Old-Fashioned Recipes Your Grandma Knew By Heart ( BEST SWEET POTATO RECIPES )

SWEET POTATO

Some of the delicious old-fashioned recipes are now arcane knowledge that probably your grandma knew by heart .

My grandma grew up cooking from scratch. It’s all she knew because convenience foods weren’t an option. She learned how to cook from her mother by handfuls and pinches instead of cups and tablespoons. She cooked by memory and by feel. I bet your grandma or someone you know is the same way. These women carried around a vast amount of knowledge with them that is sadly becoming lost in today’s culture. [Read more…]

The Best Way to Grow Sweet Potato in Straw Bales, Bags and Containers

Sweet Potato

The Best Way to Grow Sweet Potato in Straw Bales, Bags and Containers

Sweet Potato in Straw Bales

An experiment at best, we try to grow sweet potato in straw bales. We think it’ll work great and give us long healthy potatoes, we shall see!!!

# Spread newspaper or landscape fabric over the ground where you will place the bales to help block sprouting weeds if the site has bare soil or other vegetation is already present. Position the newspaper and bales where they will receive at least six hours of sunlight daily. Make sure you place them where you will not have to move them again once they are saturated and heavy. [Read more…]