Monthly Archives: August 2012

Ping Tung Eggplant – Solanum melongena ‘Ping Tung’

Ping Tung Eggplant There are many varieties of Asian eggplants, with skin colors ranging from light to dark purple, white, black, pink or green. Shapes can be round or long and slender. Of all the Asian eggplants, Ping Tung is my favorite. It … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, August 27, 2012

My one and only red cabbage. Not very big, less than 1 pound, but it is solid. Due to limited space, I do not plant cabbage, red or green (they are so readily available). But after all the plantings were … Continue reading

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Sesame Pasta with Heirloom Tomatoes

Heirloom tomatoes from Locust Grove Heritage Vegetable Garden Left to right: Eva Purple Ball, Aunt Ruby’s German Green and Golden Queen USDA Yes, the Aunt Ruby’s German green tomato is ready to eat, it will not turn red or yellow … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, August 20, 2012 – Angled Luffa, Butternut Squash, Eggplants & Asian Pear

Angled luffa First angled luffa. Well, actually this is the second one. The first one was camera shy but it was tender and delicious. Right photo: Cross section of the luffa. There was no seed. Could have waited a few … Continue reading

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Locust Grove’s Sunset Sensations – August Featured Chef

About 1½ hours before Sunset Sensations was to take place, we had a thunderstorm, and what a storm! The sky opened up, there were thunders, there were lightnings, it was scary.  Driving in the pouring rain to Locust Grove (I am one … Continue reading

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