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Sushi Style Rolls with Overnight Pickled Chard Steam and Pretty Pink Ginger

I will never buy pickled ginger in a jar again, it’s so easy to do it at home and tastes tenfold better than even the snazziest most expensive organic market ginger in a jar. For the sake of simplicity this … Continue reading

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First Salad Celebration? Not This Year.

It just doesn’t seem right to celebrate when it has been such an incredibly warm winter, I have had greens available in the garden all winter long, minus the couple days of snow we have had of course. Right now … Continue reading

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Slow Roasted Green Tomatoes

Are all gardeners obsessed with eating green tomatoes? I didn’t understand why anyone would try and make unripe fruit edible in the first place but in recent years I too have become obsessed. There is something so wrong about carefully … Continue reading

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Garlic Self Sufficient, it Worked.

This has been more than a 2 year test project and I am thrilled to say it actually worked! Over all I was surprised at how little effort and garden space garlic takes to grow here, aside from planting, harvesting … Continue reading

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Fava Bean & Olive Tapenade

This is the first time I have saved dried favas from the garden for cooking, I am still experimenting! Aside from removing fava beans from their pods they also have a secondary casing skin on each individual bean. The casing … Continue reading

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Life of a Fava Bean

Last fall I planted a “large” part of the garden with favas destined not to be consumed but to save for seed. I have never attempted to save bean seed before but unintentionally I think I have done it right. … Continue reading

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Late on the Scapes

Really Canada day long weekend(happy Canada day by the way!) is a bit late to be cutting garlic scapes they would have been ten times tastier a couple weeks ago. Some of the garlic flowers are bursting at the seams, … Continue reading

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