Beware of the Bears in the Great Smoky Mountains

I was told we would see bears in the Smoky Mountains and I’m sure they are there based on the stories told and the bear proof garbage cans. I swear they are more plentiful in New Jersey because of first hand experience. We did see otters playing in Abrham’s Falls and we were greeted by…

Datil Peppers

On my last trek down south I visited my friends in St. Augustine, Florida. On my way out of town I picked up a 15 inch Datil Pepper plant to see if I could make it grow up North. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Datil_pepper My experiment was successful. Added vinegar and other not so hot peppers. I use the…