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Winter Pruning of Climbing Roses

Winter is the best time to prune modern repeat climbers as all the old leaves need to be picked off anyway, so may as well prune at the same time....

Swiss Chard Stem Hummus

So much of the Swiss Chard is in the stem, so it makes sense to use it all. 1 pound chard stems, coarsely chopped (about 4 cups) salt to taste...

Colcannon

2 pounds russet potatoes 5 cups (or more!) chopped kale 1 or 2 leeks (need to plant in February), cleaned and chopped 1 cup milk 3 TB unsalted butter ¼...

Sunomono Salad (Japanese Cucumber Salad)

1 long English cucumber, preferably just picked, and young and tender without large seeds. Alternatively, use 4 smaller Japanese cucumbers. 6 TB rice wine vinegar 2 TB mirin (sweet rice...

Roasted Beets With Sauce

To roast beets, wash, then rub with olive oil, add just a small splash of water, then wrap tightly in foil. I usually wrap 2-3 together. Put on baking tray...

Broccolini With Lemon and Garlic

Approximately 375 g broccolini 2 TB XV olive oil 2 cloves garlic, sliced ¼ tsp salt 1 tsp grated lemon rind 1 TB lemon juice Trim tough ends from broccolini....

The Magical Bean

By Faye For the snap and crunch of a perfect green bean, nothing comes close to the bean you grow yourself. Those hollow, stringy supermarket beans should be banned! Beans...