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Early this year I was so excited to get a hold of African Violet seeds, I wanted to start growing them right away! However, African Violets need warm temperatures (20°C or higher) for germination, so I needed to wait patiently...Continue Reading
This recipe is incredibly flexible, and can be adjusted for any other type of chilli pepper — or sweet pepper for that matter. The key phrase is "quick pickle." Use this basic brine for blanched baby carrots, beans, asparagus, and so on. I'm a fan of pickled jalapeños, and the recipe is so simple to make that spending money on store-bought ones seems wasteful.Continue Reading