It is at this time of year that we turn to the root crops to supply the table with our chief sustenance and there is no root as useful to this purpose as the turnip….
We have spoken over the past several weeks of kales, coleworts and endives, but I fear we would be remiss if we did not also consider that most tender member of the sallet tribe, the lettuce….
Winter isn’t a season most of us probably associate with gardening but the truth is, after the first frost, many leafy vegetables and roots are ready to be picked, roasted, and added to all those hearty soups and stews….
The crisp days of early winter are a celebration of greens and there is no finer member of this verdant fraternity of leafy vegetables than the various forms of endive. …
Now that we are experiencing nearly nightly frosts the kale, or coleworts as the ancients term it, are at their finest….