Our first year growing Marconi frying peppers and oh my. They are sweet, heavy fleshed, and delicious raw. Did I mention size?
If we personally knew the horses that contributed the truckload of manure, we would bring them lots of carrots and goodies.
Our pepper plants are shoulder height to me and although staked, the heavy rains and weight of their bounty have created a tangled web of plants.
The hot peppers we tried this year, Golden Dagger, were as large as this Marconi. We've canned and canned and the only left on the plants are these youngsters. The Hungarian Wax grew no larger than prior years so I'm assuming these two varieties are just monsters. Definitely plant again next year.
I've decided to forget Etsy and just offer what little I have on the blog page, soon. Will let you know several days in advance. The printer, same one that did this times before, has stopped printing in black again. We've taken all the steps we followed previously to get it working properly again, and I won't know for a few days if I can continue. The new printer I purchased the last time this happened, was a waste of money. The printers seem to focus on multi tasking and speed rather than clarity and I followed the salesgirl's advice, big mistake. So the items will be limited.
After all the trouble I've been having, starting over with color management and such with a new one is just not in me right now. I went to several places trying to copy the test labels but they looked like hell. So if things work out and there is enough interest, I can make more when I find the suitable remedy. Right now, the finish I use is curing, they are satin and semi gloss because (hopefully) the hornie and squares will be handled and used.
No stitching yet. Yesterday was another day running Carole around, her new bridgework has broken four times since spring. Mark took her this time, I had appointments and consults about getting back on anti-coagulants. Haven't decided what to do, for a number of reasons. She and Mark conspired during the trip to ask for haircuts, so they each got clipped after. I think I cut hers a little too short but it grows so fast she'll be fine with it.
Zucchini pizzarelles, pancakes, whatever you call them, frying right now.
Have a great weekend - stay safe.