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Spicy and tasty. Recipes from Lyudmila Vasilievna Rybkina

Pumpkin soup with ginger

Once in one house I was treated to pumpkin soup. I didn't immediately understand what I was eating, as the taste of the soup was unusual. I guess I didn't even appreciate this soup. And when I got ready to cook it at home, then I could not tear myself away from the soup. I wanted to eat it for breakfast, lunch and dinner, until my four-liter pot was empty. As it turned out, the soup is good both cold and hot.

Here is his recipe.

Cut 1 kg of pumpkin into cubes, place in a saucepan and cover with water 2 fingers above the pumpkin. Boil until half cooked, add to the pumpkin two large potatoes, grated on a coarse grater. Salt to taste and combine with cream 0.25-0.5 liters of 10 or 15% fat. Boil pumpkin and potatoes until tender. Mash the pumpkin with a crush or grind in a blender, turning the contents of the pan into a puree. Then grate a piece of fresh ginger. Choose the amount of ginger to taste. The soup is ready.

Purple Onion Salad

Cut a large onion into thin rings or half rings and sprinkle with the juice of half a lemon. Leave, stirring, for twenty minutes. Cut the hard cheese and egg into strips. Mix everything and season with mayonnaise. For a more satisfying salad, you can add salami-style semi-smoked sausage cut into strips to these ingredients.

Korean cabbage

For this dish, it is advisable to use cabbage of early and medium ripening periods. Cut the head of cabbage into halves or quarters along the stalk. Then soak in salted water for 3-4 days. Prepare a paste of minced garlic with red pepper (proportion to taste). Smear each leaf of the cabbage with this paste and place them in an enamel or glass dish. Put under oppression for three days in a cool place. This appetizer is for spicy food lovers.

Korean-style overgrown cucumbers

Cucumbers without peel and seeds - 2 kg, carrots - 200 g, onions - 200 g, garlic - 1 head, salt - 50 g, granulated sugar - 50 g, citric acid - 10 g, seasoning for Korean carrots, liquid or dry - 1 packet, vegetable oil - 10 tablespoons.

Wash cucumbers, peel, seeds, weigh and cut into strips or cubes. This is a good opportunity to use overgrown cucumbers of any size. However, standard cucumbers also fit into this recipe.

Prepare carrots in the form of thin strips, chop the onion and garlic. Combine everything, add salt, granulated sugar, citric acid, seasoning, vegetable oil. Mix thoroughly and leave to extract juice for 2-3 hours. Then boil the mixture for 10-15 minutes, put it hot in sterile jars and roll up.

Canned green tomatoes (in Armenian)

Cooking the marinade: 1 liter of water, 1.5 tablespoons of salt, 1 tablespoon of sugar, 2 tablespoons of 9% vinegar, half a large head of garlic, minced in a meat grinder or garlic, half a bunch of parsley and dill, a quarter of a medium pod of hot pepper and one pod of sweet pepper. Add garlic and herbs to boiling water with salt, sugar and vinegar and boil for 3 minutes.

For this preparation, you need to prepare tomatoes. From well-washed green and strong brown tomatoes, it is necessary to cut off the humps at the place of attachment of the stalk. Then put the tomatoes in sterile jars and pour the prepared marinade for 5 minutes and keep under the lid. Pour the marinade back into a saucepan, boil and pour two more times, roll up the third time. It turns out ...

Zucchini salad "Mother-in-law's language"

Cut 3 kg of zucchini into strips, 1.5 liters of tomato juice (for 1 liter of water 400 g of tomato paste), 3 pieces of bell pepper (cut into strips), 1 piece of hot pepper (finely chop), 300 g of garlic - grind in a meat grinder, 500 g carrots - grate, 1 glass of granulated sugar, 2 tablespoons of salt, 150 g of 9% vinegar.

