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Stir Fry with Chicken, Zucchini and Garlic Scapes

This is a quick weekday meal that is very simple to make. If there are no garlic scapes then green onions will work in a pinch. Fry some cumin seeds and minced red onion in the brown rice to create … Continue reading

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Potato Soup with Buttermilk and Garlic Scapes

Here is another great way to use those fantastic garlic scapes. Even better, this soup can be served cold if the days are getting hot. The cornbread should always be warm though. Potato Soup with Buttermilk and Garlic Scapes 2 … Continue reading

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Trimming Garlic Scapes and Plucking Flowers

The first of the garlic scapes have begun to sprout out and I cannot wait to cook them up. Scapes are the shoots that come out of the center of a garlic plant signaling the garlic will soon be ready … Continue reading

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Shitake mushrooms and Garlic Scapes

Here is another quick idea for a side dish that uses up garlic scapes. Although they can be cooked intact, I recommend chopping the scapes into green bean sized pieces. Garlic Scapes with Shitake and Pancetta Bunch of garlic scapes … Continue reading

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Garlic Scapes

I always look forward to when it is time to cut the garlic scapes (the stalks that rise from the center of the plant) for two reasons. One it means the garlic will soon be ready to harvest and two … Continue reading

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Garlic Update

A reader helped me recall that this year I planted soft neck garlic for the first time. This is the reason why there were not any scapes and the stalks all fell over weeks ago but the garlic is still … Continue reading

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Garlic 0, Dog 2

Once again my dog has decided that we just should not have a crop of garlic this year. After he did this, I tried to create a buffer of chairs so he could not jump the fence. They failed. I … Continue reading

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Pasta with Garlic Breadcrumbs and Arugula

This is a simple and very quick recipe inspired by one we saw on the LA Times. The trick is to have fresh arugula. Fresh diced tomatoes or cherry tomatoes would also go very well. Breadcrumb Spaghetti and Arugula 1 … Continue reading

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Fava Puree

Again use fresh fava bean pods no longer than 4″. This works best if she second skin can remain on when grinding. The easiest way to tell is eat a raw one and see if the skin is tough and … Continue reading

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Asian Slaw

This is a good coleslaw for fish or any grilling with a tropical/Asian twist. Asian Slaw 1 bok choy sliced into thin ribbons 1/2 head red kale sliced into thin ribbons 1 lrg green onion halved and sliced thin 1/2 … Continue reading

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