Month: September 2016
Roasted New Mexico Chile is the best. I used a propane torch to roast these (outside) and now it’s time to peel, chop, and freeze.
The harvest was a little better than I expected. There were peppers down low and on the inside of the plants that were not visible from above. All told it was about 15kg. Not good per plant, but plenty for the long winter ahead.
My survival as a Texas transplant is dependent on a good wintertime supply of New Mexico and Poblano chile. The plants are beautiful, but they’ve been really late to bloom. It’s mid September and I’m seeing a lot of flowers but only a few fruits […]