Mix all the ingredients and cook for 20 minutes after a two-hour aging. Spread the salad hot in sterilized jars. Wrap up on top. Lettuce yield - 5 liters. This is a very tasty salad, its pungency depends on the amount of hot pepper. Here you need to focus on your taste.

Canned tomatoes

Select dense medium-sized tomatoes, wash, prick with a toothpick from the side of the stalk and put in sterile liter jars. Pour boiling water twice and drain.

Then put in each jar about? a teaspoon of citric acid. Pour boiling fill. Roll up the banks.

Pouring: for 1 liter of water - 1 tablespoon of salt, 3 tablespoons of sugar.

These tomatoes are very tasty, And the filling is also very tasty, spicy, aromatic.

Nice breakfast in the vegetable garden

On the plot, each gardener has places where it is pleasant to sit, relax, listen to the singing of morning birds.

Having prepared bread, or even better - bread and butter, a salt shaker with salt, we go out into the garden. We tear off a bunch of leaves of young wild garlic, still wet with dew, and settle down in our favorite place. It can be a huge spruce, under which we sit on a stump, and on another stump we place the plucked greens, salt and bread, and start having breakfast. Extremely tasty and healthy. You can also sit near a juniper, then phytoncides are added to the vitamin greens.

Cooking and seaming tips

To make the dishes the most delicious, it is important to choose the right main ingredient - rutabagas. It should be smooth, without dents. By weight, too light a fruit may indicate emptiness inside. Therefore, when choosing in a store, it is worth holding it in your hands and touching it.

At the beginning and at the end of conservation, it is necessary to sterilize the cans. This is done so that there are no microbes left in them and the workpieces are stored longer.

Before preparation, jars and lids are thoroughly washed with the addition of soda. Then sterilized over steam, in boiling water, or in an oven.

Advice... For such procedures, it is better to purchase special hot tongs. Towels and oven mitts do not keep the temperature for long.

After filling the cans, they are placed in a large saucepan or bowl of boiling water. Sterilized for 10-15 minutes. To cool down, turn it upside down - this allows you to make sure that the cans are completely sealed.

The main characteristics of the variety

Whether the remontant strawberry Elizabeth II will correspond to the varietal description depends on agricultural technology. She is very demanding on growing conditions, watering and feeding. But in order to eat berries with such excellent characteristics from early spring until frost, you can work hard.

Description of the bush, pollinators

Elizabeth 2 forms a compact upright bush up to 30 cm high. The leaves are semi-spreading, medium-sized, concave, with clearly marked denticles along the edge. The plate is wrinkled, glossy.

The number of whiskers is small, but significantly exceeds that of the mother variety Queen Elizabeth. Vegetative reproduction is quite possible. In one place, the variety can grow up to 4 years, but with abundant fruiting, a transplant is recommended after 3 years.

Buds of Elizabeth 2 are white, medium-sized, bisexual, collected in several pieces. The peduncles are spreading, noticeably shorter than the leaves, therefore, with a compacted planting, the fruits can shade and ripen poorly. Under the weight of the berries, they often lie on the ground.

Elizabeth 2 does not require the presence of pollinators, but it bears fruit better, and gives larger berries if another garden strawberry grows nearby. The varieties are well suited:

  • Queen,
  • Snow White,
  • Vima Rina,
  • Garland,
  • Fragrant basket.

Description of berries

The berries of the garden strawberry Elizabeth 2 are large, oval, regular in shape, not even in size, with a noticeable neck. With repeated fruiting, they can stretch out, and the nose from rounded to become elongated. But all the same, they remain beautiful, which is clearly visible in the photo.

The average weight of fruits is 40-60 g, some of them reach 120 g. But the size of the berries will not be as large as that of the hollow Gigantella. The absence of a cavity inside, a dense structure and uniformity are varietal features characteristic of Elizabeth 2 strawberries.

