Monthly Archives: November 2013

The Creek

Quaker Creek borders one edge of the farm. The overgrowth along the edge helps to keep soil from eroding, but it also hinders access to the creek.  Locals have caught carp and trout.  Strands of stinging nettle are still green, … Continue reading

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Mystery Root

Is this a weed? A runaway vegetable? It grew very close to the edge where weeds have run rampant, so I’m not entirely certain this is an intentional crop. The leaves remind me of cabbage, but the root reminds me … Continue reading

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Hot Sauce

Who doesn’t love a good hot sauce? Spicy and flavorful is how I like it.  More recently, I have been loving Korean-style gochujang, a red pepper paste that comes with bibimbap.  It has a sweet finish, even while your mouth … Continue reading

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