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Re: What are you eating from your garden today?

Post  Scorpio Rising on 7/11/2017, 8:59 pm

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In my house, it is butter, jalapeño, eggs, scrambled, cheese of convenience, and salsa and sour cream!   and maybe a flour tortilla...but no tortillas most times.  That would be a b fast wrap.
That sounds really good, and I've got all the ingredients, including one of my Gigante Jalapeños to try out.  It looks really good, but I'm afraid to just bite into it, so I think I'll make this my breakfast in the next couple of days.
Good plan, I think you will like it!  Honestly you can use about anything!  A avocado is nice too if you have it on hand.

TD, I see what you mean...what does it taste like?  The root ball?  Your end product looks tasty!
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Re: What are you eating from your garden today?

Post  Fiz on 7/12/2017, 10:44 pm

Nice job TD! Can't say I've ever tried kohlrabi before myself. 

As for me, today I dug up the rest of my carrot week round Romeo baby carrots. Boiled them and had them as a side with fried chicken and mashed potatoes with the last of my garden's green bunching onion supply. Here's a pic of the carrots, also posted in the carrot week thread.

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Post  hammock gal on 7/13/2017, 7:36 am

@Fiz wrote:Nice job TD! Can't say I've ever tried kohlrabi before myself. 

As for me, today I dug up the rest of my carrot week round Romeo baby carrots. Boiled them and had them as a side with fried chicken and mashed potatoes with the last of my garden's green bunching onion supply. Here's a pic of the carrots, also posted in the carrot week thread.



OMG...what beautiful carrots! What a Face
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Post  Fiz on 7/13/2017, 8:06 am

Thank you! I can't take much credit, lol. After sowing the seeds, we had such unusually wet weather that I barely had do to do anything. I can count on one hand how many times I had to water them. 

These ones grow skinless so that's how they look after rinsing them off. Now I just need to decide what to plant in that free square! Probably more bunching onions, can't get enough of those, haha.
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Post  trolleydriver on 7/13/2017, 4:10 pm

Fiz ... those carrots are fantastic.  Perfect for small depth SFG beds. I need to get me some seeds.

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Re: What are you eating from your garden today?

Post  Fiz on 7/13/2017, 7:18 pm

Indeed TD! These are the seeds I got in case you're looking for the same ones:

https://www.reneesgarden.com/products/carrot-round-romeo
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Post  Scorpio Rising on 7/13/2017, 9:31 pm

@Fiz wrote:Indeed TD! These are the seeds I got in case you're looking for the same ones:

https://www.reneesgarden.com/products/carrot-round-romeo
How do they taste?  They are adorable!
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Post  Fiz on 7/14/2017, 7:56 am

They are sweet tasting, almost like baby carrots you get from the grocery store. The first batch that I pulled up a few weeks ago I ate raw, this batch was boiled. Both times were very enjoyable!
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Post  SwampTroll on 7/14/2017, 3:26 pm

A couple of days ago I had the first taste from my garden.

It was a single blueberry, but it was ripe and absolutely delicious.

(Granted, I do have basil and cilantro galore, waiting to be harvested and used, but no need for that just yet)
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Post  Robbomb116 on 7/14/2017, 4:10 pm

Some small mokum carrots! Most were from around the tomatoes, a few thinned from the deep bed. I had planted them 25 per square in the deep bed, so some thinning isn't a bad thing


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Post  Robbomb116 on 7/14/2017, 6:46 pm

Sliced these babies in half and grilled them. I thought they were really good, wife thought they were kinda bland. Neither of us have had eggplant much.

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Post  Fiz on 7/14/2017, 7:50 pm

Nice carrots, and those eggplants are adorable Rob! Mine are getting bigger, planning to make baba ganoush out of them when they're mature.
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Post  trolleydriver on 7/14/2017, 8:13 pm

@Fiz wrote:Nice carrots, and those eggplants are adorable Rob! Mine are getting bigger, planning to make baba ganoush out of them when they're mature.
Congratulations eggplant growers!

