Kohlrabi does well in the cool-season gardens, and while it can be grown year-round in some areas of the country, in areas where the climate is hotter like mine, it grows best in early and late seasons.
Lentils, also called masoor dal, are a nutritious and quick cooking member of the legume family. They are versatile and easily, lending a nutty flavor to many dishes or as the main ingredient in these four hearty lentil recipes.
For those of you who are growing your own carrots, or who score some delicious carrots at a great price, you might be wondering how to use them! No worries – I’ve got an amazing round up for you with some great recipes from top food bloggers as well as great contributions from Untrained Housewife. […]
There’s nothing like going grocery shopping in your own backyard. While we only have a tiny little garden just big enough for some herbs and grape tomatoes, it’s still just thrilling to eat from it. This quick summer stir fry has a variety of bell peppers, onions, asparagus and grape tomatoes. Perfect for your homegrown […]
We are all too familiar with cooked squash recipes or adding raw zucchini to dishes, but have you ever experimented with adding raw summer and fall squashes to salads and other dishes?
Although expensive to purchase, Swiss chard grows easily and abundantly in backyard gardens. Like the tomato, summer brings more than can be successfully pawned out to neighbors. Make good use of it with these ten summer menu ideas. 1. Use young leaves as a salad filler. After washing, line up leaves and fold in thirds, […]
If you’re like me and you grew spaghetti squash because it’s supposed to be awesome and delicious and healthy but how you HAVE spaghetti squash and you’re wondering exactly what you’re going to do with it, you are in luck. Today’s Eating Garden Fresh post is a clever and oh-so-awesome treat. I mean, who doesn’t […]
Tomatoes seem in overabundance in summer, gardens are over-run with them as the summer heat induces high yields. Tomatoes are considered a fruit botanically, but a vegetable in the kitchen. Either way, vine ripened tomatoes are mouthwatering and nutritious. Make good use of juicy vine ripened tomatoes them in this delicious summer tomato recipe. Ingredients […]
The green beans are coming! And once they start trickling in they come in full force with bushels a day being harvested. We love to sautee our green beans in a dab of butter with some minced garlic but you can’t do that every day of the week all summer long. That’s why I adore […]
With early summer fruits like strawberries and the earliest blueberries starting to become available, it’s easy to create delicious salads. Go beyond just the common greens by adding some delicious fruit pieces and be sure to check out this amazing white wine and Dijon vinaigrette. It’s a savory and tasteful but light way to dress […]
Kale chips are all the rage and “old-timers” say its about time! Healthy, delicious, and easy-to-make…whats not to love? One night last week I decided to go ahead and try making kale chips. They’re not at all like potato or corn chips so don’t compare. I looked at several recipes and then just did my […]
One of my favorite home-grown food is asparagus. I love that they are perennial, so grow year after year with minimal effort on the part of the gardener. And since asparagus is expensive in the store, it’s awesome to be able to pick your own. Snap them off when they are 7″ – 9″ tall […]