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The growth-cycle of garlic.

June 25, 2011


Today is a cool summer day here in central PA, with a high of a heavenly 75 F. Even so, I can hardly conjure up the memory of those chilly days last fall that found us on our hands and knees poking garlic cloves into the ground. At that time of year, the garden is […]

Quick Pickles: Hot Cauliflower, Onions, and Scapes

June 22, 2011


An spring-meets-summer quick pickle for mezze and munching.

Creamy Scape and Spinach Eggs

June 19, 2011


Ahh.. Sunday morning breakfast! A couple years ago, we had a green-eggs-and-ham something sorta like this.  We’re flush with spinach and garlic scapes from our garden, so we decided to wing it and see how it’d turn out. The Plan: A lot of recipes online have versions of this that use a lot of prep […]

Champion of England Peas: Success!

June 11, 2011


Prolific and delicious, our Champion of England Peas are a total success this year.  Recipes to follow; for now —  Note to future selves: Tall varieties are awesome. So is harvesting at dusk.  Also: give tall varieties an extra post to support all the extra weight. Oops.