All that I have are a few flowers on my sad looking eggplants.  Sad

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Post  Fiz on 7/14/2017, 8:21 pm

I have a couple of other eggplant plants that just have sad flowers, lol. But the ones that are producing seem to be the lucky ones, and they are in the same container too. Among the tattered, hail damaged leaves you can see three fruits growing.

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Post  sanderson on 7/16/2017, 2:02 am

@trolleydriver wrote:. . .All that I have are a few flowers on my sad looking eggplants.  Sad
I think eggplant flowers are beautiful. Very Happy

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Post  Fiz on 7/16/2017, 9:28 am

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@trolleydriver wrote:. . .All that I have are a few flowers on my sad looking eggplants.  Sad
I think eggplant flowers are beautiful. Very Happy
Definitely agree! But they're even more beautiful when they wither away and bring forth a strange looking alien fruit, haha.
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Post  countrynaturals on 7/16/2017, 10:32 am

I'm on my way out to pick a tomato. cheers (My eggplants are blooming, too.)
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Post  Fiz on 7/16/2017, 8:35 pm

Harvested a couple of my Italian eggplants and made baba ganoush for the first time. Thought I'd try a small portion to see how it turned out and also encourage the plant to get producing! 

The baba ganoush was so tasty, can't wait to make more! The smokey flavor of the eggplant was amazing, and it smelled delicious when it came off the BBQ. I took it to my parents' place as they invited us over for a BBQ and I was surprised that two immature eggplants managed to make enough for everyone to have two or three teaspoons worth to dip with.

Unfortunately I forgot to take a picture right after the final product so please excuse the non-appetizing shot of nearly finished baba ganoush, lol! 




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Post  Robbomb116 on 7/17/2017, 8:48 pm

Techinically will be eating this tomorrow, but here's the kale harvest tonight all washed and ready to go into some zupa Toscana soup tomorrow night!
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Post  Turan on 7/17/2017, 10:15 pm

Pizza with a rice crust and basil pesto sauce with a first tomato sliced over it and cheese. I used some of the tiny bulb garlic's green leaves and green bulbs for te pesto along with basil from the greenhouse. The tomato is a Big Beef. There are still 2 Cherokee Purples for sandwiches tomorrow.

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Post  Scorpio Rising on 7/17/2017, 11:19 pm

Ground cherries and peppers!
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Post  hammock gal on 7/18/2017, 10:00 am

Still nuthin. Some peppers on the pepper plants, not ready yet. Lots of zucchini and cuke flowers.  Tons of green tomatoes and plenty more flowers. Surprisingly, a lot of new flowers on my sugar snaps. I can't lie. I have been enjoying basil, cilantro and parlsley. But I want more!!! Twisted Evil
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Post  plantoid on 7/18/2017, 4:52 pm

From the garden tonight ....................
 One single sound in 10 " length of good condition  round green onion stem tube from a ripening fallen over Spanish onion top .

 It got cut up into tiny tiny bits & sprinkled into tonights evening potato salad that copnsisted of   .... nine small lightly boiled yellow salad  potato cut in 1/2 " chunks + a1/4 length stalk of fine chopped celery +  bit of small sweet bell pepper & small chunks of two cut up  hot dog sausages .  ( salt & pepper  if or when needed when it's on your plate.)
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Post  Scorpio Rising on 7/18/2017, 9:54 pm

@plantoid wrote:From the garden tonight ....................
 One single sound in 10 " length of good condition  round green onion stem tube from a ripening fallen over Spanish onion top .

 It got cut up into tiny tiny bits & sprinkled into tonights evening potato salad that copnsisted of   .... nine small lightly boiled yellow salad  potato cut in 1/2 " chunks + a1/4 length stalk of fine chopped celery +  bit of small sweet bell pepper & small chunks of two cut up  hot dog sausages .  ( salt & pepper  if or when needed when it's on your plate.)
Yum!  

Daikon pods.
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Post  CapeCoddess on 7/19/2017, 11:59 am

Besides the usual lettuce salad, collard/kale smoothie, chives, peas and a few green beans, I pulled and ate my first full sized carrot today. It was all crooked, but I forgot to take a photo. Tasted kind of bland I thought, so I may not grow the Danvers 126 again unless future pulls are better.
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