Category Archive for: ‘Growing Food’

Carmelized Fig Torte

Caramelized Fig Torte With Amaretto Caramel

Once again I have pulled out the Original Plum Torte Recipe and added a new fruit.  I’ve tried strawberry coconut, blueberry lime, and now caramelized figs.  Follow the original torte recipe but top torte with quartered figs and brown sugar.  To make this torte with whole wheat flour, start with 1/2 whole wheat and 1/2 regular and some add moisture (milk or caramel …

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Multicoloured Carrots

Take That, Carrot Rust Fly!

When I went to de-blight the tomatoes at the community garden plot this morning, I noticed a carrot top & greens of what was most likely one of my prized multicoloured carrots (pulled and eaten by a yet another vegetable thief) which made me think, “Hey, my carrots are ready!”  While the greens sure didn’t look like much, I decided to pull them anyway and …

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Blueberry Lime Torte

Blueberry Lime Torte

I’ve cleaned off my blueberry bushes at home and like a shark with the taste of blood I needed MORE.  Blueberries are best in season (what isn’t?) but they also freeze really well.  They thaw a bit mushy, but are still perfect for smoothies, baking, compote or simply on plain yogurt.  I found an organic farm in Richmond that had the big, sweet, Blue Crop variety …

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Gooseneck Barnicles At Botanical Beach

Gooseneck Barnacles at Botanical Beach

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Artichoke Close Up Medium

Steamed Artichoke with Caper Mayo Dip

How could I have so quickly forgotten in my Harvest Monday post this week about my Green Globe artichoke?!  Sorry old friend, you deserve much better. And “old friend” is certainly appropriate.  I started 6 plants from seed in January 2009 and this year just one of the 2 remaining plants gave me an artichoke.  I watched it for weeks nervous …

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Blueberries And Lemon Poundcake

A Berry Good Harvest Monday

This July I have been harvesting all sorts of things.  I wish I had the time to post weekly like so many of the others that list at Daphne’s Dandelions but at least I’m getting something posted!  In the beginning of July I pulled up my garlic from the community garden plot and it looked great despite the rust.  I think there …

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