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Spicy Okra, Zucchini, Beans & Tomatoes

This recipe is adapted from the Spicy Okra and Tomatoes recipe on The Spruce Eats website. I’ve adapted it to use what’s in season and what’s growing now in the community garden. Cooking okra this way, without much liquid and with a fair amount of acid from the tomatoes, minimises …

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Borage Flowers in Icecubes

Here’s an idea from Janet for making use of the exquisite flowers of borage plants.

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Rosemary & Rocket Pesto

This recipe has been provided by Annette to make good use of produce that’s easy to grow and currently in season.

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Silvana’s Crumbed ‘Spinach’ Stalks

If we’re not mistaken Silvana’s Italian heritage twinkles in this yummy idea for using the stalks of chard. Often referred to as spinach, rainbow chard is flourishing in the garden at this early Spring time. It comes as white-stemmed (Swiss chard), red-stemmed and yellow-stemmed (golden chard). 1. Cut green leaves …

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Fruit Fly Trap Recipe

Warming weather has us thinking ahead to fruit fly control. Janet’s neighbour swears by Margaret Sirl’s recipe which makes use of some rather unexpected ingredients – Combine 1 litre water, 1 cup urine, 1 cup brown sugar, 1 tablespoon yeast, and 1 tablespoon vegemite. Let the brew stand for 5 …

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Annette’s Carrot Top Pesto

Use every bit of your carrots with this amazing Carrot Top Pesto Ingredients 2 cups of carrot tops, washed 1 clove garlic 1/4 cup toasted cashews 1/4 – 1/2 cup olive oil Optional but highly praised is the addition of some parmesan cheese to the pesto mix. Instructions 1. Add …

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