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Re: Growing food - The Garden Thread
« Reply #360 on: August 01, 2012, 10:20:17 PM »
Okra ....hated it....now i LOVE it.  split in half length wise,
spritzed with aerosol olive oil and lightly sprinkled with cajun blackenin spice.
Mebe a little salty rub....

Then put in the broiler until some minor charring occurs....chit man gud stuff!!
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Re: Growing food - The Garden Thread
« Reply #361 on: August 02, 2012, 04:31:07 AM »
Okra ....hated it....now i LOVE it.  split in half length wise,
spritzed with aerosol olive oil and lightly sprinkled with cajun blackenin spice.
Mebe a little salty rub....

Then put in the broiler until some minor charring occurs....chit man gud stuff!!

What doesn't get pickled or frozen for soup gets roasted, and yes, it is quite good......and a bit better for you than frying it. 8)
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Re: Growing food - The Garden Thread
« Reply #362 on: August 02, 2012, 09:15:14 AM »
What doesn't get pickled or frozen for soup gets roasted, and yes, it is quite good......and a bit better for you than frying it. 8)

Yeah, but fried Okra tastes sooooooooooo good
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Re: Growing food - The Garden Thread
« Reply #363 on: August 02, 2012, 09:52:25 AM »
What doesn't get pickled or frozen for soup gets roasted, and yes, it is quite good......and a bit better for you than frying it. 8)

Yeah, but fried Okra tastes sooooooooooo good

And it's vegan! ;)
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Re: Growing food - The Garden Thread
« Reply #364 on: August 02, 2012, 03:15:14 PM »
What doesn't get pickled or frozen for soup gets roasted, and yes, it is quite good......and a bit better for you than frying it. 8)

Yeah, but fried Okra tastes sooooooooooo good

And it's vegan! ;)

Unless its fryed in bacon grease ;D
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Re: Growing food - The Garden Thread
« Reply #365 on: August 03, 2012, 09:38:40 PM »
mmmmm fresh pineapple.

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Re: Growing food - The Garden Thread
« Reply #366 on: August 04, 2012, 08:30:28 AM »
I just harvested a tiny pineapple from the ornamental I got at the co-op. It was tasty
mmmmm fresh pineapple.


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Re: Growing food - The Garden Thread
« Reply #367 on: August 04, 2012, 11:53:32 AM »
I've got so many pineapples ripening now that I can't keep up with them. I'd give them to friends, but everybody has lots from their own gardens.  Kinda like citrus season was back in Florida.

Been making pineapple candy by drying pineapple pieces in the dehydrator.  Yum!

Gonna juice up several gallons and make some spike.
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Re: Growing food - The Garden Thread
« Reply #368 on: August 04, 2012, 12:00:38 PM »
I've got so many pineapples ripening now that I can't keep up with them. I'd give them to friends, but everybody has lots from their own gardens.  Kinda like citrus season was back in Florida.

Been making pineapple candy by drying pineapple pieces in the dehydrator.  Yum!

Gonna juice up several gallons and make some spike.

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Re: Growing food - The Garden Thread
« Reply #369 on: August 04, 2012, 12:36:43 PM »
You'd have to put the mug and pitcher in the loo.  Pineapples are self-limiting  ;)
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Re: Growing food - The Garden Thread
« Reply #370 on: August 04, 2012, 12:49:04 PM »
I've got so many pineapples ripening now that I can't keep up with them. I'd give them to friends, but everybody has lots from their own gardens.  Kinda like citrus season was back in Florida.

Been making pineapple candy by drying pineapple pieces in the dehydrator.  Yum!

Gonna juice up several gallons and make some spike.

If I had more than just a couple of plants I would do the same, but when one does get ripe it doesn't last long between me and the wife. Unlike HI my climate is just cool enough in the winter that I have to keep them in pots and cart them inside a few nights a year so my plant numbers are limited.
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Re: Growing food - The Garden Thread
« Reply #371 on: August 13, 2012, 06:43:35 PM »
Not exactky "food", but consumable none-the-less:











These are food:

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Re: Growing food - The Garden Thread
« Reply #372 on: August 13, 2012, 07:14:07 PM »
I've got so many pineapples ripening now that I can't keep up with them. I'd give them to friends, but everybody has lots from their own gardens.  Kinda like citrus season was back in Florida

Sounds like zucchini here in the NW.  Everybody grows 'em, everybody has lots of them...if you leave your car unlocked, someone might leave a bag of 'em in there.
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Re: Growing food - The Garden Thread
« Reply #373 on: August 13, 2012, 09:51:22 PM »
Not exactky "food", but consumable none-the-less:











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Re: Growing food - The Garden Thread
« Reply #374 on: August 14, 2012, 04:33:35 AM »
I've got so many pineapples ripening now that I can't keep up with them. I'd give them to friends, but everybody has lots from their own gardens.  Kinda like citrus season was back in Florida

Sounds like zucchini here in the NW.  Everybody grows 'em, everybody has lots of them...if you leave your car unlocked, someone might leave a bag of 'em in there.

One reason I don't grow them any more.  I'm so burnt out on squash. :o
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