Of course, even simple meals are very tasty when made with veggies, herbs, and fruits from my garden.
Tag Archives: Garden Food
Everything’s Coming Up Roses
These are ideas that you could use for any tea party, indoors or outside, or for any garden party.
Making Chili When It’s Chilly
Chili is good at any time of year, but I especially like to make it when it’s chilly outside.
Celery Increase: Using, Storing, and Preserving Celery
Growing celery increases my salary! Here’s how to use and store it.
White Chicken Chili
—perfect for seasonal eating now as I’m harvesting tomatillos and still have fresh bell peppers, jalapenos, and onion from the garden.
Garden Egg Cups
A ready-made healthy breakfast like this makes my mornings easier.
Salted Caramel Pear Butter
Sadly, summer is drawing to a close. But the good news is that the evenings are cooler, and we can enjoy sitting outside by a fire pit. As we sit out there, I like to listen to soft music playing through the outdoor speakers and to nibble on something tasty—preferably something that includes cheese, myContinue reading “Salted Caramel Pear Butter”
Fresh Strawberry Pie
Last year I declared that fresh strawberry pie made with organic strawberries from my garden is my FAVORITE pie in the whole world. Last year, in fact, was the first time that I ever made my own fresh strawberry pie. I think it tasted better than Bakers Square’s or any store bought pie. That wasContinue reading “Fresh Strawberry Pie”
Pumpkin Eggplant Riddle
Q: What looks like a tiny pumpkin but is really an eggplant? A: ‘Goyo Kumba’ Solanum aethiopicum The orange fruit in my hand is not a tiny pumpkin: it’s a tiny eggplant! I came across the seeds for this unusual vegetable, Goyo Kumba eggplant, several years ago, and I had to try it. If nothingContinue reading “Pumpkin Eggplant Riddle”
It Beets Me! – Making Borscht
It’s National Homemade Soup Day—plus Valentines Day is coming up—so I’m posting my Ukrainian family’s recipe for borscht, a beautiful red soup. I first shared this recipe with my newsletter readers a couple of years ago in mid-November. In the course of putting my kitchen garden to bed that fall, I had finally harvested theContinue reading “It Beets Me! – Making Borscht”