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Holiday Calendar for your Garden of Eatin’

Remember, there is something to plant and something to eat from your Garden of Eatin’  365 days of the year.  New Year’s Day  Cook collards; scratch in onions; plant blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, fruit trees, scuppernongs, etc. Prune fruit trees and grape vines. Eat your last ripe tomato from fall (ask David how). Eat the brussels sprouts […]

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Strawberries

Print our strawberries tip sheet! Fresh strawberries from your garden are a real treat, but more importantly, your strawberries can be grown without chemicals.  Commercially grown strawberries are some of the most pesticide intensive grown fruits in the grocery store.  When buying strawberries remember to wash them thoroughly.  Also, refrain from buying them out of […]

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Easy Apple Crumb Pie

Easy Apple Crumb Pie (for those wonderful fall apples!)  Deep dish pie plate 4-6. large tart apples, peeled and sliced 1/2 cup sugar . 1 tsp. cinnamon Combine these three ingredients and add into pie crust. In a food processor add: 3/4 cup flour 1/2 cup sugar 1/3 cup butter Process until crumbly and top […]

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Creamed Turnips

 Peel and chunk turnips. Cover with water and boil until tender. Blend in mixer with butter, cayenne pepper and salt until smooth like creamed potatoes

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Brussels Sprouts

I think the best way to eat these from the garden are to pick them small, coat them with olive oil and seasoning (we love Mrs. Dash), and roast them in the oven at a high heat (400 degrees).  It takes about 30 minutes until tender.

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Quick Cool Weather Soup

For a quick and easy soup in cool weather, I add whatever vegetables are available in the garden to chicken broth. Green peas, swiss chard, sliced carrots, kale, spring onions, fresh parsley, thinly sliced turnips. Colorful and heathy. It usually only takes about 15 minutes until it is done depending on how thinly I slice […]

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Asian Broccoli

Steam pieces of broccoli until barely tender. Drain. Mix together 1 tbs. dark sesame oil (there are some great hot flavors available if you like spice), 1 tbs. soy sauce and 1 tsp. toasted sesame seeds. Coat broccoli and serve. I use this sauce also on freshly cooked asparagus or thin, young green beans.

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