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Basil from the Garden

It’s harvest time here and the basil (Ocimum basilicum) is growing well. The sunny location in the garden has served them well. i really love the smell of basil, taking leaves from the plants is such an aromatic experience. Basil…

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garlic green beans

Serves 4 1-pound fresh green beans, trimmed and chopped2 tablespoons olive oil4·cloves garlic, minced1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes. Salt and pepper to taste l. Boil green beans in water for just 3-4 minutes; do not overcook. Or steam for…

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Yarrow

Yarrow (Achillia millefolium) millefolium means thousand leaved (Wood, 1997) (Buhner, 1998) Family: Asteraceae AKA: Woundwort Known to Romans as Herba militari (Wood, 1997) (Kynes, 2016) Solider’s wort (Wood, 1997) Carpenter’s weed (Wood, 1997) Milfoil, nosebleed (Tierra, 1998) (Kynes, 2016) Yarroway (Naegele, 1980) Noble Yarrow (Mercatante, 1976) Thousand Leaf (Mercatante,…

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Green Beans with Onions, Garlic & Tomato

Extra green beans from the garden? This recipe from Madhur Jaffrey’s cookbook World of the East Vegetarian Cooking. Green Beans with Onion, Garlic, and Tomato 1 ½ pound fresh green beans, trimmed and cut to 1-inch 2 medium sized onions cut…

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Cool & Crunchy Cucumber Salsa

This is a recipe that was shared on Facebook a few years back. it is so so good!! and i really nice way to use up the extra cukes and maters from the garden Cool & Crunchy Cucumber Salsa 2…

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white bean, sage and garlic soup

quick, simple, delicious

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Garden Sage

harvesting and learning about sage

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