yellow pepper

Date: 10/2
Common Name: yellow pepper
Location Grown: IL
Obtained From: Fresh Picks, IL grower
Use: salad
Other: sweet and crispy

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tomatillo

Date: 10/3
Common Name: tomatillo
Location Grown: IL
Obtained From: Fresh Picks, IL grower
Use: Guacamole
Other: SO MANY TINY SEEDS!

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lime

Date: 10/3

No seeds. hmm. I seem to remember seeds in my limes in the past. I’ll have to look into possible causes for the absence in this case.

Experimenting with a different way of documenting so all the information is associated with the image. Otherwise it might get to be difficult keeping track of it all, as my collection grows.

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jalepeno

Date: 10/3
Common Name: Jalepeno
Location Grown: SAIC courtyard from spontaneous planting
Obtained From: SAIC courtyard
Use: Guacamole
Other: careful with harvesting jalepeno seeds! It can get burning hot under your fingernails!

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Peach

Date: 9-30-08
Common Name: Peach
Location Grown: IL
Obtained From: French Market: Villa Park, IL
Use: eaten straight up
Other: kind of mealy

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avocado

Date: 10/3
Common Name: avocado
Location Grown: Mexico
Obtained From: Trader Joe’s, Glen Ellyn
Use: guacamole with tomatillos, garlic, onion, cilantro, and lime
Other:

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