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NOGAK NAMUL (cooked cucumber recipe)

This is a good way to use your old, overgrown, or over ripe cucumber, although you could use regular ones too.

1 cucumber (old, overgrown, or regular)
1 green onion, roughly chopped
2 Tbsp perilla oil (Korean ingredient, sesame oil is an acceptable substitute)
1 tsp garlic, finely chopped
4 tbsp water
½ tsp sea salt
Pinch perilla seeds (optional, or sesame seeds)

Peel cucumber and cut in half lengthwise. Scoop out the seeds from the center. Slice into thin slices. Chop garlic and green onions.

Heat the oil in frying pan medium high. Add cucumber, garlic’ and green onions. Saute for 3 minutes.

Add 4 tbsp water to pan and continue cooking an additional 2 minutes or so until most of the water is gone.

Garnish with more chopped green onions and perilla seeds . Serve warm or cold as a side dish.

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Have you tried epsom salt on your peppers? I use 1 TBSP/gal. water, and give each plant about a cup full every couple of weeks, and especially when they start to bloom.
 

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Have you tried epsom salt on your peppers? I use 1 TBSP/gal. water, and give each plant about cup full every couple of weeks, and especially when they start to bloom.
I have not, I planted in straight up composted manure so I figured they had too much nutrition
 

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Well, it also greens up a plant because it increases chlorophyll, and if your soil is low in magnesium then all your plants will benefit from epsom salt.
 
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