Category Archives: cabbage

Judging when to plant

Spring planting is always a gamble. Of course, we want to plant as early as possible so as to enjoy young lettuces, cabbage, spinach and peas as soon as possible. But the risk involves planting too early so that frost … Continue reading

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Cruel frost and perservering kale

  The  last couple nights dipped below freezing and it’s a lot colder during the day too. Most everything in the garden has died in the frost. The kale only gets more spectacularly brilliant in color and taste. And the chard, … Continue reading

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“Cabbage pairs admirably with anchovies, apples, bacon, butter, caraway seeds, cheese, chestnuts, chicken, cider vinegar, corned beef, cream, duck, mayonnaise, nutmeg, pancetta, pasta, potatoes, pulses*, pork, rice, salmon, smoked meat, sour cream, veal and walnuts.” — Leanne Kitchen, The Produce … Continue reading

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