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Lemon Grass Oil – How to Make

Enclosed is an article that includes instructions to make lemon grass oil. Late fall, there’s plenty of large stalks in the herb garden for harvesting. http://articles.mercola.com/herbal-oils/lemongrass-oil.aspx

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Vietnamese coconut lemongrass chicken

This recipe was sent to me by Karen Gellada whose family uses lemon grass in many of their Phillipino recipes. There are several plants in the herb garden. http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/vietnamese-coconut-lemongrass-chicken-recipe.html

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Mizuna and Cucumber Salad (with red onions, feta, tarragon and vinaigrette)

For the vinaigrette: 1 1/2 tablespoons of your favorite vinegar 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1/8 teaspoon sea salt freshly ground white pepper to taste For the salad 1/2 medium red onion 2 tablespoons distilled white vinegar 5 oz mizuna, baby arugula or watercress 1 medium […]

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Braised Asian Greens or Mizuna

1 bunch dark green leafy vegetable (Swiss chard, kale, turnip tops, beet tops, mizuna, mustard, etc., or combination) 2-4 Tbsp olive oil 2-3 cloves garlic, sliced thin 1-2 Tbsp grated fresh ginger (optional) salt to taste 2-4 Tbsp liquid (water, vegetable or chicken broth with added teriyaki […]

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Maque Choux (Cajun Succotash)

4 ounces bacon, medium dice (about 3/4 cup) 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1/2 pound fresh okra, ends and stems removed and cut into 1/4-inch-thick coins 1 medium red bell pepper, cored, seeded, and medium diced 1 medium yellow onion, small dice 1 medium garlic clove, finely chopped […]

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Freezing Sweet Corn

16 cups of raw corn kernels (4 dozen ears of corn) 4 tsp salt 1 T sugar 1 stick butter 3 cups water Mix all ingredients in a roasting pan. Roast at 350 until you see a boiling action. Boil for an additional 4-5 minutes. Cool, then […]

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Fermented Dilly Kohlrabi Chips

Makes: 1 quart jar Cook Time: super fast and then a couple days to wait for it to ferment Ingredients: 2 1/2 c. thinly sliced kohlrabi rounds (about 2 large bulbs) 1 tbs. sea salt 3 dill heads or dill seeds a couple sprigs of dill leaves […]

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Beet Chips with Sea Salt and Pepper

 2 large beets  2 tablespoons olive oil  1/2 teaspoon sea salt  1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper Preheat the oven to 300° F. (or 275° F for convection oven). Line two or three baking sheets with parchment paper. Peel the beets. Slice them to […]

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Beet Chips with Rosemary

3 medium-large beets, rinsed and scrubbed Olive or canola oil Sea Salt + Black Pepper 2-3 sprigs rosemary, roughly chopped Preheat oven to 375 degrees F and place oven rack in the center of the oven. Thinly slice beets with a mandolin (or a sharp knife), getting […]

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Quick Kohlrabi Pickles

• 3 pounds kohlrabi, peeled and cut into 1 inch slices about 1/4 inch thick • 1 tablespoon salt • 1 & 1/2 inch knob of ginger, peeled and julienned • 5 large cloves garlic, peeled and chopped • 4 tablespoons sugar (if your kohlrabi is really […]

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