Onions for Your Health

Since we grow so many onions here at Dixondale, we’ve heard a thing or two about onions and health over the years. This month we want to discuss some of those benefits that onions can offer. A Little Onion History The onion is one of…

Texas 1015Y Super Sweet and its History

Development Texas 1015Y Super Sweet onions were developed by Dr. Leonard Pike, a horticulture professor at Texas A&M University. After 10 years of research and development, the Texas 1015 was released in 1983 and nicknamed the “million-dollar baby” because of the enormous cost and amount of…

Instant Pot Shredded Chicken Burrito Bowls

This delicious recipe for Instant Pot Shredded Chicken Burrito Bowls comes from Recipes Simple! Easy all-in-one dinner Instant Pot Chicken Burrito Bowls have all your favorite ingredients found in a burrito but served in a delicious burrito bowl where you can add all your favorite…

Where to Plant Your Onions

As you begin to plan and prepare for your gardens, be sure to select the proper site for your onions. Provide your onions what they need to thrive from the start and you’ll grow a successful onion crop. Whether you plant in the ground or…

Caramelized Onions

A super quick and easy recipe for delicious caramelized onions! Directions Halve and slice onions. Coat 12-inch skillet with cooking spray. Over medium heat, cook onions in oil for 15 to 20 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until soft and golden. Stir in thyme, rosemary, salt,…

Harvesting and Curing Tips

Harvesting Onions are officially ready to harvest when the tops turn yellow or brown and fall over. Be sure to stop watering once you see the tops falling over. Watering during this time can decrease your storage potential. Keep in mind that the last thing…