Wednesday, July 04, 2007

Indoor Wilderness

We returned from Austin last week to find that a long-neglected onion, relaxing in the fruit bowl, had turned into this:

This hasn't happened to our onions before, so I wonder exactly what was different about the circumstances this time.

It's no surprise that onions produce baby onions, but there's a wild organic beauty to scallions in the raw that you simply don't see in their tamed, bunched supermarket form. (And they made for a tasty addition to today's lunch.)

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