Garlic Scape Charmer

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A garlic scape is the best, most useful thing ever! These weird-looking curly thingies are the flowering stem of garlic. In garlic production, they are removed so that the garlic will focus its energy into growing the bulb. Up until recently, farmers around our region tossed them away. Now that more Americans are willing to try foods that the rest of the world has … Read More

Green Garlic and Allium Adolescents

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What in the world is green garlic? Well we’ll tell you! It’s immature garlic, picked when the bulbs are still tiny and the greens are bright. Not to be mistaken for scallions or any other onion-y lookalikes, take one whiff of your green garlic and you can’t mistake that scent. Farmers used to pick garlic when it was still green … Read More

The British Are Coming

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English cucumbers may not sound familiar to you, but you’ve definitely crunched through one! These long, thin-skinned, and nearly seedless cukes are usually wrapped in plastic at the grocery store. We love them because you don’t need to peel, and you won’t get any complaints from the picky eaters if the skin stays on. These cukes are sweeter than your … Read More