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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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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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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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Oven Roasted Garlic Scapes with Sweet Miso Ginger Sauce

I know a lot of gardeners look forward to an annual garlic scape pesto, personally it’s not my thing I prefer cooked scapes, they are lovely in stir fries or soups. Mine are at the very end of their harvestability … Continue reading

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Spectacularly Pink Rhubarb-Aide

This is such a bright refreshing drink, it’s worth growing rhubarb for this alone! If you like lemon water forego the “aide” and forego adding sweetener, it’s delicious and just as beautiful as a flavored water. The stunning pink colour holds … Continue reading

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Rhubarb “tzatziki“

Does everyone who grows rhubarb end up with a freezer full at the end of the summer? I think that question goes along with does anyone who owns a juicer have a good use for all the left over pulp? … Continue reading

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Dying Easter Eggs with Fruit and Vegetable Juice

I had never considered what was in food safe colourings until we found out a friend of ours is allergic to them, in particular the controversial insect based dyes that are, by the way, found in everything from convenience store … Continue reading

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