Just as you can find more than one recognizable form of bok choy, you can also find more than one scientific name for this cruciferous vegetable. While the leaves of the bok choy plant can cluster together in a noticeable way, they do not form a head and at times can be only loosely clustered together. Yet in addition to these phytonutrients, bok choy also provides you with two additional anti-inflammatory nutrients.
A stark contrast to a lot of the greens we re familiar with, arugula s taste has been described as hot, peppery, and sometimes even spicy. The younger leaves of arugula can be harvested already because these are more appropriate for salads. Surprisingly enough, though, Read more
The flowers are usually pale yellow, cream, or near-white in color, but wild rocket or wild arugula can have bright yellow flowers. Yes, you can eat arugula flowers. The leaves of arugula are popular for making pesto as well, and can be used in salad Read more
Agriculturalists in Europe soon found potatoes easier to grow and cultivate than other staple crops, such as wheat and oats, potatoes produce more food energy than any other European crop for the same area of land and require only a shovel for harvesting. Being easy Read more
Aralia elata or Japanese angelica tree Care anf Growing. Care of the plant Aralia elata or Japanese angelica tree. Common names Chinese angelica-tree, Japanese angelica-tree, Korean angelica-tree.
While its sweet taste and crunchy texture are enjoyed in many dishes, broccoli is also rich in bioactive compounds that are highly beneficial for the human health. Those with sensitive skin may experience irritation when handling fresh or dried broccoli or using it for topical Read more
The cantaloupes are available in the summer months and are prized for their rich content of good beta-carotene, folic acid, and dietary fiber. Do these qualify as cantaloupes. The North American cantaloupe Cucumis Melo Reticulatus distinguishes itself from the true cantaloupe by way of its Read more
If that is all you can source, use more of the dried herb to get dill flavor in your recipe. The feathery texture of dill leaves looks beautiful and a small sprig of dill can add a noticeable aroma to a dish. Be aware that Read more
Root vegetables such as carrots, onions, potatoes, rutabagas, turnips, parsnips and beets have powerful nutritional benefits. They are low in calories and full of protective vitamins and minerals such as potassium yams, parsnips, potatoes, beets , vitamin A carrots, turnips and vitamin C yams, rutabagas, Read more
juice of cucumber, 1 1 2 oz. Since ancient times, the juice of the cucumber has been used as a facial cleanser and as a treatment for skin irritations. The word cucumber is used with other herbs Wild cucumber or balsam apple Echinocystis lobata , Read more
Options include aluminum or copper, and with or without a biodegradable cardboard backing. MacDonald TL, Humphreys WG, Martin RB Promotion of tubulin assembly by aluminum ion in vitro. The Al was provided as aluminum chloride AlCl 3. Vitorello VA, Capaldi FR, Stefanuto VA Recent advances Read more
Vitamin C was decreased with the increase in storage duration in both irradiated and nonirradiated fresh-cut celery, whereas the total sugar and soluble solids content of the fresh-cut celery were increased by irradiation because of maintaining the good sensory nutrient quality during storage Figs. Pickled Read more
Plants known as shallots are variously classified as a variety of onion, Allium cepa var. Similar to onions, raw shallots release chemicals that irritate the eye when sliced, resulting in tears. Finely sliced deep-fried shallots are used as a condiment in Asian cuisine. Because onions Read more
Heath aster typically gets 3 to 4 feet tall, has tiny, narrow leaves like the peren nial heath , and is covered with hundreds of small white daisies in late summer and early fall cultivars may bloom slightly later. A good choice for shade is Read more
Some agaves produce sap that you can use to make pulque a fermented, alcoholic beverage that predates tequila by a few millennia. Tequila, which is produced from the heart of the agave azul, requires harvesting agaves before they flower. Near death, agaves transform decades worth Read more
Anise is another herb that is an excellent companion for tomatoes. While it spills over the side in a lovely wave of tiny flowers and leaves, know that it is also helping your tomatoes taste the very best. The truth is, it makes a great Read more
In Indonesia, the word bayam is applied both to certain species of amaranth commonly eaten as a leafy vegetable, and to spinach, which is rarely seen only in certain supermarkets , but well known from Popeye, the Sailor Man cartoons, where the main character receives Read more
Okra leaves used for inflammation Okra fruits are eaten to treat involuntary discharge of semen Roasted okra seeds are used to promote sweating Okra seeds are used to treat and prevent muscle spasms Decoction of okra is used to treat fever, headache and arthritis. If Read more
Even if it appears to be vibrant, you may occasionally wind up with an apple tree without fruit. Apple tree fruiting issues can be disconcerting to home gardeners, so learning how to get fruit on apple trees is helpful. Some fruit trees, including apple, may Read more
Many species from Africa are now included in the genera Protasparagus and Myrsiphyllum. Unlike most vegetables, where the smaller and thinner are the more tender, thick asparagus stalks have more tender volume to the proportion of skin. White asparagus is preferred and more common in Read more
