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Sweet potato crepes

It was time for a slight change in Sunday recipes so I took up the suggestion to make sweet potato crepes using ginger and cinnamon (instead of vanilla) and 1/4 whole wheat flour. Pretty tasty with fried Granny Smith apples, … Continue reading

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Daikon radish leaves and ginger harvest

I got some daikon radishes and green beans at the Carytown farmer’s market and was informed that the radish leaves were not very tasty when eaten. As the radish is in the Brassica family it is closely related to cabbages … Continue reading

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Garden kale, chard, squash, garlic

The Swiss chard and kale from starts in the garden are big enough to eat so I chopped some leaves and steamed with squash before frying with Aji peppers, garlic, onion and some chana masala tomato sauce. Very tasty. Although … Continue reading

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Shirataki tofu noodles

A tennis buddy recommended Shirataki noodles as a low carb alternative to Ramen so I boiled them up and added Aji pepper, basil, huacatay and nasturtium leaves and the chicken packet from ramen. These noodles have a very unusual mouth … Continue reading

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Roasted squash with pistachios

With all the butternut squash from the one random plant in the garden, roasted squash with chopped pistachios made a great complement to a pork chop. Very tasty.

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Napa cabbage for kim chi

The napa cabbage starts were finally at the four leaf stage so it was time to take them out of the cold frame and plant them in the garden in the hope that they are big enough to survive on … Continue reading

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Claussen-brined pickled beets

The Claussen-style pickled green tomatoes I just finished were so tasty I figured I would use the lazy chef’s method to try the same thing on red beets by just removing the spices and adding the beets to the remaining … Continue reading

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