Ed Miller

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    Basics of Growing Fava Beans

    I had never met a fava bean until I moved to Northern California in the early 1980s and started my market garden. I noticed that the local Italian folks seemed…

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    Grow Escarole and Endive in Late Summer for a Fall Harvest

    I had to start growing escarole and endive after hearing emotional tales from my mother-in-law and her sisters about their family’s holiday meals—multicourse, gut-busting, Italian-American feasts in which escarole soup…

  • How to Grow Escarole and Endive
    Kitchen Gardening

    How to Grow Escarole and Endive

    Escarole and endive offer crunch and a pleasant bitterness. These cool-season greens can be used raw as a salad ingredient, or cooked, most commonly in sautées or soups.