Category Archives: Richmond

Red cabbage (deconstructed) and liver w/ onions

I am heading south to Florida tomorrow and needed to use up some things in the frig so I made a quick steamed red cabbage in a bit of bacon grease with vinegar and some shredded Honey Crisp apple on … Continue reading

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Napa cabbage (大白菜) and kimchi

Unlike 2019 the Napa cabbage (大白菜) has not headed up this year but rather produced abundant leaf which I used for kimchi. Urban farming struggles. I imagine the kim chi will still be fine.

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Capsicum pubescens cotyledons

Because pubescens in my favorite rocoto peppers denotes the hairy leaves of the pepper (Capsicum pubescens) I thought I would see if my new pepper sprouts were the right variety. Sure enough the cotyledon passed the hairy leaf test. What … Continue reading

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Mesclun Salad Omelet

Difficulties have arisen in growing Paris Market Mix from Renee’s Garden as only the escarole, arugula and chervil produced leaves while the endive, chicory and red lettuces are AWOL. I did make one salad cutting but the simple havarti cheese … Continue reading

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Tofu Spanish Rice

I had some leftover rice and tomatoes so fried up some onions and red peppers and tossed in the tomatoes, rice and tofu for protein.

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Leftover Stir Fry, Ami style.

I excluded the bulk of added sugar in the past year, no donuts, no bagels &tc but with a few slips (chocolate over the holidays) and mistakes (oops, that no fat vanilla yogurt makes up the missing fat calories with … Continue reading

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Surprise manzano pepper

We had planted rocoto pepper seed outside and it was time to renew the indoor battle with aphids trying to over winter the peppers when one plant produced a yellow pepper of the same shape, apparently the closely related manzano … Continue reading

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