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More on peas

I relented the other day and spent about $20 on some seeds and a plastic tray to grow micro greens.

Those delicate little shoots are one of the ‘super foods’ jam packed full of the nutrients they think they will need to grow into an adult plant.   645 more words

The Human Condition

The Hen and The Goat

Avocado Toast.  Local sourdough bread, with mashed avocado, local heirloom tomatoes, micro greens, and red pepper flakes, with a generous smear of local, well-flavored butter along the bottom.  

South Carolina

Paradiso Reserve Cheese, Caramelized Onion and Prosciutto Pizza

Can a pizza taste any better than this? Paradiso Reserve is a new favorite cheese that I first used in Beer Biscuits. I so enjoyed the flavor that I wanted to use it again but this time on a pizza. 327 more words

Caramelized Onions


So, this weekend I sold away my dreams of future house ownership. How did I do that, you may ask? I willingly bought avocado toast at a hipster coffee shop. 497 more words

What is a micro-green?

Most people have heard of Alfalfa Sprouts or Mung Bean Sprouts; Micro-greens are the next phase of growth after the sprout. A micro-green has started to form roots and grown its first set of leaves. 256 more words


Alternative leafy greens when lettuces are expensive or unavailable

The recent heavy rain events created havoc with vegetable production around Auckland. Lettuces @$7 each and a broccoli head @$4.50 each tell a sad story for veggie eating in Auckland now. 654 more words

Food Gardens/edible Gardens

How To: Micro Greens Part Two

April Fool’s Day in Chicago is no joke–today it’s a sprightly 55 degrees and sunny…perfect day to visit the local garden center! We hit up the Sale table and found adorable fairy houses ($1.50!), a solar-powered fairy herself ($4.00!) and assorted fairy knick-knacks to outfit her Under the Tree Abode. 237 more words

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