The peel and juicy pulp are deep red, achenes are straw-colored, numerous. The taste of berries of the Elizaveta 2 variety is estimated at 4.7 points, sweet, harmonious, rich, with a barely noticeable sourness. The aroma is strong, strawberry.

Productivity, ripening time, transportability

The variety enters fruiting early. The mustache gives a crop, even without having time to properly root and separate from the mother bush. After planting on a new bed, only the first peduncles need to be removed.

If the buds that appeared in the fall, but did not have time to bloom well overwinter, even in the Middle Lane the first berries can ripen in late May - early June. The fruiting period of Elizabeth 2 is extended to frost.

The yield of the variety is on average 350 centners per hectare, which is a very high indicator. The first wave accounts for about 1/3 of the total number of berries. One bush per season can give 1.7 kg of fruit or more, from 1 sq. m is harvested, depending on the planting density, up to 10 kg.

The berries of the garden strawberry Elizabeth 2 are well stored and tolerate transportation without losing their marketable and consumer qualities. Ideal for freezing - keep their shape after thawing.

The Elizaveta Vtora variety is intended for fresh consumption and is suitable for all types of processing. It is not worth waiting for the berry to be whole in the jam - it is too large. To reduce heat treatment, thereby preserving the maximum of useful substances, it is recommended to cut the fruits.

Drought resistance and frost resistance

The drought resistance of Elizaveta Vtoraya strawberries is low. Although an adult bush remains alive for some time during the absence of rain and watering, it quickly loses its productivity. Flower arrows do not set, pollinated buds and ovaries dry out and fall off, berries stop pouring and stop developing, leaves die off.

Important! Whiskers die quickly in the absence of moisture. This is a significant loss for gardeners, as few of them are formed.

The heat resistance of Elizabeth 2 is also low. In the southern regions, after the first wave of fruiting, there is usually a long break. If single peduncles appear, the berries ripen poorly, since they are baked in the sun. The heat protection nets stretched over the bed do not help much. Fruiting resumes when the temperature begins to subside.

Average frost resistance of the variety - up to -23 ° С. Considering that the bush can leave in the winter with peduncles already beginning to move forward, it requires shelter even in warm regions. If protection is not put, strawberry Elizabeth 2 will overwinter normally, no worse than other varieties, but a super-early harvest is unlikely to give. Unless the winter was not cold, or there was always a thick layer of snow on the garden bed.

Disease and pest resistance

The variety is highly resistant to major crop diseases. He is rarely affected by:

  • gray rot
  • blotches
  • powdery mildew.

Pests are a real problem in the years of epizootics. Elizabeth 2 rarely suffers from strawberry mites, but she will have to be protected from slugs. Strawberries love abundant watering, if you do not mulch the soil, shellfish will become a problem.

Some gardeners do not carry out preventive treatments, hoping for a high resistance of the variety to diseases and pests. This is their mistake - gradually larvae, fungal spores and bacteria colonize strawberry bushes, planting material is transferred to a new bed already infected.

Tomato juice for the winter - 10 simple recipes for delicious juice at home

Juice from juicy and pulpy tomato pulp, prepared at home, with your own hands, has a unique taste! The execution of the drink contains absolutely no difficulties. The volume depends on the number of tomatoes available. Hardly adults or children do not know how useful tomato juice is, it’s just a “storehouse” of vitamins and nutrients. The drink contains vitamins of the group "E", "B", "A", beta-carotene, "PP".

Tomato juice has found its use in losing weight, for those who are on a diet, or adhere to proper nutrition, a healthy drink helps in getting rid of extra pounds, consolidates the result obtained. The calorie content of the juice is 21 Kcal per 100 ml, the amount of carbohydrates is 3.8 g, fats - 1.1 g, proteins - 0.2 g. In some recipes, even a juicer is not needed, the juice can be made using a meat grinder, and the remaining cake can be dried and freeze, then add to the minced meat.

