Tag Archives: beets

Friday, July 8th, 2011

Garden Report: The Start of the Haul

My little garden continues to surprise and amaze —it seems steamy days and fierce nighttime downpours are a prescription for happy vegetation. I swear that my ragged jack kale plant literally tripled in size after being cloaked in humidity and … Continue reading

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Thursday, June 16th, 2011

The Garden Report: Stuff is Actually Growing

I could hardly believe my eyes the other day when I took my daily stroll in the vegetable garden and discovered my very first sugar snap pea hanging heavy on the vine. How did that happen!? I don’t think I … Continue reading

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Saturday, May 28th, 2011

Raw Beets and Kitchen Sink Pasta

A few days ago I bought a bunch of big, beautiful beets with the purpose of roasting them at some point during the week and eating them in a salad of some kind. But the roasting never happened, because once … Continue reading

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Thursday, May 19th, 2011

Garden Report: Plants In

On Sunday, we (and by “we” I mean myself and my garden-yogi/foreman/neighbor Rita) got all of the vegetable plants into the ground, just in time before a week of rain and deluge were about to hit. I had gone to … Continue reading

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Wednesday, April 27th, 2011

Beet It

I apologize for the bad pun today…I couldn’t help it. There’s this new book out called The Pun Also Rises and the author, a champion punster named John Pollack, was on NPR talking about the antics of wordplay (which has … Continue reading

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