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Late June in the Garden

*Yes, I did mean late June… this mid-July rainy weekend is allowing me to get all caught up, and I couldn’t skip over the joys of the transition from leafy greens to other vegetables and fruit in the garden!* Along with … Continue reading

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Easy Tomato Soup Recipe

Did you can any tomatoes this summer or fall?  If so, these first cold days of November are the perfect time to start enjoying that sun ripened home grown tomato flavor as a classic easy comfort food: tomato soup. Basic Tomato … Continue reading

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Preserving Hot Sauce

This year we added another product to our list of canned goods: Hot Sauce! We did two versions – one cooked and canned and one naturally fermented.  Both used the same basic ingredients: equal parts of onions, carrots, tomatoes, and … Continue reading

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Garlic Scape Recipes

Garlic scapes are delicious and versatile.  We use them raw and cooked in late June and early July when they spring from the tops of our garlic plants.  Here are a few suggesitons: Pickled Garlic Scapes:  It might help to … Continue reading

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Winter-Sweetened Kale

Despite freezes, thaws, feet of snow and drizzles of rain, our kale is still standing (sort of) strong in the garden.  Sweetened by the cold, winter-harvested kale is a green treat at this time of year! Cooking with kale is … Continue reading

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Dressing up Salads

At last!  We’re eating fruits and roots out of the garden – not just leaves and shoots. Though lettuce and asparagus are still in our weekly harvest mix, our salads are getting much more colorful and interesting as peas, carrots, … Continue reading

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How to use a bunch of cilantro

If you ever need to buy cilantro for a recipe, you know that one bunch is usually way more than you need.  Likewise, many people who planted cilantro in their gardens this spring are producing way more leaves than can … Continue reading

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