Deborah Madison is nothing short of amazing. Her cookbook, Vegetable Literacy, has become a staple for many aspiring chefs around the world. Vegetable Literacy is exciting to both gardeners and cooks alike because it draws a connection between the vegetables, herbs and edible flowers in 12 plant families. It’s more than a cookbook – it’s an invaluable resource to cooks and gardeners; helping cooks learn about garden edibles while helping gardeners learn how edibles work together in the kitchen.Read More
ay 2016 is starting out in the nicest way possible – with temps in the 60s and 70s; and even a hint of 80’s for the first Saturday of the month. Sadly, April ended on a cold and chilly note – but newsflash: the winter coats are officially washed and packed away and I’m not…Read More
Since Spring has decided to take a little break this week, I’ve been able to get a few indoor chores checked off my list. This afternoon, I started going through my seed library. Back in March, I received an invitation from Renee’s Garden to sample a dozen of their seed packets. Yaaassss! I ordered a…Read More
The past week has been a frenzy of activity as the kids and I get ready for our trip to Boston to visit Phil.
At Everest Lane House this week, I’m slowing changing over the home decor to reflect the fact that Autumn 2013 is upon us.
In the garden, I’m starting my fall cleanup. I’ve trimmed back all the dying foliage, and I’m covering trouble spots with newspaper and mulch for a fresh start next Spring. I’ve got all my bulb catalogs in a nice pile by the sofa and next week, my Master Gardener friends are joining me for our first annual Fantasy Bulb Order. Think of it as a twist on Fantasy Football and you get the gist.
In this post, I share 7 ways to Preserve Your Herb Harvest.
If you’re like me, you’ve spent the summer enjoying fresh herbs from your garden. But, did you know that there are many different options for extending the usefulness of your herbs?
Today, Shannon Slatton from my local Channel 12 News, dropped by to explore just how easy it is to preserve herbs and enjoy a significant cost-savings to boot.Read More
Kitchen Gardens are a great way to make fresh edibles available for cooking just steps away from your kitchen table. How should the kitchen garden be designed for optimal use? What should everyday cooks keep in mind as they start a kitchen garden? How can you keep your kitchen garden harvest from spoiling before you get…Read More