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What to do with radishes?

I'm already pulling out a bunch of radishes out of my garden. Those things grow fast. Unfortunately, there isn't a whole lot that you can do with them. Usually I just snack on them or cut them up and throw them in a salad. Tonight I ate a few of them and realized that there was still half a bag in the fridge and another few dozen that were growing fast in the garden. Last year I mostly just let them grow until they got so big that they were too tough and woody to eat. I'm determined not to make the same mistake this year so I went ahead and looked up some recipes.

I was surprised at how many recipes there are that use radishes. The first one that caught my eye was mexican cole slaw. I already had half a head of cabbage in the fridge so I went with that. It turned out pretty good. The other half of cabbage was used to make cole slaw out of some russian red kale that grew back from last year. That turned out really good but the mexican slaw was much better. As m…