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#1584655 Coffee

Posted by SavinaRed on 30 September 2018 - 10:11 AM

I own this one now woooohooooo


#1578585 What are you adding to next years grow?

Posted by SavinaRed on 29 August 2018 - 08:32 AM

Scotch Bonnet Varieties.

Aji Varieties

Jalapeno Varieties.

Rocotto Varieties. 

#1575957 Skullbikerís 2018 NOT PEPPERS Glog

Posted by SavinaRed on 17 August 2018 - 08:46 AM

Nice job with all the veggies !!!

#1568248 Diner Lingo?

Posted by SavinaRed on 15 July 2018 - 12:57 PM

Pigs in a blanket 


And heck with the plain old swanson tv dinner supersize it to the Hungy Man Dinner- Mean Joe Green was the company spokesman :)


Oh and lets not forget " Hippy Food ". 


Modern day vegan, vegetarian meet the Hippy. These hippy's are your ancestors rofl.................


now burn a big fatty and eat some meat  :)


who remembers " Twiggy " ?  5'7"  92lbs   :shh:


#1568071 In and Out burger/cast iron skillet

Posted by SavinaRed on 14 July 2018 - 06:26 PM

I like 69 / 31, its a really juicy smash-mouth burger  :)

#1568068 Cacti Thread

Posted by SavinaRed on 14 July 2018 - 06:23 PM

I got into Japanese Maples last fall and now have 12 of them  :)


So succulent collecting has taken a back seat this year. I've actually been thinning them out and giving allot away to my daughters so they can start a succulent garden or containers. 

#1567940 Cacti Thread

Posted by SavinaRed on 14 July 2018 - 01:18 PM

also mine is in full sun all day and its been 100* weather for several weeks. 

#1567897 Cacti Thread

Posted by SavinaRed on 14 July 2018 - 12:00 PM

Here are a couple recent pics

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#1567776 Cacti Thread

Posted by SavinaRed on 13 July 2018 - 11:05 PM



Hey Savina,


   I know this post is a year old now, but where did you order your Desert Rose from? Was it a quality plant and do you have any current pics of it?

I forgot where I ordered it from I will research and see if 

i can find out. I know it was somewhere back on the east coast.

I will try and post a pick. 

#1566088 Pasta sauce recipe?

Posted by SavinaRed on 07 July 2018 - 09:52 AM

screw the unsalted butter go with the salt as salt always enhances the flavor of food. 


I make a killer pesto almost every weekend during basil harvest :) started last month and will go into October/ Nov. I have 10 plants. 


And guess what I always add 1/2 to 1 cube of salted butter to the sauce. Huge difference in taste and texture. And now that I use my Blendtec the sauce never separates like it use to with the olive oil in my ninja. The texture is much more consistent and smooth with the Blendtec and the sauce stays together really well. 

#1566025 Pasta sauce recipe?

Posted by SavinaRed on 06 July 2018 - 09:33 PM

I didn't take any measurments, just eye-balled everything like Bobby Flay would do..

Same here I just went for it lol and used what I had at home without going to the store for anything. I used 5 different types of tomatoes in the sauce. I also used these herbs from my garden- basil, oregano, lemon thyme and rosemary. Garlic was from a jar and a walla walla onion. I also threw in a fresno pepper that was turning red and sliced it up really thin for a little kick. 

#1565706 Pasta sauce recipe?

Posted by SavinaRed on 05 July 2018 - 02:50 PM

Just ate some :)

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#1565420 Pasta sauce recipe?

Posted by SavinaRed on 04 July 2018 - 03:02 PM

You can't go wrong with-

fresh tomatoes

fresh basil

fresh garlic

fresh onion (not too much!)

maybe a caper or two (or 10 ;) )



other additions----

fresh oregano (just a bit)

fresh marjoram?

black pepper



Oh Man!  That recipe is making me hungry!




3 cups tomatoes

1/2 cup fresh basil leaves chiffonade

2 Tbsp crushed garlic

1/2 cup fine chopped onion

2 tsp capers

1-2 tsp salt


serve with a wide noodle like linguine, fettuccine or a chunky piece pasta like penne or farfalle.


And LOTS of parm!   plus your choice of red or yellow chile pepper flakes/powder.



oh boy I have 18 tomato plants most of them heirlooms so needless to say I will be making some today as I have 10 basil plants, fresh thyme, Greek oregano and Italian , shallots and chives to use and of course garlic :)


oh and maybe a couple mild peppers I have some serrano's and fresno's just starting to turn red. 

#1564663 Your first super hot stories

Posted by SavinaRed on 02 July 2018 - 04:48 PM

Salsa lady thats hilarious but I know at the time it was terrible 😂

#1562760 Smoking Ribs Thread For All

Posted by SavinaRed on 25 June 2018 - 07:43 AM

RG that 3rd pic down showing the marbling on those beef ribs is money.  Can't wait to see what you do with em.  :)

how long did you smoke the ribs and at what temp, thx !