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Stuffed Eggplant

I’m so happy that my few surviving eggplant plants (is that the right phrase to use?) actually are producing eggplants. I know most people just expect to sow eggplant seeds, wait a bit and then harvest eggplants. That’s not been … Continue reading

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Yet Another Reason I Love My Garden

A friend phoned a couple of days ago and asked Hubby and me over for a dip in their pool and a relaxing evening at their place. With little effort we decided they’d BBQ some chicken and make the satay sauce … Continue reading

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Garden Vegetables & Cous Cous Salad with Ham

Jamie Oliver has a series on TV right now where he prepares 2 – 15 minute meals in a half-hour segment (I feel honour-bound to clarify that this does NOT include the time to harvest or buy the food and clean up afterwards … Continue reading

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Green Smoothie

Last weekend I took a class on raw foods. I had taken a different version of the same class a year ago. The instructor has lived for a decade without cooking her food (anything over 42 C starts to kill … Continue reading

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Kitchen Herbs

Back on March 7th, I returned to the garden after being overseas for a few months. I sowed like a maniac. One of the seeds I sowed was basil. They’ve sprouted really well, but with winter coming on, I thought … Continue reading

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Bauern Frühstuck

As part of our ongoing effort to find ways to eat our backyard eggs, last night’s dinner was Bauern Frühstuck (German for Farmer’s Breakfast). It’s typically served for lunch or dinner in Germany. It is a very filling meal and would, … Continue reading

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Waste not Want not

Last night I turned the leftover mashed potatoes (from potatoes from my garden) into gnocchi. Topped with pesto made from basil, parsley and oregano out of the garden, it was delicious.               My gnocchi … Continue reading

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Parsley in a Tea Kettle

Deb did a kitchen clean out and she offered me some stuff she no longer uses, including this cute tea kettle. It’s too nice to waste but I need a kettle like I need more egg cups. Being currently obsessed … Continue reading

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Green Harvest

On Saturday I harvested greens from my garden to go into a quiche. The plan was to do a “before” and “after” photo showing the healthy greens and then the sumptuous quiche they became as it was pulled fresh from … Continue reading

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Looking Good

Because it’s a bad week to plant anything in the garden according to the Lunar Calendar, I’m sitting on my hands for a few days. All I can do is wait (I’m not a patient person so this is harder … Continue reading

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