Harvest Monday: For Whom the Bell Pepper Tolls – 07/28/2013

July 29, 2013  |  2 Comments  |  by Ben Czajkowski  |  Gardening
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Good lord. So many bell peppers to use up!

Harvest Monday, July 29, 2013

This is the exact problem I wanted to find myself in. Only I had expected the Red Beauty peppers to be a bit bigger. This group has been the size of mini bell peppers, but they’re weighty, definitely. All of the peppers are going to be stuffed and roasted this week. I am incredibly excited about it. I’ve been pinning various recipes, for the last couple weeks.

Harvest Monday Group Shot

Harvest Monday Group Shot

A ton of peppers came off the plants, this week. The Kratky Method hydroponic bucket produced two cucumbers that I decided to pick and sample.

Cucumber compared to pepper

Cucumber compared to pepper

The cucumbers are only a few inches long, but they still tower over the small peppers.

Striped Fish Peppers

Striped Fish Peppers

I love the striped Fish peppers. They’re taste is fantastic. I look forward to sharing out their seeds with people that like peppers with a little bit of heat. They taste a step down, in terms of heat, when compared to jalapenos, in my opinion.

Weekly Weights:
Boston Pickling Cucumbers: 6 5/8 oz.
Mini Bell Peppers: 3 3/8 oz.
Red Beauty Bell Peppers: 10 1/8 oz.
Chinese Five Color Peppers: 1/8 oz.
Fish Peppers: 1 1/2 oz.

Harvest Monday is a chance to show off weekly crops. It’s hosted by Daphne.

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2 Responses to “Harvest Monday: For Whom the Bell Pepper Tolls – 07/28/2013”

Mike R says:

Interesting. I read that fish peppers were more like Serranos for heat so I’ve stayed away from them. I’ve heard they are very good.

Shawn Ann says:

Ooh! I would love to try your seeds! Your peppers are all beautiful even if they aren’t too big!