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Greens in Your Salad or For Cooking

I was planting some things in the garden and realized that I didn’t have anything new to try.  We eat a lot of salads during the summer and I like to jazzy it up for taste.  Last year we tried Arugula lettuce.  We loved the different flavor in our salads, but you can also use it as a green vegetable.  You can sauté with onion, garlic, and a little olive oil or place it under cooked fish on your plate for a nice tangy taste.

Arugula consists of vibrant green leaves attached to a pale creamy green hued stem.  The leaves are lobed and can be harvested when young and mild in flavor or when fully mature at 3 or 4 inches in length. …

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