[gardeners] Re: Monday in the garden

Kari Whittenberger-Keith (gardeners@globalgarden.com)
Tue, 12 Dec 2000 08:05:03 -0800

>Sleepy Dawg and I went out in the garden this afternoon for about an hour and
>are now taking a break. It's heavily overcast, warm, and muggy. I'm back in my
>shorts and tee again. I picked ripe chiles for most of that hour. Well,
>that and
>ate a half dozen kumquats.

So George, how do you know when kumquats are ripe and how do you eat
them--do they need to be peeled or anything?  I always see them in the
store and want to try them, but don't know how to pick edible ones, or what
to do with them.

Kari--always willing to try new foods

Kari Whittenberger-Keith
Managing Editor, Old House Chronicle