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The tomatoes

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Pumpkin and Carrots from our garden. Did a little research and discovered that carrots were originally white, purple or yellow, the orange ones came later.

A romantic eco-chic hotel hideaway nestled within acres of lush organic tropical gardens and trees on a hillside outside Port Antonio Jamaica

We're proud to say that we've never used artificial ingredients/colorings for the meals we prepare here at #HotelMockingbirdHill​, and have only ever used fresh, local, responsibly–sourced items.  Currently 75% of all our fresh produce comes from small local producers within 100 km of our hotel, and we’re striving to increase this in order to keep our food miles as low as possible.

Hotel Mockingbird Hill is an ethical business, this includes looking at where we source our food to ensure that we cut down on food miles & support the local

Today's harvest.

A romantic eco-chic hotel hideaway nestled within acres of lush organic tropical gardens and trees on a hillside outside Port Antonio Jamaica

How To Make Healthy Dehydrated Fruit Snacks

How To Make Healthy Dehydrated Fruit. These homemade dehydrated fruits are super healthy and great for snacking! Perfect for the entire family!

Scotch Bonnet

A romantic eco-chic hotel hideaway nestled within acres of lush organic tropical gardens and trees on a hillside outside Port Antonio Jamaica

First harvest of corn. It's soft, juicy and sweet.

A romantic eco-chic hotel hideaway nestled within acres of lush organic tropical gardens and trees on a hillside outside Port Antonio Jamaica

Cucumber

A romantic eco-chic hotel hideaway nestled within acres of lush organic tropical gardens and trees on a hillside outside Port Antonio Jamaica

Making Homemade Salsa and Canning Step-by-Step How To Instructions

Making Homemade Salsa and Canning Step-by-Step How To Instructions-Do you know how many Salsa jars in the grocery have gluten in it? Why do you need wheat in salsa?

How to Keep Cilantro Fresh.  This is how I always store my cilantro now. (And I ALWAYS have cilantro on hand!)  Works GREAT!

A simple method for keeping Cilantro fresh longer ! Place in a small jar of water, covered with a plastic sandwich bag & place in refrigerator ! Remains fresh for just over 4 weeks !

Cooking with the herbs you grow.

Creative Things You Can Make from Your Herb Garden

I definitely have a surplus of herbs in my garden this year - cant wait to try some of these recipes! - Garden Tips and Tricks

Sun-dried tomatoes are SO expensive to buy   at the store. Here is an easy way to make them at home!! Gonna do   this!! (scheduled via http://www.tailwindapp.com?utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=twpin&utm_content=post169188325&utm_campaign=scheduler_attribution)

Homemade Sun Dried Tomatoes (really oven dried)

Homemade Sun Dried Tomatoes (oven dried really). Maybe this is what I can do with the garden tomatoes I'm sure to be gifted in the coming months.

Hot sauces, preserves and pickles made from our vegetable garden harvest

A romantic eco-chic hotel hideaway nestled within acres of lush organic tropical gardens and trees on a hillside outside Port Antonio Jamaica

8 Steps for freezing herbs in oil~ the oil-and-freezer method of preservation works best with the tougher hard herbs such as rosemary, sage, thyme, and oregano. These are all herbs that would probably be cooked when added to a dish.  Soft herbs such as mint, basil, lemon verbena, and dill are usually added raw to a dish, and they don't respond as well to this kind of preserving.

Freeze & Preserve Fresh Herbs in Olive Oil

Herbs in frozen olive oil is one of my favorite ways to harvest. The herbs don't get dry, brown and brittle in the same way they do when they're frozen in water. They also retain their scent and flavor much more effectively!

We've all been there, you see avocados on sale and you want to buy 50 of them! But then you ask yourself the questions, "How do I store avocados?" and "Can I freeze avocados?". Get the answer here!

We've all been there, you see avocados on sale and you want to buy 50 of them! But then you ask yourself the questions, "How do I store avocados?" and "Can I freeze avocados? Get the answer here! (Easy Meal To Freeze)

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