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    Friday, June 18, 2010

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    Mel

    I harvested ours all at once and made a scape-mushroom pesto. Sautéed baby bellas and onion, roasted the scapes with a bit of olive oil, and put it all int he blender with more olive oil, salt and pepper. So what if it was brown? It tasted like a little bit of heaven. I'd have served it up to guests, but it was nice to to have to share it with anyone but David.

    gayle

    There may have been a warning about you in the Vampire Herald-Tribune...

    Noonie

    Rotfl at campaign mention... Ooops! Sounds yummy, am figuring out how to fit garlic in next year.

    Kym

    Mmmmm. And from someone who had more than her share of falafel and cabbage slaw yesterday. . . I feel your pain! :-)

    Vicki

    Good thing it's not smell-o-blog, huh?

    Joannah

    This is what I've been saying...it's 8:30 in the morning and I'm dieing for some pesto. You have such a way with words...and pictures...and menu ideas. Lunch is a long way from now, sigh.

    Patty

    Oh how I'd love to be your understudy in the garden and kitchen for a week or two! Yum!

    margene

    Must make a note to only visit after the garlic scape season is over.

    jody

    potent-bring-tears-to-the-eyes aftermath, eh? But no worries - you'll never suffer from worms! I forgot to plant the garlic last fall, so poor me - no scapes.

    Doris

    I'm with Vicki on this one!

    Diane

    I think I saw the same article that Gayle did. The local garlic lady gave me free scapes last week. Unfortunately, I'm the only one who will eat garlic in this house, so I'm using them up slowly. I wonder if I can freeze/dry them like chives to have a fresh garlic taste this winter. Will give that a try today.

    Seanna Lea

    Your garlic paste sounds really good. I'm not sure how to maintain the green color during heating. My gut feeling is lemon juice, which I used in a recipe with purple potatoes to keep the color from greying out. Unfortunately, I think it was a bit more than a squeeze to get the color effect.

    Debbie

    Oh, how I love garlic scapes and all things garlic! Your pesto sounds wonderful. I'm leaving on a trip to Israel in a few days and will miss out on the rest of the scapes this year.

    Becky in VT

    Thanks for the link! I get extra scapes from my CSA and I still have pickled scapes from last year. I was already thinking of trying to find a pesto recipes for this year's extras.

    StephCat

    We have garlic growing....and now scapes....I need to try something with them! thx for the post/ideas.

    Paula

    Some of my bunching onions have scapes. Are they good too?

    And chickens, not being mammals, don't have boobs, just a (singular) breast/chest.

    elizabeth a airhart

    your very first tom collins really?

    i went by a restuant today sign outside

    come in and try our chocolate tuna fish

    makes a person head for the wine cellar

    Cookie

    Yummy!

    Gillian

    There is a dietitian-farmer, Diana Dyer, in Michigan (I think) who planted some 6000 bulbs and is now going to market with scapes and getting ready for the garlic itself. She blogged recently about scapes.

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