Monthly Archives: January 2012

Harvest Monday, January 30, 2012 – Growing Chick Peas (Garbanzo Beans) Sprouts

Chick Peas sprouts, like mung beans sprouts, are very easy grow, actually I think chick peas sprouts are easier to grow. Can be eaten at any stage, taste at different stages to find which you like best. I like them when … Continue reading

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Shrimp in Lobster Sauce – Where is the Lobster?

Have you ordered Shrimp in Lobster Sauce in a Chinese restaurant only to discover when the dish arrives, these is NO lobster in the sauce? Where is the Lobster? There really is no lobster in Shrimp in Lobster Sauce. According … Continue reading

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Growing Sweet Potato Slips – Update

In my earlier post I forgot to mention which end of the sweet potato should be immersed in water. It is the root end. How to tell? There are 2 ways: 1. Observe the sweet potato, if there are hairlike … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, January 23, 2012 – Growing Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potato, Ipomo batatas, a member of the morning glory family, is easy to grow but requires a long frost free growing period and room for the vines to spread. If you have limited space consider the “bush” varieties, these have … Continue reading

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Chicken & Lotus Root with 3 Flowers

Chinese New Year is Monday, January 23, 2012, the year of the dragon. Here is a recipe to ring in the New Year. Serve this dish with steamed jasmine rice or serve as part of a multi-course meal. Chicken & Lotus Root with 3 … Continue reading

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