Gardening

Tips for Planting a Kids Vegetable Garden

Tips for Planting a Kids Vegetable Garden

One of the easiest ways to get your kids excited about eating and cooking with healthy food is to help them plant a kids vegetable garden. Here are some tips for planting and growing a kids’  vegetable garden, along with some of our favorite veggies […]

A Salad That Will Make You Crave Kale!

A Salad That Will Make You Crave Kale!

This Asian kale salad recipe tosses fresh kale, peppers, and sugar snap peas, in a sweet and tangy peanut ginger dressing, for an incredible healthy side dish. WHY YOU SHOULD LOVE KALE Do you love kale? I have to admit that before moving to Washington, […]

How to Quick Pickle Radishes

How to Quick Pickle Radishes

Wanna know how to quick pickle radishes? This step by step video and recipe will give you pickled radishes in just 20 minutes! This post was originally written in 2014, but we’re bringing it up from the archives because we loved using them in last […]

What Are Scapes and How Do I Cook Them?

What Are Scapes and How Do I Cook Them?

“What the heck are these scape thingies?!!” There it is, one of those questions that so many people are afraid to ask because it just might show the world that they’re not a “real” foodie. Not to worry, I am one of those people who […]

Edible Gardening Resources

Edible Gardening Resources

I’ve become a bit of a gardening nut over the past year.  I had some good success last year (peas, radishes, green onions, kale, cucumbers, herbs, brussels sprouts, zucchini and lettuce, plus lots of edible flowers) and some disappointing failures (tomatoes, pumpkin, eggplant, cabbage, carrots, […]

Maple Orange Carrots Recipe

Maple Orange Carrots Recipe

Eric and I love carrots.  This is a good thing since they’re a much cheaper vegetable than some of our other favorites like asparagus and bell peppers.  This year I wanted to come up with a few more affordable Thanksgiving side dishes.  I’ve been doing […]

Carrot Top Bouquet

Carrot Top Bouquet

I just had to share this quick tip with you.  I’ve been getting flowers every week from our CSA, but they’re not my only way of bringing freshness into the house.  Whether you grow your own carrots, get them from a farm or from the […]

Fresh Summer Tomatoes and Peas with Shrimp

Fresh Summer Tomatoes and Peas with Shrimp

As a brand new gardener I have been patiently waiting for my very first tomato plants to burst with plump red and golden fruit.  Unfortunately, the weather has not been working with me.  The large amount of rain we had at the beginning of summer […]