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  1. Homesteading and gardening
    18 April 2012 Colorado Potato Beetle 18 April 2012 Colorado Potato Beetle While rototilling the garden row to plant radishes, I discovered two Colorado Potato Beetles in the soil in the centre of the garden. When squashed the insect was discovered to be full of eggs or at least the rich orange...
  2. Homesteading and gardening
    14 January 2012 Potato Pilot Bread 14 January 2012 Potato Pilot Bread The stored potatoes were beginning to deteriorate, so it was decided to incorporate them into Pilot bread.The selected potatoes were cleaned in the automatic washer on a gentle cycle. Then a brush was used to remove any...
  3. Holiday cooking
    Thanksgiving Sweet Potato Bake Recipe DescriptionSuch a 'sweet' sweet potato bake, my DH calls it a dessert! Preparation Steps:In mixer, or mixing bowl, mash the sw. potatoes, and add the butter, brown sugar, milk, sherry, and salt, mix well. Pour into greased baking dish. Bake...
  4. Easy side dishes
    Cheesy potato casserole Recipe Descriptiona different take on potatoes au gratin Preparation Steps:Mix soup, sour cream, salt, pepper, onion, and cheese in large mixing bowl. Add the frozen hash browns and stir till combined. Place in greased 13 X 9" pan. Mix the corn flake...
  5. Homesteading and gardening
    15 September 2010 Viking Potatoes Harvested 15 September 2010 Viking Potatoes Harvested The Viking is a beautiful white tuber. The yield per plant is low in number, but the tubers are quite large. This is a welcome addition to any garden. The yield is 33 pounds from nine plants.
  6. Homesteading and gardening
    Can someone tell me what are these small round bulbs are on my potato plants? See pic:
  7. Freebies
    You’re not dreaming – you can earn free food and gear for sharing your love of Taco John's! Just become a Potato Olés® Maniac to complete missions, earn points and let the free rewards roll in. Join right now and you’ll even get free Potato Olés®! My Town Mania ? Taco John's Loyalty Program for...
  8. Just Tips
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  9. Baking Breads
    Potato Rolls Recipe - Allrecipes.com Really Good!
  10. Frugal Recipes, Leftovers, Budget Meals
    Can you make a version of potato cakes with Mashed potato without flour? I am out. thanks,
  11. Homesteading and gardening
    3 June 2011 Colorado Potato Beetle Eggs. 3 June 2011 Colorado Potato Beetle Eggs My approximately 80 small potato plants have about 500 Colorado Potato Beetle eggs on the leaves. The clusters vary between about 25 to 50 per plant chosen. Most of the eggs will mature if left undisturbed, and...
  12. Homesteading and gardening
    3 June 2011 Sweet Potato Slips 3 June 2011 Sweet Potato Slips Sweet potatoes are grown from SLIPS which are shoots grown from a mature sweet potato. The slip is broken off and planted in the garden at the appropriate time, either horizontally or vertically, but it appears the preference is...
  13. Homesteading and gardening
    28 May 2011 Colorado Potato Beetle. (Leptinotarsa decemlineata) 28 May 2011 Colorado Potato Beetle. (Leptinotarsa decemlineata) The potato plants are very small and while checking around them, some Colorado Potato Beetles were found. These bugs overwinter as adults and each bug lays about 50...
  14. Freebies
    Get a FREE product coupon for Ore-Ida Sweet Potato Fries. Just click here, “like” their Facebook page, then watch the video. This offer is available to the first 100,000 to sign up in the U.S. I just got it, it was very slow but you have to make sure you watch the video and then fill out the...
  15. Healthy Cooking
    yield: Makes about 12 active time: 45 minutes total time: 1 hour Serve as a side dish or as an appetizer. subscribe to Bon Appétit ingredients 1 1/4 pounds russet potatoes, peeled, cut into 3/4-inch cubes 1/2 cup whole milk 2 tablespoons (1/4 stick) butter 1 15-ounce can butter beans, drained...
  16. Sandwiches
    Sweet Potato Wrap Recipe DescriptionEasy to make healthy wrap that is perfect for lunches! Preparation Steps:Make balsamic reduction glaze: Ingredients 2 cups of Balsamic vinegar Directions Pour vinegar into a small sauce pan and bring to a boil. Once you've got a boil...
  17. Healthy Cooking
    Chocolate Sweet Potato Spice Muffins 1 can white beans, drained and rinsed (you heard me!) 1 1/2 cups sweet potato puree* 1/4 cup water 2 eggs 1 cup sugar 1 tsp. vanilla 4 squares unsweetened chocolate, melted and cooled 1 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. salt 2 tsp. cinnamon 1/2...
  18. Kitchen Basics
    I got this recipe from SP... Old Fashioned Potato Candy 1 small potato 2 pounds confectioner’s sugar peanut butter Peel and slice potato. In small sauce pot, cover potato slices with water and cook over medium heat until soft. Drain potato and place in mixing bowl. Beat until mashed. Add...
  19. Frugal Recipes, Leftovers, Budget Meals
    OMG Southern Plate just sent me an email with this recipe and ummm FRUGAL IT IS and apparently tastey too! Old Fashioned Potato Candy 1 small potato 2 pounds confectioner’s sugar peanut butter Peel and slice potato. In small sauce pot, cover potato slices with water and cook over medium...
  20. Breads and muffins
    Sweet Potato Biscuits Recipe DescriptionThese are wonderful, and easy sweet potato biscuits adapted from Martha Stewart, and probably from someones grandma :) Preparation Steps: Level of Difficulty:Easy Time Needed: Ingredients:1 pound sweet potatoes or yam...
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