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#Vegetables

From TheJournal.ie From the garden: 'When buying veg, always seek out Irish vegetables and try to avoid price promotions' GIY

From the garden: 'When buying veg, always seek out Irish vegetables and try to avoid price promotions'

In 15 years more than half of Irish field vegetable growers have stopped production, writes Michael Kelly.

From TheJournal.ie From the garden: How to make your own tangy kimchi at home GIY

From the garden: How to make your own tangy kimchi at home

Here’s how to make sure you always have some homemade healthy kimchi to hand.

From TheJournal.ie From the garden: How to make your own tomato ketchup from scratch GIY

From the garden: How to make your own tomato ketchup from scratch

Tomatoes are a vegetable that can be preserved in many ways – they can be used in jams, jellies, relishes and chutneys, writes Michael Kelly.

From TheJournal.ie From the garden: A recipe for a no-nonsense tomato and courgette soup, with no-nonsense ingredients GIY

From the garden: A recipe for a no-nonsense tomato and courgette soup, with no-nonsense ingredients

Michael Kelly from GIY talks us through how to store chillies, and also how to make a delicious warming soup.

From TheJournal.ie A low-calorie diet with meat could reduce heart attack risk just as much as a vegetarian one Heart Health

A low-calorie diet with meat could reduce heart attack risk just as much as a vegetarian one

New research into the effetive of nutrition on heart health has been published.

From TheJournal.ie Bad weather is making the price of some vegetables soar

Bad weather is making the price of some vegetables soar

The issue has hit some Irish supermarkets.

From TheJournal.ie Want a salad for lunch? There's a lettuce shortage Lettuce Pray

Want a salad for lunch? There's a lettuce shortage

Some supermarkets in the UK are limiting the amount of produce customers can buy.

From TheJournal.ie There'll be no more free spuds in Supervalu as farmers get their way The Great Veg War

There'll be no more free spuds in Supervalu as farmers get their way

The IFA said it would meet again with SuperValu to “express farmers’ anger” in the near future.

From TheJournal.ie Kohlrabi is becoming a popular veg and it's tasty either cooked or raw Column

Kohlrabi is becoming a popular veg and it's tasty either cooked or raw

As part of Michael Kelly’s 52 Veg – A Year of Growing, Cooking and Eating your own Food series – this week, we talk kohlrabi .

From TheJournal.ie Carrots are the classic stock pot vegetable and full of vitamin A GIY

Carrots are the classic stock pot vegetable and full of vitamin A

As part of Michael Kelly’s 52 Veg – A Year of Growing, Cooking and Eating your own Food series – this week, we talk carrots.

From TheJournal.ie Here's what fruits and vegetables looked like before we domesticated them Sweet Flesh

Here's what fruits and vegetables looked like before we domesticated them

Humans have been tweaking the genetics of our favourite fruits and vegetables for millennia.

From TheJournal.ie Here are three leftover turkey recipes to restore family cohesion Changing It Up

Here are three leftover turkey recipes to restore family cohesion

Omelettes, soup and stir fries are good ways to get the most out of the leftover Christmas dinner.

From TheJournal.ie This guy spent $1500 and six months making a sandwich from scratch Fancy Sambo

This guy spent $1500 and six months making a sandwich from scratch

And it wasn’t even that tasty.

11 things every kid dreaded about eating another Irish mammy's dinner

The dinner smell. THE DINNER SMELL.

From TheJournal.ie Want to grow your own food? Then, trust me, get some decent tools Column

Want to grow your own food? Then, trust me, get some decent tools

As a novice grower you aren’t always convinced of it, but I’ve learned a thing or two about the importance of good gardening tools.

7 food signs that are cruelty to vegetarians

Leave the veggies alone!

10 awkward moments every vegetarian has experienced

“Any vegetarian option? No? Right.”

From TheJournal.ie Perfect for a picnic on a summer's day – my trick for growing sweet, delicious tomatoes Opinion

Perfect for a picnic on a summer's day – my trick for growing sweet, delicious tomatoes

Tomatoes can be tricky to grow, but they’re well worth the effort.

