This was my first year growing Delicata squash. It reminds me of a striped zucchini with a hard shell. I am in love with this squash since it is easy to grow and easier to cook. Here’s the scoop about why Delicata squash should be on your table. I call it the new butternut!
With a yearly expanding garden and a new herbal product business, I just don’t have time to cook like I use to. Last year, I acquired an Instant Pot electric pressure cooker that has been a game changer for me. What a game changer! I simply plop my food in the container, turn it on […]
I adore lemongrass. Not only is it a beautiful plant that you can easily grow, all the parts of the leaves and the stems are edible. You don’t have to be a gardener to enjoy this lemony aromatic plant. Simply buy lemongrass at your local grocery store or Asian market. So, here is how […]
Lemongrass is an absolutely beautiful plant for your garden and so easy to grow. Every part of this gorgeous plant is edible. So what is not to love? Keep reading to learn how to grow lemongrass. It is so easy.
I adore Swiss Chard. But did you know that you can not only use the leaves, you can use the stems too? Don’t compost or throw out the stems. They taste similar to celery. So, let’s make soup–Swiss Chard Stem soup!
Did you plant too many plants this summer and are expecting a boat load of veggies? Or buy too many vegetables at the farmer’s market? I feel your pain since every year I face this dilemma. So what is a veggie lover to do? Sure, you can give away your abundance to your friends and […]
If I had to pick one vegetable that is extremely easy to grow, Swiss Chard would be my #1 pick. While other greens are wilting or bolting from the heat, Swiss Chard just laughs at the heat and flourishes. In addition, it is a stunner in the garden with its bright leaves and matching ribs. […]
Since I started growing and harvesting my own herbs, I have learned a trick or two on how to preserve them for optimal use. Believe me, you don’t want washed up looking or tasteless herbs. Here are 5 tips on how to store dried herbs. If you don’t grow your own, I will also provide tips […]