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The color purple

Post  Josh on 6/28/2011, 8:32 pm

I picked my purple cabbage today,
purple cabbage

And my purple potatoes plants had died so I pulled those up.
purple taters

So it's been a purple day for me! Purple cabbage, purple onions, purple potatoes
purple2


I can't wait to try those purple potatoes, I've never had any of those before.



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Re: The color purple

Post  ModernDayBetty on 6/28/2011, 9:00 pm

So jealous. I tried to find purple potatoes without any luck. I haven't had them either. Let us now how they taste!
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Re: The color purple

Post  boffer on 6/28/2011, 10:07 pm

Don't eat too much purple food at once!




Well...I'm just saying...people who eat too many carrots turn orange. Seriously!

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Post  quiltbea on 6/28/2011, 10:09 pm

I'd say someone likes purple. Good crop. Keep up the good work.
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Re: The color purple

Post  Miss M on 6/29/2011, 1:51 pm

Wow! Look at that glorious purple harvest! cyclops

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Re: The color purple

Post  Kelejan on 6/29/2011, 2:13 pm

I remember once being served purple potatoes. I was spanked for refusing to eat them. Evil or Very Mad I was six years old at the time. Sad

Maybe, just maybe, I might try them again one day. Very Happy
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Re: The color purple

Post  Josh on 6/29/2011, 9:23 pm

Kelejan, I can see why you didn't want to eat them, they just don't look right!

We had purple potato salad, purple slaw, everything was purple but the cow! Very Happy
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My mom saved some of the bigger ones and she is going to make me some purple french fries, that might not be to bad.
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Post  Goosegirl on 6/29/2011, 9:38 pm

You HAVE to post a picture of the purple fries!

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Purple Carrot

Post  WardinWake on 6/29/2011, 10:52 pm

Josh:

We picked a purple carrot today and put it in a salad. The outer skin was purple and the inner core was a dark orange.

God Bless, Ward and Mary.
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Re: The color purple

Post  Barkie on 6/30/2011, 6:58 am



This one's a very dark purple if the image is a good one from the World Carrot Museum
http://www.carrotmuseum.co.uk/history1.html 
a truly amazing and gloriously quirky website.

Lovely harvest Josh, I hope they all tasted fantastic.

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Re: The color purple

Post  Mamachibi on 6/30/2011, 10:04 am

Oh man, Josh, eating all that purple food will make you super healthy! I've been reading a lot about darker foods having antioxidants that their lighter counterparts don't. Gardening and purple foods...you might be the first SFGer to live FOREVER!! Smile
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Re: The color purple

Post  Josh on 6/30/2011, 7:06 pm

I will have to grow some of the purple carrots next year! They look very interesting!
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