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10.28.11 Cime di Rapa, fennel and radishes

Last call for the beds that weren’t going under cover, a quick harvest before the snowstorm arrives. The Cime di Rapa (upper left) will be combined with the radish tops to go along with orecchiette, and the radishes themselves will be … Continue reading

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10.21.11 Mesclun, fennel & watermelon radish

I thinned out the fall crop of lettuce for a mesclun salad, and pulled up the first of our watermelon radishes to add to it. The fennel, one called “Perfection,” cooked up beautifully in the dish “Finocchio al Forno“, or … Continue reading

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10.9.11 Fennel

We couldn’t decide between the two, and grew two kinds of fennel this year — Finale and Perfection. Out of laziness, we’d left the roots in the ground after harvesting. To our surprise they gave us a second crop, each … Continue reading

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