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Monday, August 3, 2015

Betty's Garden

 
My friend Betty loves her garden! Isn't it beautiful?

flower garden

And her dirt grows one of my favorite wild foods, common purslane.

I came home with enough plants for 13 servings. Ate 2, 4 in the fridge, 7 in the freezer. Yummy! This is the pile after washing.

purslane

And she gave me some new potatoes, too. Aren't I blessed?

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4 comments:

Lin said...

WOW! Betty's garden is beautiful AND fruitful! Go Betty!

Secondary Roads said...

We've been enjoying purslane this year. We've had it steamed and raw. Which way do you prefer?

Sharkbytes said...

Lin- she's amazing. I've given up on garden.

Chuck- lightly boiled (steamed would be the same). Topping for potato or rice. Or just as a green.

Ann said...

She does have a beautiful garden. I would love to have one but I would need someone else to take care of it for me. It's just too much work and I don't have much of a green thumb. I've never has purslane. As a matter of fact I've never even heard of it before

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