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Garlic Scapes

Finally, I found something I haven’t been able to get a hold of for decades: garlic scapes. The young farmer at the farmer’s market who was selling them was stunned that I could identify them. They taste amazing in garden salads. I used to pick them at my first husband’s dacha back in Ukraine. I hated that darn place (although it was a beautiful huge house with a real fireplace and a big garden), and the garlic scapes were the only thing to reconcile me with being there.

A big bunch cost me a strange price of one dollar seventy six cents.

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2 thoughts on “Garlic Scapes

  1. Stringer Bell on said:

    Damn, never seen these things before, even in farmers markets. What do they taste like? Milder garlicky flavor or something else entirely?

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