Monthly Archives: May 2012

A Bevy Of Marvelous Corn Beauties

Growing Sweet Corn In A Cool Climate Who doesn’t love sweet corn? Crunchy, tender, sweet and earthy, corn tastes as good raw as cooked and belongs in dozens of splendid recipes. However, growing corn can be a challenge when you … Continue reading

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Beware The Killer Corn

New Crops Present New Dangers This year as you shop for corn seed or starts, pay close attention to the packaging. A number of seed companies are promoting the same Roundup Ready corn seed for home growers as is already … Continue reading

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Simple Spring Sushi

Making Garden Variety Sushi With Cats My friend Noyuri recently gave a little class on how to make simple sushi. It was so much fun and the sushi tasted so delicious that now I make myself a batch every week. … Continue reading

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Goodness How Delicious

Eating Early Peas An old song from Civil war days has a charming refrain: ‘Peas, peas, peas, peas, eating Georgia peas, goodness how delicious, eating Georgia peas!” The peas in question were actually what we now call peanuts, an oil- … Continue reading

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