Monthly Archives: September 2012

Fall Cleanup (Really Photo Extravaganza)

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Started pulling out tomato plants today (still loads to go) and I have to say this summer was so unusually hot that for once I am looking forward to autumn and yes even winter (already dreaming of the new seed … Continue reading

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Beets

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The wondrous and magical thing about gardening is that something like this: Without that much work really, turns into something like this: Which several months later you harvest and it looks like this: And then you give it some kitchen … Continue reading

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A Letter to my Fava Beans

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Dear Fava Beans, I just harvested you from the garden. You’ve grown so well as a fall crop and I promise that I’ll do better with supporting you next spring to keep you off the ground. You sure love the … Continue reading

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Update on Wine Vinegar

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I was very excited when my vinegar of mother arrived from Northampton Wine and Beer this week. After not being able to find a Canadian source after much scouring of “the internets” I was very happy to come across an … Continue reading

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Kimchi

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Post by Andrew When I first heard of kimchi I dismissed the idea of eating rotten cabbage. But since my daughter moved to Japan and convinced me to try it I have re-assessed my view of this wonderful Korean staple. … Continue reading

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Eggplant Fries

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Just a quick post to recommend this recipe, at the bottom of their web page, for eggplant fries. They are broiled, not deep fried, but are very crunchy (what did we do before panko?) and the eggplant went almost fluffy. … Continue reading

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Part 2 – Green Currant Tomato “Capers”

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An update to the green currant tomato experiment post from a couple weeks ago. They are awesome! They look a bit like overcooked peas and the taste has more than a hint of sun dried tomato. The orange ones that … Continue reading

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