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    Okra is not very difficult to grow in the home vegetable garden. Okra needs warm temperatures, full sun, and can tolerate dry conditions. Many okra varieties can get very tall - sometimes reaching seven feet or more in height. The preferred method of planting okra is by sowing the seeds directly...
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    Today I decided to go out to the garden and snap a few pictures of various things going on in my garden. I ended up taking a lot of pictures. These pictures are of various things ranging from some of the plants that are growing, to different insects (including some not so friendly pests). I...
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    If you love to grow great tasting vegetables but live in a very drought-prone region, there are some delicious vegetables that are just right for you. You could be the vegetable gardener that is tired of pulling a water hose every where to water your vegetable plants. Drought tolerant vegetables...
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    This quick and easy okra and chickpea stew is full of Moroccan flavors. The name "tagine" refers to the two-part, cone-shaped casserole dish in which countless slow-cooked Moroccan dishes are prepared. You don't need to prepare this in a tagine dish-it works well in a large saucepan-but if you...
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    Ingredients 12 ounces hot Italian turkey sausage links, removed from casings 2 teaspoons canola oil 1 large onion, diced 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 4 cups chopped tomatoes 4 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth 2 1/2 cups fresh chopped okra...
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    I went out to the garden yesterday to check on all my plants, pick what was ready, and pull just a few weeds. This is the first year that I have used any type of mulch in the vegetable garden, and I sure am glad I did. The mulch really does a nice job keeping the weeds at bay. It has literally...
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    Ingredients 4 ounces breakfast sausage, preferably spicy, casings removed if necessary 1 medium onion, chopped 1 pound okra (about 5 cups), sliced 3 cups chopped tomatoes (3-4 medium) 2/3 cup reduced-sodium tomato juice or water 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper or 1/2 minced...
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    Ingredients 1 pound okra, trimmed, washed, sliced 3 tablespoons olive oil 3 tablespoons butter 1 medium onion, coarsely chopped 1 green bell pepper; seeded and coarsely chopped 4 large tomatoes; peeled, seeded and chopped 1/2 cup dry white wine 2 tablespoons...
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    Ingredients 6 Or 7 fresh large tomatoes 1/2 cup of Lima beans 1/2 cup of Black-eye peas 2 cups of fresh sliced okra 1 Onion; chopped 3 cloves garlic; chopped 1 tablespoon Cajun seasoning Pepper and salt to taste 2 teaspoon olive oil Directions Heat olive oil in a large stew pot. Add chopped...
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    I don't know about you, but okra is one of my favorite vegetables. Mix some stewed tomatoes in the pan with some okra and corn, and I'm in heaven. I think I could eat that stuff every day! If you love okra as much as I do then you probably have a few stalks of it in the garden. Okra is very...
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