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Bitter Herbs Blitz

growing bitter herbs escarole detail

Do you feel fall in the air? September sends signs of autumn in the subtle changes of light and slightly cooler breezes. Although this year, anything goes with the fearful, eventful hurricanes, earthquakes, and hail! Still, by the end of the month, fall will be official and garden time will be filled with clean up […]

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Roasted Leeks & Crucifers Recipe

china bowl of cruciferous vegetables

Garden (or Grocery) to Table Somehow spring greens and crisp, sunny days wake us up to fresh eating and a connection to the warming earth, hopefully whisking away whines and loathings as well! The riffraff among the people had a craving and soon they had the People of Israel whining, “Why can’t we have meat? […]

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Winter Greens

bright greens and merry pomegranates

Recently Boston radio host The Garden Lady C. L. Fornari asked me about winter greens. She was in line with Isaiah, speaking of adorning with evergreen boughs— The glory of Lebanon will come to you, the juniper, the fir and the cypress together, to adorn my sanctuary Isaiah 60:13 NIV yet I was thinking salad! […]

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Weed & Barley Recipe

Wasabi Arugula gone wild in the garden

The coming of spring also means the coming of weeds. Some pretend that a weed is just a plant growing where it isn’t wanted. True, I planted wasabi arugula last year, eager to try a full range of mustard family greens, excited for their possibilities (Matthew 17:20). Yet this spring, I am witnessing first-hand the […]

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