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A Most Delicious Salad

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Last weekend while tucked away in the mountains for a quick getaway with friends, I had one of the better salads I’ve ever eaten.  Maybe this is because it was one of the most beautiful salads I’ve ever seen or maybe it was because the ingredients were mostly home grown.  Below is a photo, with […]

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Honey, Bee Cool

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<A HREF=”http://ws.amazon.com/widgets/q?ServiceVersion=20070822&MarketPlace=US&ID=V20070822%2FUS%2Fediblyardw-20%2F8005%2F526587c8-58f5-4652-add8-ca3dbb630106&Operation=NoScript” mce_HREF=”http://ws.amazon.com/widgets/q?ServiceVersion=20070822&MarketPlace=US&ID=V20070822%2FUS%2Fediblyardw-20%2F8005%2F526587c8-58f5-4652-add8-ca3dbb630106&Operation=NoScript”>Amazon.com Widgets</A> As someone susceptible to heat stroke, I’m always looking for ways to stay cool on hot days.  Here are a few strategies that I’ve read about recently in Heinerman’s Encyclopedia of Fruits, Vegetables, and Herbs. On hot days, bees keep a drop or two of nectar honey in the folds of […]

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Cocktails and Smoothies with Seasonal Herbs and Veggies

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<A HREF=”http://ws.amazon.com/widgets/q?ServiceVersion=20070822&MarketPlace=US&ID=V20070822%2FUS%2Fediblyardw-20%2F8005%2F526587c8-58f5-4652-add8-ca3dbb630106&Operation=NoScript” mce_HREF=”http://ws.amazon.com/widgets/q?ServiceVersion=20070822&MarketPlace=US&ID=V20070822%2FUS%2Fediblyardw-20%2F8005%2F526587c8-58f5-4652-add8-ca3dbb630106&Operation=NoScript”>Amazon.com Widgets</A> <br /> There are a couple of real winners as far as cocktails and smoothies coming out of my yard as of late. I made “lavender lemon balm” margaritas for a Daily Acts meeting recently (people biked to the meeting) and they were a hit. I just sprinkled lavender from my […]

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Cooking with Garden Greens

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I harvested quite a lot of arugula over the last several weeks and have been using it in various dishes. I add some to salads, but much of it I put in my Cuisinart and chop finely for use in curry dishes, quiches, casseroles, or anything else I can think of. A non-exhaustive list of […]

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