Category Archives: Cooking

Harvest Monday, August 24, 2015 – Red, White & Blue Potatoes

This year I am growing 4 different varieties of potatoes, Adirondack Red, Blue, Fingerlings and Adirondack Blue. (I actually started out with 5 varieties but the Yukon Gold failed to sprout.) The potatoes in the photo below were steamed then … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, August 17, 2015 – Figs + Harvests (Collard, Beets, Chinese Long Beans, Radicchio)

Harvested first figs this past week. Picked 10 figs, 5 did not make it into the photo, the above 5 disappeared as soon as photo was taken. One of the fig question I am frequently asked is: How do I … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, July 13, 2015 – Un-Retiring Window Boxes + Container Sweet Potatoes

Had a tiny empty area in my garden so decided to sprinkle a few Shanghai Bok Choy seeds and a few Napa Cabbage seeds next to each other in the spot figuring if the seeds germinate I will transplant them … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, June 1, 2015 – Garden Updates

Not a bad harvest week. The Ruby Streak Mustard was showing signs of bolting so cut all the plants (2 leaves above the ground to see if the plant will send out side shoots). We have been experiencing above average … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday, May 25, 2015 – More Window Box Harvest + Soy Beans Seedlings + Chinese Long Beans Seedlings

More Window box harvest. Johnny’s Happy Rich (F1) broccoli is a cross between broccoli and gailan (Chinese broccoli). Looks like miniature head of broccoli but has more of a gailan flavor. The entire stalk (stem, leaves and flower) is edible. … Continue reading

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