From TheJournal.ie Plucky Parsnips: How to grow this versatile crop (plus other tips for May) Parsing The Facts

Plucky Parsnips: How to grow this versatile crop (plus other tips for May)

Most parsnip seed packets will tell you to sow them in February– don’t do it! Far better to leave it until now.

From TheJournal.ie Two Irish community gardens to whet the appetite for growing Come Together

Two Irish community gardens to whet the appetite for growing

Children learn at the grass roots (sorry!) in these little oases of calm and fruitfulness.

From TheJournal.ie Beautiful Beetroot: delicious, nutritious and (most importantly) easy to grow Beet It

Beautiful Beetroot: delicious, nutritious and (most importantly) easy to grow

Beetroot, why do I love thee? Let me count the ways.

From TheJournal.ie Beautiful weather? Get out and spend some time in the vegetable patch Opinion

Beautiful weather? Get out and spend some time in the vegetable patch

This week’s tips for Grow It Yourself-ers: onions, shallots and sowing peas.

From TheJournal.ie Kerry people love cucumbers ... What's your county's favourite veg? Epic Kale

Kerry people love cucumbers ... What's your county's favourite veg?

Dubliners, meanwhile, plumpfor kale and avocado (fancy).

Crying pregnant lady's worst fears come true

She had a vegetable problem.

From TheJournal.ie Heat from vegetables forces plane into emergency landing at Shannon Mayday

Heat from vegetables forces plane into emergency landing at Shannon

Nobody was hurt in the incident.

From TheJournal.ie Aldi settle IFA vegetable dispute with a commitment to Irish produce Stewing Nicely

Aldi settle IFA vegetable dispute with a commitment to Irish produce

The disagreement has ended with the discount supermarket giant committing to future grower viability.

From TheJournal.ie Why did farmers bring a Grim Reaper to an Aldi store? Retail

Why did farmers bring a Grim Reaper to an Aldi store?

They also brought a coffin full of vegetables.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you care about the origin of your food? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you care about the origin of your food?

A survey has found that most pork sold in butchers isn’t of Irish origin.

From TheJournal.ie Eating more than five-a-day may be a complete and utter waste of time It's Science

Eating more than five-a-day may be a complete and utter waste of time

That’s according to a major new study… So put the banana down.

16 mind-blowing GIFs of everyday foods in an MRI scanner

See corn as you never imagined you’d see it.

Potato-wielding man attempts to rob dry-cleaners and garage, fails

A blatant misuse of our national treasure.

From TheJournal.ie Get your 5-a-day? That might still not be enough fruit and veg Not An April Fool

Get your 5-a-day? That might still not be enough fruit and veg

A new study suggests that fruit and vegetables can help protect you from premature death.

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One simple answer could help you balance the costs this New Year.

From TheJournal.ie Legislation due as concerns about 'vegetable price war' grow Vegetables

Legislation due as concerns about 'vegetable price war' grow

Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney said that a new code of conduct to protect primary producers will be introduced in the coming weeks.

The Burning Question*: Christmas Day Brussels sprouts: yay or nay? Burning Question This post contains a poll

The Burning Question*: Christmas Day Brussels sprouts: yay or nay?

Let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

From TheJournal.ie Supermarkets turn to crooked fruit and ugly vegetables to fight food waste Strange Fruit

Supermarkets turn to crooked fruit and ugly vegetables to fight food waste

Blemished apples? Misshapen carrots? Some European supermarkets are starting to sell slightly bandy fruit and veg for less than the cost of their better-looking brethren.

This is how you trick a kid into eating vegetables Now That's Parenting This post contains videos

This is how you trick a kid into eating vegetables

It’s evil genius at its very best.

Want to see a toddler eat a raw onion like an apple? This post contains videos

Want to see a toddler eat a raw onion like an apple?

Of course you do!

The 14 most annoying things about being vegetarian

Go on, ask me if I wear leather shoes ONE MORE TIME.

From TheJournal.ie Interview: For children to eat healthily we must teach them about food Read Me

Interview: For children to eat healthily we must teach them about food

From an early age it’s important for children to learn the basics about the food they eat; helping them to ‘grow their own’ can do this, says chef Donal Skehan.

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