Whipped up the drink is prepared from thick tomato paste. You can add fragrant herbs or vegetables to the composition, an indescribable sensation in every sip, it is simply unrealistic not to try it! Connect your imagination and share amazing recipes!

Fig pests

Fig fruits attract the attention of many pests. The most common are the following:

Birds. As soon as the fruits are ripe, they come to the attention of the birds. Juicy fruits are a great treat for birds. In order to protect the garden, deterrent elements must be installed.

Fig lily... A dangerous insect, lays eggs on young branches. If pests are not detected in a timely manner, adults will emerge from the eggs. The bean leaf feeds on cell sap. She pierces the leaf, as a result of which the tree loses all its strength.

The insect is able to move from tree to tree, causing enormous damage to the garden.

In addition, the louse is a carrier of viruses. If you do not start the fight against insects in time, trees can get sick and die. Treating trees with drugs such as Mospilan or Aktara will help protect the garden and get rid of the pest.

Fig bark beetle. During the growing season, 2 generations of insects develop. Most often they are located on weakened trees. The larvae make moves, which leads to the death of the bark. Over time, bark beetles destroy the entire trunk, as a result of which the tree dies. If this does not happen, then the affected plant will no longer bear fruit.

The insect is a carrier of diseases. If treatment is not started in time, the trees will be affected by cancer.

To protect the garden from the bark beetle, you need to carefully inspect the trees. If there is mechanical damage, they should be treated with oil paint. Damaged areas and dried branches must be burned.

You can get rid of eggs and fungal spores with the help of iron sulfate. For this, the trees must be sprayed with the prepared solution. It is best to carry out processing during the dormant period, an excellent time is the end of February or the beginning of March. If spraying was not carried out in winter, then the procedure should be carried out in early spring. This will require a 4% solution of Bordeaux liquid.

Mole-leaf roll fig... Another dangerous pest that causes huge damage to the garden. The small butterfly has a reddish-brown color, while the caterpillars are yellow. Insects feed on the leafy part. In addition, they are capable of damaging the fruit. Damaged fruits are not good for food, you have to get rid of them.

To protect the trees. You need to inspect them carefully. When insects appear, chemical treatment is required. If this is not done, you can lose a significant part of the crop.

Figs are a delicious fruit. In addition, it is also known for its beneficial properties. To get a good harvest, your garden must be well tended.

We must not forget about preventive measures and the treatment of trees from pests and diseases.

Differences of peppers for open beds

Many gardeners prefer to put a greenhouse for pepper, but there are those who like to grow plants in the open field. The main conditions for this:

  • good illumination
  • warmed by the sun
  • wind protection.

To keep out of the wind, you can plant tall, sturdy plants around the pepper.

It is best to plant peas, cabbage, beans, cucumbers, beans before the pepper. But after eggplant, potatoes, tomatoes, you should not plant peppers, as there will be the same diseases.

For sweet peppers in the open field, it is necessary to prepare the ground in the fall.

  1. The bed is fertilized with compost or manure.
  2. Add 30 g of superphosphate.
  3. Dig it to a depth of about 20 cm.

In the spring, the bed is once again dug to a depth of 10-15 cm. The rows should be no more than 30 cm for uniform heating, without weeds.

In the south of the country, seedlings can be planted earlier, in May. In the north, it is better to wait until mid-June.

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Variety reviews

This is how it is, Vietnamese melon. Reviews about this culture, both experienced gardeners and those who have just entered this path, are very sympathetic and agree on one thing: this is really a very tasty fruit, it is not difficult to grow it (the main thing is to follow all the instructions). And if we touch on the topic of health and the effect of eating melon on it, there are no complaints at all. On the contrary, everyone who ate this fruit understand how useful it is.

Pros and cons

This melon variety has several characteristics:

  • good harvest
  • very high taste characteristics of the fruit
  • they bear fruit before frost
  • appearance - decorative, very attractive
  • an important aspect is the short growing season.

And the only disadvantages are that the fruits are too small.

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