Monthly Archives: March 2012

Samosa Style Pockets with Spring Greens and Roasted Garlic

I just finished digging out this year’s carrot area, my reward? I uncovered some very early potatoes, missed during the last harvest or self grown from potatoes past? I haven’t planted potatoes yet this year. I am short cutting this … Continue reading

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Sorrel Raisin Chutney

Ingredients: 2 Cups Sorrell, washed well and rough chopped ¼ Cup Raisins, chopped ½ Cup Water 2 TBS Brown sugar Cayenne pepper and sea salt to taste Method: Combine everything in a sauce pan, simmer over medium/low heat, stirring frequently. … Continue reading

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Planting Peas? Why Bother Double Digging.

The first year I attempted gardening, I zealously double dug and sifted each inch of food growing earth, It took hours of back breaking pitch forking and more hours of back breaking soil sifting. If you practice double digging perhaps … Continue reading

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Baby Chives

At this time of year I love snipping the babyest of baby chives, they add a pinch of spring to everything, I have often harvested my chive patch completely down to the ground at least a couple times before they … Continue reading

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Chive Oil Vinaigrette

Sure I could have just chopped up some chives and tossed them on top of my salad but I was looking for something interesting to soak into my sunflower seed toast croutons, it worked perfectly. Sorry there is no picture … Continue reading

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Back at Home

I just got back from a hot sunny vacation in the Philippines. It was wonderful to say the least but I am also thrilled to be back in the land of fresh salads! Self perpetuating greens are coming up all … Continue reading

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