The Fiery Farmer: Growing and preserving habanero peppers (and memories) in South Texas

“A fiery poet is nothing if not the fire that burns the fuel that runs the world.” -Anonymous¬† When it comes to the garden at the Czech Out Ranch I am the caretaker of all things growing. Don’t get me wrong, Adam helps me tremendously with preparation and planting, but I make the at least… Continue reading The Fiery Farmer: Growing and preserving habanero peppers (and memories) in South Texas

The Curious Weed: Eating wild on the ranch

To read Part 1: Foraging on the ranch Click HERE. When asked what the wild Desert Hackberry fruit tastes like it is hard for me to describe. The only thing I can come up with is it tastes like a tiny Rainier cherry however, that could just be my Pacific Northwest background talking. Rainier cherries… Continue reading The Curious Weed: Eating wild on the ranch