Container Garden Obscurity

In addition to getting the veggie garden planted, I’ve also filled my patio containers with a mixture of herbs, tropicals, succulents and annuals.

Gifts of a Productive Garden

The vegetable garden is looking good! The lettuce is nearly ready to harvest, the carrots are an inch high, the chard is developing its first true leaves, and the cole crops are growing like weeds.

Farmstead Chef Join John Ivanko and Lisa Kivirist, co-authors of the cookbook Farmstead Chef (New Society Publishers, 2011), as they share recipes and tips for using your garden abundance to eat seasonally. From creative ways to cook up zucchini to making homemade pantry staples, John and Lisa make it fun and easy to create a […]

Herbed Mustard

Put a twist on mustard by using your favorite herbs.

Herbed Vinegar

Use this recipe as a guide to create your own special herbed-vinegar blend.

Jelly Day!

I woke up to gloom and drizzle this morning, a sight that would usually make me feel like ducking back underneath the covers to hibernate. (I can’t, of course, because the animals will be demanding their breakfast.) But today is different because a gloomy, drizzly day is perfect for staying indoors to make herbal jellies, and that’s exactly what I have planned: a long-overdue jelly day with my sunny friend and jelly buddy, Linda.

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