The chayote is another native Mexican plant and is a member of the squash family. It is also referred to as a "vegetable pear" or chcocho. In France the chayote is called a christophene. The flesh is quite crisp something like a water chestnut. The chayote is seen in two forms, smooth and prickly.
Pronounced [hah-lah-PEH-nyoh] jalapenos are thick, leathery dark green or red chiles that contains quite a bit of heat. Learn about Jalapeno Chile Peppers. Includes history, uses, and recipes
We grew several varieties of heirloom tomatoes. Learn about these classic tomatoes including seed sources and tomato recipes.
Arugula, the aromatic salad green. Also known as rocket, roquette, rugula and rucola, and is popular in Italian cuisine. How to grow, use, and store.
We grew our watercress from the roots of a hydroponically grown plant. It is easy to do, fun and it recycles something you may have otherwise thrown away.