Tag Archives: turnips

1.13.14 Taking Stock

The Seacoast is well-populated with farmers’ markets, even in the depths of winter. Given the vagaries of New England weather, though, we can’t always make it to them at this time of year. In the past couple of weeks alone, we’ve … Continue reading

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Cooking with Spring Roots: Kohlrabi, Turnips and Radishes

At the moment, local farmers’ markets are overflowing with greens, and the spring roots appearing alongside, or even attached, complement them well. At their simplest, radishes, small turnips and kohlrabi add color, flavor and texture to tender salad greens. Some recent … Continue reading

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11.4.12 Forecast of frost

With the weather about to take a decidedly chillier turn, it was time to get the garden tidied and ready for winter. The days are shortening, and we try to fit in as many chores in as we can while … Continue reading

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Quick Summer Pickles

Preserving a bit of summer really doesn’t get any easier than this. I’ve been pickling for some years now, but usually the canned or lacto-fermented versions. I’d shied away from making refrigerator pickles with the fear that they wouldn’t store … Continue reading

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Northern Shrimp with Tomatoes and Yellow Eye Beans

The season for Northern Shrimp — a sweet, delicate wintertime treat — has finally arrived. We buy buckets of them straight off the boat, so fresh they’re still wriggling around. Left overnight to calm themselves down, we then roll up our … Continue reading

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