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Salad Days: Rhubarb Vinaigrette

This refreshingly tart rhubarb vinaigrette was inspired by having a couple of stalks leftover after making a rhubarb galette. Beyond dressing salad greens, it’s slightly fruity flavor pairs well with grilled meats, such as pork, chicken or fish; with sautéed duck breast or a confit; or in a … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Buttermilk Pie

“Each Pie Maker is called to a particular type of pie. It is a deeper, more profound relationship than a favorite pie or one’s specialty. It is closer to destiny or fate.” — Anne Dimock, “Humble Pie” We heard the … Continue reading

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6.9.14 Spring seedlings and thinnings

“How insignificant our effort beside that of a seed.” — Marada Cook, Crown O’Maine Organic Cooperative Above: Agretti seedlings. Seeds planted this week: Carrots, fun jen; second round of favas, radishes, arugula, salad greens.  Above: Comparing transplanted fennel (left) with directly seeded … Continue reading

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5.26.14 All the leaves were calling me

I meant to do my work today — But a brown bird sang in the apple tree, And a butterfly flitted across the field, And all the leaves were calling me. — Richard Le Gallienne Traditionally, we hold off much … Continue reading

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Putting Up: Victorian Barbecue Sauce + Rhubarb Ketchup

The rhubarb was so late coming up this spring, we thought they hadn’t survived the harsh winter and bought a back-up plant just in case. So when they finally did appear in the garden this week, it hardly seemed fair to have a … Continue reading

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7.8.13 Shell Peas and Greens

The peas we bring home from the farmers’ market are mostly for preserving, while the homegrown ones are solely reserved for eating right away. The first planting of them are finally ready, while the second batch has come to halt … Continue reading

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7.1.13 Days of Vegetables and Roses

A thick hedge of rosa rugosas borders two sides of our vegetable garden. They were already here when we moved in, and, though they’re not thought of as companions, are excellent at attracting natural pollinators to the garden. Rhubarb leftover … Continue reading

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