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This fresh Sicialian eggplant and tomato sauce is wonderful and surprising with it’s richness and depth of flavors. It’s easy to make and is perfect for a group of friends to enjoy prepping, cooking and eating together.
We’ve taken some glamour shots of the garden’s September bounty and wanted to share them with you, along with tips on how we’ve enjoyed preparing them in different dishes.
Fresh, homemade basil pesto is one of the treasures of summer. There are many tasty treats that come out of our gardens during summertime, but pesto is one that is very easy and pretty quick to make. It freezes well and there is very little that evokes the flavor and fond memory of warm summer […]
Take a short trip with us to see what goes into grown quality heirloom chiles from a world-class breeder.
We recently did a video in partnership with our local hospital about growing and cooking with herbs. Lemon-Garlic Infused Olive Tapenade makes use of them.
Succession planting is basically one crop following another in the same space to maximize the amount of food produced. We’ll show you how to do it!
Whether you have a bounty of young green beans from your garden, or have gotten a great deal at the Farmer’s Market – here’s a quick and simply delicious way to make them into a very memorable side dish that will be talked about!
Green beans can be a blessing in disguise – they are a welcome addition to the dinner table in the spring when they first arrive, but can soon wear out their welcome as their prolific nature is truly shown. Just how many ways can they be prepared without being the dreaded green vegetable on the […]
Bindweed History Field bindweed, also called perennial morning glory, has the scientific name of Convolvulus arvensis and is widely considered to be one of the most invasive and destructive weeds in cropland and gardens. It was first found in Virginia as early as 1739 and is thought to have originally brought to Kansas and the […]
Bermuda grass: love it or hate it – most people fall into one of the two camps; there doesn’t seem to be much in-between. Personally, I think it’s a well-adapted grass for our harsh, dry Western climates. It loves heat, is remarkably wear resistant to foot traffic and is one of the most drought tolerant […]