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The Best Barbecued Veggies

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While many people consider a barbecue to be primarily a good way to cook meat outdoors, there are many delicious ways of char-roasting veggies on the barbie. The Best Veg for a Barbecue Any vegetable that can be successfully oven roasted is good for a barbecue. They include some of the favourites that are commonly found in ...

The Best Spinach Quiche Ever

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Common spinach, or more correctly Swiss chard, is one of the most rewarding home grown vegetables in terms of yield. But to make it a worthwhile crop, you need to find delicious ways to serve it at the table. While you can certainly use very young spinach and/or Swiss chard in salads, when the plants get ...

Different Ways to Cook Spinach

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Spinach is an incredibly easy vegetable to grow, particularly Swiss chard or silver beet. But what do you do when you are faced with kilo after kilo of fresh spinach? Different types of Spinach True spinach (Spinacia oleracea) is not grown as widely as high yielding Swiss chard (Beta vulgaris) which is, to many non-horticultural people all ...

What you can do with Fennel

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Fennel is a much maligned vegetable that grows wild in some parts of the world. It is an outcast in the average vegetable garden because it is not a good companion for any other vegetables. Furthermore, many people find its distinct aniseed flavour abhorrent. However fennel does have its uses, both medicinal and culinary, and it ...

Julie’s Green Tomato Pickle

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This lovely tomato pickle recipe was sent to us from Julie Gawryliuk, Saskatchewan, Canada . “Hope you like this, it’s one of my favorites. An excellent condiment for pork, beef, chicken or hotdogs.” 7kg  (2 gallons or 16  lb) chopped green tomatoes 3.5kg (1 gallon or 8 lb) onions ½ cup salt 4 cups white vinegar 4 cups brown sugar ½ cup ...