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« on: March 15, 2014, 08:08:29 pm »


got 6 jars pickled so if things get rough i have something to stir my bloody mary's with lol


shocking then ill start bagging the rest for the freezer.

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Re: asparagus
« Reply #1 on: March 15, 2014, 10:54:06 pm »
Now, that is a veggie I can live with.  Our favorite in this house.  I have a patch of them in their second year out back on the way to the yard.

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Re: asparagus
« Reply #2 on: March 16, 2014, 07:06:17 pm »
love asparagus mpb!  we have wild patches that grow around our place! 
we usually harvest them and put them on the grill.....

"got 6 jars pickled so if things get rough i have something to stir my bloody mary's with lol"

love it!!! good in a bloody mary!
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Re: asparagus
« Reply #3 on: March 16, 2014, 07:37:24 pm »
I love them and tried to can.  They turn to mush.  Seems from what I read they don't can well. 
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Re: asparagus
« Reply #4 on: March 16, 2014, 08:56:14 pm »
Asparagus has the same benefits as dark chocolate...just saying... 8)

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Re: asparagus
« Reply #5 on: March 17, 2014, 08:10:30 am »
how are you prepping it? if im gonna can it i just wash well cut of rough ends cut down to size of jar( if you want the long pretty spear look going on) add pickle and water mixture then process. and my hubbster ate one of my first jars when it was three years old and was really num!

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Re: asparagus
« Reply #6 on: March 17, 2014, 12:40:01 pm »
Asparagus has the same benefits as dark chocolate...just saying... 8)

If you were to dip it in dark chocolate I could propably eat it then.  ;)
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Re: asparagus
« Reply #7 on: March 20, 2014, 09:24:49 am »
I followed my BALL canning book. Mush!  Was so sad!  30 miles north of me they grow like weeds in the side ditch. You can go out and in 30 minutes have several Walmart bags full! 
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Re: asparagus
« Reply #8 on: March 20, 2014, 10:57:02 am »
that's how i learned to do asparagus grampa lives in the dakotas and if we were visiting he would have us kids go grab it. he showed us first but had polio and it affects how he gets around a bit. So he took advantage of his helpers. Now i look back on it as  simple and good times.

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Re: asparagus
« Reply #9 on: March 23, 2014, 10:41:42 am »
I just have a small bed, 'cause I'm the only person I know who eats asparagus. Those pickled one look delicious, but I don't get to harvest that many.