Monthly Archives: April 2012

Harvest Mondays, April 30, 2012 – Lemongrass Update

Azaleas Not a productive week and certainly not a happy week. Due to severe allergy issues, was confined to the indoors and in mostly a horizontal position instead of a vertical one. The good news is by listening to my body and … Continue reading

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Egg Foo Yung

Wanted to make an egg dish with the Chinese chives I have in my garden but didn’t want to make the typical Chinese dish of “Scrambled Eggs with Chinese Chives”. After giving this some thoughts, it occurred to me that I have … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, April 23, 2012 – Garden Update

The above is a patch of giant red mustard, all volunteers. Imagine my surprise when I saw this patch of giant red mustard growing in a corner of my garden. Was going to transplant some to a more favorable location, but it has been … Continue reading

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Marinated Oven Dehydrated Pressed Tofu & Garlic Green Lettuce Wrap

Repeated my Oven Dehydrated Pressed Tofu experiment this week and am happy to report the results. Will try not to bore you with details. Also remember this is just my opinion regarding texture and taste. What I like is not necessarily what you … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, April 16, 2012 – Growing Ginger Update

Eastern Redbud Thought I lost the tree a couple of years ago. Then last year I decided to prune and reshape to see if I could save it. This spring, I am rewarded with a tree loaded with beautiful pink flowers. After flowering, … Continue reading

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