While the Chinense peppers offer the heat hardcore pepper-lovers crave, these tropical natives are a finicky variety, requiring specific conditions and long growing seasons that may not be ideal for growing in your own backyard. In an incredible number of ethnic dishes around the world, Read more
Combine parsnips, juice, oil, pepper, and salt. Toss together 1 pound parsnips, peeled and sliced into thin strips, 1 2 pound baby carrots, halved lengthwise, and 1 Tbsp. If you re not familiar with parsnips, try these quick recipes to acquaint yourself with them. The Read more
In addition to pesto, basil is used in a variety of dishes, from appetizers to desserts. Basil is sold fresh and dried but fresh basil is typically preferred for cooking. The basil flowers can also be used to make basil flower oil or tea. Interaction Read more
There are basically three types of peas English peas, snow peas, and sugar snap peas. Sugar snap peas are a cross between English peas and snow peas. Sugar snap peas are grown the same way as English peas, but they tend to last a bit Read more
This process involves boring a hole into the watermelon, then pouring the liquor inside and allowing it to mix with the flesh of the fruit. One may find 2 kilogram cantaloupe-sized to 40 kilogram watermelons, watermelons with light green to very dark green rinds, and Read more
Bellville sorrel Blistered Leaf sorrel Fervent s New Large sorrel Common garden sorrel Sarcelle Blond sorrel. The different sorrel plants are not only easy to grow but are also cold-hardy perennials. Within this species you will find five sorrel varieties. The French sorrel herb produces Read more
Production of apricots in the world. Apricots are the fruits of the apricot trees. Origin and uses of the apricot tree. An apricot tree blooms white flower in the Spring, and the fruit is ripe in the Summer. Eat an apricot fresh, dried, used in Read more
Although they are a member of the cabbage family, collards do not form heads. Usually, only the lower leaves of collards are harvested. In mild regions, such as South Texas and coastal areas, collards will produce all winter. From Seed to Harvest A beginner s Read more
Consult the Florida Vegetable Gardening Guide for tomato planting guidelines and follow these for both tomatillo and husk tomato. While looking for recipes for your tomatillo harvest, consider Latin American recipes for salsas and chili sauces. Native to Central America, tomatillos are often used in Read more
The most important characteristic of basil is shown in Table 1. 37 40 Phenolic acids and flavonol-glycosides are the main phenolic components in basil. The main pests known for basils are aphids, leafhoppers and whitefly. Near Seattle , Washington, United States About 374 days ago, Read more
Fruit arugula ripen in pods. Naykravati rozrivati leaves arugula with your hands. In the case of summer seasonings, sow arugula is required to be visajuwati in dark days and more often than watering. In the early 20th century, the popularity of arugula began to grow, Read more
There are generally four main groups of cultivars, based on head formation and leaf structure head lettuce L. The following is another division, into six commonly recognized Cultivar Groups of lettuce, there are hundreds of cultivars of lettuce selected for leaf shape and color, as Read more
Because of their symbolism in Wales, they have come to be used extensively in that country s cuisine, while in the rest of Britain leeks have only come back into favor in the last fifty years or so, having been overlooked for several centuries Grigson Read more
oleracea includes several types of edible crops such as cauliflower, broccoli, kohlrabi , kale, cabbage, and Brussel sprouts. Cytoplasmic male sterility introduced in kohlrabi from Japanese radish can also be used for the production of F 1 hybrids. The found differences for kohlrabi could be Read more
With such a limited window of time to enjoy it, asparagus needs to be savored while the eating is good. Dill is familiar to anyone who has made or enjoyed asparagus pickles, but adding some dill to the butter before tossing with freshly cooked asparagus Read more
think green as in leafy, beans and herbs. You get the idea nonstop beans provided you pick daily, or your plants will stop producing, and also provided you succession-sow. I AM UP TO MY KNEES IN GREEN S chard, arugula, and beans sometimes yellow-green.
Sowing chives. Planting chives. How to grow chives. Place bundles of chives into a stack in a zip-close bag. One of the lovely things about chives, as compared to their cousins, scallions also known as green onions , is their delicate texture. If you have Read more
The root system of jalapeno pepper plants is relatively extensive, requiring at least 8 of soil depth and up to 12 for larger plants. Growing jalapenos is pretty straightforward as a general rule. Growing jalapenos is pretty easy and very rewarding.
Rich in antioxidants, vitamins K, C, and A, and an excellent source of dietary fiber, Swiss chard is a real garden and kitchen. While you can use Swiss chard in just about any recipe that calls for spinach, including vegetable lasagnas, quiches, stir-fries, and sautés, Read more
The name jalapeno is Spanish for Jalapa or Xalapa , the capital of Veracruz, Mexico. Roasted jalapenos peppers are richer, slightly smoky, earthy with good heat. The red variety are just as delicious as the green jalapeno pepper, though a touch sweeter. In 2019 the Read more
But so far, acai berries have no known health benefit that s different from similar fruits. Why are acai berries used in beauty products. People eat acai berries to address various health conditions.