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|05-27-2011 08:34 PM||
Maximizing yield of sweet potatoes - 3 replies
This is the third year we are growing sweat potatoes and I wonder what the best strategy is to maximize yield of the tubers. The first year we let trimmed the leave (sweet potatoes grow like weed over here), second year let them grow as they pleased. Both times the amount of tubers we harvested was moderate. This year we plan to keep trim the le...
|12-18-2010 09:37 PM||
SWMBO who usually does the cooking is traveling, so I have to cook dinner myself. Here’s a quick and easy to cook dinner. Nothing extraordinary, good down-to-earth healthy food. Too bad the sun goes down so early now, otherwise I’d recommend to cook this dish on a BBQ grill. Ingredients: Shrimp Gonggua Daikon leaves Ginger...
|12-14-2010 11:45 PM||
Pepper Sauce, Hunan Style - 4 replies
Who has the spiciest pepper sauce, Hunan or Sichuan? In my opinion Hunan cuisine wins that competition hands down, Wikpedia describes Hunan cuisine as “spicier by pure chili content [..], and is said to be purer and simpler in taste”. Here is how to make Hunan style green pepper sauce: Ingredients: plenty of spicy green pepp...
|12-03-2010 09:15 PM||
Gardening in the Media - 5 replies
I was was getting bored an airplane the other day and opened the in-flight magazine, something I hardly ever do. And what do you know, page 56 of the Nov. edition of the US Airways magazine reprints the first few chapters of Kristin Kimball’s recent book, The Dirty Life. We learn that Mrs. Kimball is a Harvard graduate gets assigned to in...