Roasted Tomatillo-Pork Tacos

by A.J. Coltrane

I used this recipe (“Pork Stew in Green Salsa”) as a jumping off point for Roasted Tomatillo-Pork Tacos. The picture is of my variation, situated on a corn tortilla, topped with sour cream and frilly cilantro:

Ingredients 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 tablespoon ground black pepper 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1.5 […]

Container Garden Update — September 27, 2015

by A.J. Coltrane

Previous post here. September 29, 2014 post here. September 30, 2013 post here.

3.4 pounds this week (only counting the EarthBoxes). We harvested the first batch of radishes, and the tomato plants offered up this:

I removed the last of the annual flowers from the whiskey barrels. We’d interplanted scallions/bunch onions with the […]

Container Garden Update — September 20, 2015

by A.J. Coltrane

Previous post here. September 21, 2014 post here. September 22, 2013 post here.

The forecast calls for more 50-or-60-degree days, clouds, and rain. I’m guessing that’s as good as it’s going to get until May. This weekend became “clean up and harvest everything that’s at least mostly ripe.”

17.1 pounds for the day. 22.8 […]

Container Garden Update — September 13, 2015

by A.J. Coltrane

Previous post here. September 14, 2014 here (includes a 35 pound day). September 15, 2013 here.

Late in the week we had a couple of days approaching 80 degrees. This morning I harvested vegetables in a light drizzle, which is more normal for this time of year. The forecast for at least the […]

The Salad Table – One Month In

by A.J. Coltrane

We planted the new salad table in early August. Last night we harvested this:

The harvest barely put a dent in the plant mass (Top shelf, L-R: “Little Gem” romaine, dill, spinach, “Jericho” romaine, cilantro, arugula) Behind the greens are the stairs to the front door — the salad table couldn’t be more conveniently located:


Container Garden Update — September 6, 2015

by A.J. Coltrane

Previous post here. September 7, 2014 post here. September 8, 2013 post here.

This week the weather reverted to what most people think of as “Seattle weather” — Cloudy and wet, and not very warm. Still, we harvested 27.9 pounds of produce this week. Below is 27.2 pounds of it:

Closeup 1. Oregon […]