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Kale and Garlic Scape Pesto

Here’s a second recipe for kale and garlic scape pesto. The first uses walnuts and Parmesan cheese and can be found here. Get out the food processor and place it on the counter. Measure the following and place in the … Continue reading

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Garden Garlic

Garlic growing happened in our home garden. After randomly planting it in a plot where it propagated year after year without care, last October I planted cloves the way I learned from my friend and mentor Susan Jutz. I harvested … Continue reading

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Hacking Through

It’s been a tough couple of weeks complicated by a lingering and persistent impulse to void the rheum of excess mucus. I don’t feel ill for the most part, but the coughing has been terrible. Missing work without sick pay … Continue reading

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Roasted Pepper Garlic Spread

The warehouse club sells packs of six 8-ounce bars of cream cheese. I bought one. A basic use-it-up strategy is to make a spread for crackers and bread for after work snacking or luncheon. It’s easy. Soften a bar of … Continue reading

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Kale and Garlic Scape Pesto

LAKE MACBRIDE— There were big coolers full of garlic scapes and kale available at our CSA pickup point this week. It’s time to make: Kale and garlic scape pesto 2 cups garlic scapes cut into thin slices 8-10 leaves kale, … Continue reading

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Garlic Harvest on the Farm

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Sunday is Laundry Day

LAKE MACBRIDE— Yesterday’s wind died down to reveal almost perfect weather conditions today. A little cold— frost is evident on the leaves of thyme— but not the hard frost about which gardeners often fret. My April 30 assessment proved accurate: … Continue reading

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