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Spring is in the air

We arrived right at the opening of Vancouver’s last “Winter” Market of the season. Other than mealy apples, winter was nowhere in sight. Spring greens from pea shoots to tatsoi, strawberry plants, garlic…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, April 28th, 2009
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How is asparagus grown?

The other evening we were enjoying some delicious asparagus with dinner and realized that we had no idea how asparagus was grown? Does it hang on a bush? Grow in the ground like a potato? Nope. So we looked it up online…

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Posted by: on Tuesday, May 22nd, 2007
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Bishops Asparagus Soup

Ingredients: 1 lb asparagus 2 tbsp butter 3 stalks celery 1 medium potato 1 sweet onion 4 cups chicken stock 1 cup whipping cream salt and pepper to taste Remove the bottom of the asparagus stalks (the tough part). Chop.…

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Posted by: on Monday, September 26th, 2005
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