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Post  plantoid on 10/24/2013, 7:03 pm

It's got to be Pumpkin's  .....surely ??

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Re: November Avatar: Foods from the Garden

Post  Turan on 10/25/2013, 1:02 am

pumpkins or at least winter squash?

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Post  GWN on 10/25/2013, 9:57 am

Well I got that one sewed up  Very Happy

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Post  cheyannarach on 10/29/2013, 11:31 am

How about a food shot for November Avatars.  I know lots of people will be making food with their harvest this month like pumpkin pie and green bean casserole!  Any thoughts?

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Post  sanderson on 10/29/2013, 3:23 pm

That's a good suggestion.

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Re: November Avatar: Foods from the Garden

Post  cheyannarach on 10/30/2013, 12:50 am

Thanks Sanderson!!

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Re: November Avatar: Foods from the Garden

Post  mschaef on 10/31/2013, 10:06 am

I agree!!

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Post  camprn on 10/31/2013, 6:22 pm


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Re: November Avatar: Foods from the Garden

Post  Triciasgarden on 10/31/2013, 9:13 pm

You sure do Gwn, what a nice haul!

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Re: November Avatar: Foods from the Garden

Post  littlejo on 10/31/2013, 9:29 pm

@camprn wrote:
Love it! New Motto for SFG!
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Re: November Avatar: Foods from the Garden

Post  Triciasgarden on 10/31/2013, 10:34 pm

Love it Camprn!

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Re: November Avatar: Foods from the Garden

Post  plantoid on 11/1/2013, 8:38 am

This avatar for Nov is some of the jars of canned sweet pickled beet root I have done.



I was going to use a pyramid piccy initially but it might encourage people to stack their jars on each other which is not a good idea.

 They are :-
Sweet pickled beetroot
Tomato pulp with the seeds
Sweet gentle red & green toms plus red & green capsicums chutney.
Sweet pickled crystal lemon cucumbers with spiced white vinegar and a bit of dill .

 It looks like I'll be visiting the fruit & veg wholesalers in the near future for a couple of trays of tomatoes ....as we only have three jars of tomato pulp left ...
Suddenly our diet has started to include lots of pulped toms .




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Re: November Avatar: Foods from the Garden

Post  CapeCoddess on 11/1/2013, 3:28 pm

Oh, so pretty, David.  All labeled and ready for storage.

Veggies waiting to go in the oven for roasting:
All the veggies but the cauliflower & brussel sprouts are SFG.  Toss in coconut oil, spritz with Dr. Braggs Amino Acids, throw on a couple of veggie meatballs, a few sinful tater tots, roast and voila!

 
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Re: November Avatar: Foods from the Garden

Post  Triciasgarden on 11/1/2013, 7:27 pm

David those are sure beautiful!  I love the looks of those canning jars!

CC that looks so yummy!  Your emoticon is hilarious!  Now will you come and fix that for me here.  I get tired of being the only one cooking, lol!

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Re: November Avatar: Foods from the Garden

Post  plantoid on 11/1/2013, 7:44 pm

Tricia ,
All that looks good isn't always good
 Out of 24 jars nine failed to seal first time , my  investigations when turning the rim of the jar onto a sheet of frosted glass showed that six of the nine jars  had four business cars thicknesses or greater gaps in places on the rims ...

No wonder they didn't seal not even a clip over & well boiled seal  could close the gaps .
 The makers, "  Kilner "  are supposed to be sending me replacement . 

 I will migrate to using various sized Weck jars with glass lids and seal rings some time in the future .


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Post  cheyannarach on 11/1/2013, 7:46 pm

@camprn wrote:
LOVE IT!

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Re: November Avatar: Foods from the Garden

Post  Marc Iverson on 11/1/2013, 8:15 pm

Next panel in the story: "Now shut up and eat your dog."

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Re: November Avatar: Foods from the Garden

Post  plantoid on 11/1/2013, 8:39 pm

@Marc Iverson wrote:Next panel in the story:  "Now shut up and eat your dog."
Laughing Laughing Laughing sunny

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Re: November Avatar: Foods from the Garden

Post  johnp on 11/2/2013, 11:03 am

My haul for the season. Pickles- dill, bread & butter, relish and fermented. Golden beets, cinnamon/ peach jam, plums, apple chutney, strawberry jam and peach marmalade.

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Re: November Avatar: Foods from the Garden

Post  meatburner on 11/4/2013, 11:20 am

Steams some bok choy with a garlic soy sauce for dinner last night.  Not much left in the garden but this sure was good.

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Post  camprn on 11/4/2013, 12:26 pm

That bok choy is beautiful!

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Post  meatburner on 11/4/2013, 9:19 pm

camprn, this is fast becoming one of my favorites.  It is very versatile in any stir fry but cooked alone as a side is a really nice option.  I am not much for greens but this is really good.

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