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For Lavender Macaron {Coming Soon}

Harvesting Once the  color is bright and vivid, that is the time to start cutting. Cut the flower stems during the cool of the morning after the dew has dried. Both fresh and dried flowers and leaves are used in culinary … Continue reading

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Tomato ‘Indian Stripe’

85 days, indeterminate — Similar to ‘Cherokee Purple’, very productive, very good flavor.  It is productive, a compact indeterminate plant, fruits are oblate, a bit smaller than ‘Cherokee Purple’, shoulders not as dark, but color similarly dusky rose with some … Continue reading

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Wrinkled Crinkled Crumpled Cress

Annual.  Try this garden cress with curly ruffled leaves for its tangy peppery crunch that gives a crisp zing to salads and sandwiches – a great way to jazz up meals.  Wrinkled Crinkled Crumpled Cress has been an overwhelming hit … Continue reading

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Potato Leaf and Regular Leaf Tomatoes

Potato Leaf (PL) usually has fewer cuts or serrations on the leaf edge.   Sometimes there are a few large notches in the mostly smooth leaf edge. Regular Leaf (RL) is the most typical leaf type with leaf edges that are … Continue reading

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Day 1: ‘Paul Robeson’ Tomatoes Planted Sideways

We’ve had an unusually long winter weather that sort of shortened spring and delayed the growing season. Some starts developed leaves with purple veins and overall purplish tint due to cooler temperatures.  In this case, it may just be phosphorus … Continue reading

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Strawberries and Cream Cheese

Ah, fresh strawberries!  I love them slathered with sweetened cream cheese! Ingredients 1 8 oz package of cream cheese (softened) 1/4 cup brown sugar (packed) Directions Mix cream cheese and brown sugar thoroughly. Slather on fresh hulled strawberries.  Repeat. Growing … Continue reading

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Polvoron

My Pat Limjuco Dayrit cookbook is missing in action again.  I had to Google a recipe and this is what I tried today.  It’s not bad, though I’ve had better. Ingredients 1 cup flour 1/3 cup powdered milk (I used … Continue reading

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