Hi I have sprouted some, Long time ago I did alfalfa seed and recently mung beans, both are easy. My problem is when I put a hand full of sprouts in a salad the roots make the salad tasteless and dry. I can't do garbanzos, they die
I've had frequent exposure to my mother's sprouting (yep- she's pushing 90 but I can still learn from her). She usually does alfalfa or radish. The radish are fantastically spicy; they bite back!
I just picked up a sprouting jar, with the different size mesh lids for different seed sizes, at a yard sale for a quarter. So I'll be trying it out myself soon. I didn't want to deal with sprout roots tangling in cheesecloth. That was my excuse for not sprouting before. lol
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No, I've been tempted, but afraid of failure. Would love some advice from successful sprouters.
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