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Offline Lisa Owen

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So proud of my first Sprouts
« on: March 11, 2007, 11:22:59 PM »
My first sprouting experience was very good.  As with anything new, I wasn't really sure what I was doing.  I used a jar with a wire mesh screw top.  All that rinsing paid off, after about 6 days I harvested some delicious lentil sprouts.  I am hooked. 

When the sprouts were ready, I soaked them in a bowl of water to try and gently dislodge the hulls.  Overall, this wasn't very effective and I wound up manually removing them myself - pretty tedious.  Anyone know of a better way ?  I guess I probably could leave the hulls, but the sprouts look more appetizing without them.

I'll be harvesting my first wheat grass this Tuesday.  will post those results, too....

Happy trails

Offline Cathy Crystal

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Re: So proud of my first Sprouts
« Reply #1 on: March 15, 2007, 04:24:43 PM »
I am assuming you are talking about the lentil sprouts, not wheat grass...
Usually when we sprout we do not remove the hulls, but eat the whole thing. I have never heard of anyone removing the hulls, has anyone else? The exception is of course, is sunflower and wheat grass where we cut the sprouts from their growing medium.