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Eat your weeds!

Eat your weeds!

The weeds are having a field day in my garden. Crowding the kale, tomatoes and green beans are plantain, purslane, lambs-quarters and many other wild edibles, I’m sure. This year I planted amaranth (amaranthus viridis), its oval green leaves splashed with purple, after tasting it at a produce conference dinner. It looked just like sautéed … Continue reading

Demystifying kohlrabi

Demystifying kohlrabi

There are few vegetables more intimidating than kohlrabi. This alien creature, shaped like a Sputnik with leafy arms sprouting from a pale green or purple sphere, gets a wide berth from those of us who didn’t grow up with it. In fact, kohlrabi — German for cabbage-turnip — may be the most mild-mannered vegetable of … Continue reading