Kitchen Garden Obsessed

  It’s no secret that great ingredients make great food. Or that simple dishes quickly become amazing when paired well. What’s less known is it only takes a handful of provisions from the garden 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 and daily picking and eating -- though these are essential parts...

How to Make Wild Plum Sorbet

  Who needs store bought when you can pick them for free? It's a marvel really. These wild plums can be found peppering hillsides, gardens and parks in the San Francisco Bay Area. They're abundant and...

Spring Greens with Jicama, Cilantro & Lime

  Do your taste buds rule the roost? I started thinking about cilantro and cumin and sunflower seeds and had to put them together. The greens were especially good and what could be a better...

In the Garden | Food Tastes Better Outside

  When spring comes and the greens are ready, the carrots sweet from winter and there's foraging at hand, I bundle up the cutting board, picnic knife and grater and bee-line for the garden, kids...

Spring Onion Soup With Parmesan Crostini

  It may sound like I'm stretching things a bit but, just like fine wine, onions are a reflection of region and soil type. You could say each of the varieties such as, 'Vidalia', 'Burgandy',...

Spinach & Curry Pizza

It’s time to put pizza back on the menu. This curry and spinach flatbread recipe will curb your guilt and wake up your taste buds. Light and flavorful with a twist, it's perfect any time...

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 speak to cultivated living and a life of growing the...

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 carving and eating -- they spell fall and color and...

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 too, but jam is special -- sweet goodness and foraging...
In gardening, as in life, I say, GROW WHAT YOU LOVE. Find the things that make you happy and grow them. Lots of them!

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