Sampling Scapes

  Garlic is not a mainstay of our garden. We have grown it a few times, but most years we struggle to find garlic bulbs in the fall, when it’s time to plant.      Last year, though, I asked at my farmers market: Will you be selling any seed garlic this year? When shouldContinue reading “Sampling Scapes”

Spring Stir Fry (with Scapes)

  In early summer, our garlic bulbs send up flowers that must be picked if the plants are to grow into fat, tasty bulbs. The best part is the flowers (scapes) are edible  — and delicious at that. I experimented and found I liked the stem of the scapes best. They have a starring role in this simple, yummyContinue reading “Spring Stir Fry (with Scapes)”