Tag Archives: garlic

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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Garden Work

LAKE MACBRIDE— Today was the first real work session in the garden and I cleaned up two of the plots, built my burn pile, evened out the ground near where the backhoe dug to fix the waterline leak last fall, … Continue reading

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