Food Archives | Pass the Pistil

Lemon Verbena | An Herb with a Twist

  Lemon Verbena is one of those herbs. One for the must-grow and learn to cook list. It’s fragrance is amazing, enough to send you...

From Seed to Plate: Radishes for Every Garden

Grow radishes from seed to plate for the easiest and rewarding garden. Radishes may not be as stylish as other, more celebrated kitchen garden crops...

Four Fab Edible Flowers

Some are honey bee hubs, others are pungent and peppery. There are modest, girl-next-door types while a few pack some punch. However they come...

Pickled Beets 3 Ways

  Tom Robbins wrote in his book, Jitterbug Perfume, “Breathe properly. Stay Curious. And eat your beets.” If this is a recipe for a happy life,...

Container Garden Carrots from Seed to Plate

  Behind every carrot is a carrot lover. If that's not you, well maybe you haven't had the luck to eat one that's homegrown?  Warming weather...

Jam Making 101 | Hard Earned Sweetness

  What could be better than picking and eating summer berries? Picking, eating and having enough left over to make homemade jam. Pie is amazing...

Fava Bean Foraging

Fava beans are either a cover crop with perks or an amazing food plant with perks. I haven't decided the order but it's definitely...

Healthy Living: 3 Chai Tea Recipes for Any Season

  A hot drink of something is always good no matter the season. Tea is no exception, particularly tea laden with healing herbs. In fact,...

Green Tomatoes or Bust: How to Ripen & When to Eat

Wondering how to ripen green tomatoes and when to eat them? Here are some of my best tips for making the most of your...

Kale and White Bean Pasta

To put it mildly, I'm bonkers about this dish. Obsessed may be a more appropriate description. It's my trusty, well-loved, go-to recipe, Kale and...

How to Make a Cold Processed Fruit Shrub

  One of my latest obsessions are cold brewed shrubs. What’s a shrub? Only the most unlikely and equally as wonderful combination of fresh fruit,...

Summer Forage: How to Make Elder Flower Cordial

  If you are what you eat, I'll take flowers please! I've had elder flower cordial on my mind since last summer. The thought of buying...

Fall Forage: Cooking with Pomegranates

    When isn’t it a good time to think about food and flowers? And this time of year, with the anticipation of a Thanksgiving meal...

What to Grow in 2015 | 5 Plants to Add to Your Must-Have List

  Wondering what to grow? The year is new and it's seed catalog season. Time to sharpen your pencil and dream big. The seeds you plant...

What To Do With a Bumper Crop

  When it’s time to plant spring veggies, I do so with visions of summer bumper crops. At least with crops like tomatoes, cucumbers, and...

Cooking with Edible Flowers: Garden Fresh Summer Rolls & More

Looking for simple, easy ways to cook with edible flowers? I have a few, all-time favorite recipes and tops on the list are summer rolls....

Mom’s Brown Stew

  Fall is here and so too is my mom’s brown stew. The seasons are like that, reminding me of foods I may not have...

DIY Cocktail Herb Garden: Scented Geranium + Recipes

Looking for something new to plant in your summer garden? Add scented geraniums to the list. They're worth every square inch of earth they occupy...

Fall Gardening Tips: Making the Most of Your Pumpkin Harvest

  When in season, it's pumpkin everything. Pumpkin soup, pumpkin bread, pumpkin pie... and that warm, fuzzy place they fill since childhood. From planting to...

Make the Best Ever Blueberry Pie

  What I look forward to most in summer isn't just days at the beach and bare feet. It's more than my garden, the blooms...
In gardening, as in life, I say, GROW WHAT YOU LOVE. Find the things that make you happy and grow them. Lots of them!

Stay in Touch

10,346FansLike
28,400FollowersFollow
10,031FollowersFollow

Popular Posts