Monthly Archives: November 2012

Macy’s 2012 Thanksgiving Parade – Po from Kung Fu Panda

For years I have wanted to attend the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade balloons inflation but never made it. This year I decided to be a dictator and announced earlier in the year that we, the whole family, were having Thanksgiving in … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, November 26, 2012 – Chicory, Ginger & More

Broccoli, Chicory Orchidea Rossa (radicchio) & Ginger The small broccoli in the above photo was found under some leaves that protected it from killer frost damage. Photo right: My very first chicory (radicchio), small (about the size of my fist) but beautiful. … Continue reading

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Garden to Wok – No Post Today

Visiting New York City No garden No wok No post

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Harvest Monday, November 19, 2012 – Locust Grove Heritage Vegetable Garden

This past week, I spent more time than I should taking care of the shrubs and flower beds and never got to the veggie garden. Brought in a few carrots and a bit of Chinese parsley (cilantro), no photo. So I … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Noodles

Sweet potato noodles are made from the starch of sweet potatoes. (Not to be confused with bean thread, also known as cellophane noodles, which are made from mung beans.) Found in Asian markets (not yet available in the neighborhood grocery stores). Sold dried … Continue reading

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