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Old 06-26-2013, 05:43 AM
 
Location: Kanada 🍁
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We harvested our first English cucumber, a handful of Portuguese chilies and lots of mint,chive and parsley, fenugreek and cilantro. From the mint I made spicy hot mint chutney...oohh sooo tasty
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Old 06-26-2013, 08:14 PM
 
Location: Land of Free Johnson-Weld-2016
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Lettuce! A giant head of loose leaf lettuce. I have simpson curled and it is AWESOME. I can't believe it has not bolted yet. It is pest free, disease free and DELICIOUS. I have to remember to grow it again. I ate it in a salad with other stuff added from the salad bar.

I picked some of the self-sown basil. I have to think of what to eat it with. I don't have any pasta. Maybe marinated with mozzarella for lunch tomorrow.
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Old 06-26-2013, 08:24 PM
 
Location: SE Michigan
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My first cherry tomato!

kinkytoes I have basil out the ying-yang. I've been using it frequently. It's also great in curries, fresh salads (even fruit salads, trust me), omelettes, Thai food....and of course Italian dishes. But it's really versatile and people forget that it's used in all sorts of cuisines that don't involve tomatoes and pasta.
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Old 06-28-2013, 08:08 AM
 
Location: Bella Vista, Ark
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We have had cherry tomatoes the last couple of days and with the beans I picked this morning we have enough for dinner tonight.
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Old 06-28-2013, 08:12 AM
 
Location: Bella Vista, Ark
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My first cherry tomato!

kinkytoes I have basil out the ying-yang. I've been using it frequently. It's also great in curries, fresh salads (even fruit salads, trust me), omelettes, Thai food....and of course Italian dishes. But it's really versatile and people forget that it's used in all sorts of cuisines that don't involve tomatoes and pasta.
I have never tried basil in an omelet but I bet it would be good. I use it for a lot of other things. Ours is doing well this year as well. I have started putting our herbs in the shade more than the sun, because it is so damn hot here the past few years. They are doing great!!!
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Old 06-28-2013, 10:53 AM
 
Location: Kanada 🍁
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Well from my 1 chili bush I plugged 16 green chilies, I plugged 3 bell peppers and harvested coriander and fenugreek. My 4 tomato bushes are tall and proudly standing and having lots of green little tomatoes. I can hardly wait to sit by the tomato plant and eat a fresh ripe red tomato, than reach over to the chive,plug some chive and munch away.
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Old 06-28-2013, 01:14 PM
 
Location: Michigan
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Well from my 1 chili bush I plugged 16 green chilies, I plugged 3 bell peppers and harvested coriander and fenugreek. My 4 tomato bushes are tall and proudly standing and having lots of green little tomatoes. I can hardly wait to sit by the tomato plant and eat a fresh ripe red tomato, than reach over to the chive,plug some chive and munch away.
What do you with your fenugreek? I have a couple plants growing that I grew from a jar of seeds from the Indian grocery store. I mostly just use it for Indian food right now. It would probably be a good substitute for spinach though. Kind of tastes like spinach with an herbal flavor.
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Old 06-28-2013, 01:33 PM
 
Location: Kanada 🍁
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What do you with your fenugreek? I have a couple plants growing that I grew from a jar of seeds from the Indian grocery store. I mostly just use it for Indian food right now. It would probably be a good substitute for spinach though. Kind of tastes like spinach with an herbal flavor.
High there I wash my fenugreek, and freeze it for making Indian dishes, I put it in omelettes and scrambled eggs.
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Old 06-28-2013, 02:49 PM
 
Location: Michigan
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High there I wash my fenugreek, and freeze it for making Indian dishes, I put it in omelettes and scrambled eggs.
I've added it to omelets too, it works pretty well.
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Old 06-28-2013, 06:42 PM
 
Location: too far from the sea
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You're all far ahead of me. We had so much rain and cold that I only planted the tomato plants about a week ago. Today I staked them but they are only tiny.

I ate a lot of parsley from a pot--chopped up and put in meatballs.
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