Monthly Archives: July 2011

Creamy Green Pea and Nasturtium Guacamole

I love lightening up guacamole with peas and greens, if you don’t have nasturtium on hand, most fresh greens will blend seamlessly with avocado. I purposefully add a substantial amount of acid in this recipe to keep the appetizing green … Continue reading

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Curing Garlic

For the first time I am getting serious about curing garlic, all 83 heads of it that is! In previous years I only grew a few garlic plants and they would all get used up long before I had to … Continue reading

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Harvesting Garlic-The Garlic Self Sufficiency Project Continued…

If you didn’t read or don’t feel like reading my post about garlic self sufficiency , I will quickly recap: I am attempting to grow my family’s entire consumption of garlic, about 70 heads per annum to be specific. I … Continue reading

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Quick and Easy Fettuccini with Multiple Herb Pesto

Ah the inevitable mid week question of what to make for dinner? You are looking at last night’s decision. As simplistic as this recipe is, it is surprisingly good, fast, and fresh. I plucked all the greens & herbs from … Continue reading

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A Good Year for Squash?

Not sure if I did something right or if it’s just a good year for squash? The summer so far has been damp and off to a slow start, less than ideal squash weather, aren’t squash suppose to like it … Continue reading

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Parting Comments on Garlic Scapes

I just noticed some of the last standing garlic scapes in the garden have started to crack  open their flower buds! I figured it was now or never if I was going to harvest them and I rushed right out … Continue reading

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Ironic Overwintering Cabbage

Late last summer I started a multitude of overwintering cabbages, after the unusual come and go snow and chilly spring, only three lone January King Cabbage seedling were left standing. I nursed these little over wintering cabbages along in anticipation … Continue reading

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