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A late spring slideshow

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When your garden gives you cabbage, carrots, thai basil, and cilantro, make Cambodian coleslaw

A month or so ago, when our cabbages were just maturing, NPR posted a set of recipes for coleslaw. I was intrigued by the one entitled “Salade Cambodgienne,” partly because many of the ingredients were growing in the greenhouse and … Continue reading

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Walla Walla!

When my friend Poonam offered to cook an Indian feast for us, we went to the greenhouse to look for ingredients. In addition to cabbage and potatoes that made a lovely side dish, and cilantro that garnished everything, she wanted … Continue reading

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What’s not cooking, part 2 (zucchini edition)

Although the temperatures have abated somewhat since my recent post on eating without cooking, we have a bunch of young zucchinis and yellow squashes that have lent themselves to this minimalist approach. If it seems like it’s early for summer … Continue reading

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What’s not cooking

It seems like only a few quick weeks have passed since we celebrated the winter solstice and the beginnings of longer days that would bring new growth to the plants in the greenhouse. But the calendar says that was almost … Continue reading

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“I made something good last night”

Our greenhouse colleague Marsha is trained as a chef, so when she says “I made something good last night,” we all stop work and listen. What she made was a frittata of sorts, starring eggs from Logan’s chicken, chard from … Continue reading

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For a few months, we’re gardening like everyone else

Memorial Day weekend is usually considered the beginning of summer. Right on schedule, we had a few really hot and humid days earlier this week, then a series of thunderstorms midweek brought us glorious sunny days with low humidity. This … Continue reading

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