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Kitchen Gifts for Gardeners

Gardener’s Gift Guide: Kitchen Edition

This is my 4th year doing a gift guide, and I have to say this guide is my favorite one so far. These kitchen gifts for gardeners are the ones that make life easier, food tastier, and harvests last longer. Hope you like them as much as I do.  The goal with most of the vegetables, herbs, […] Read more…

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Sunflowers are simple to grow and a delicious snack too. Keep reading to learn how to grow edible sunflowers, when to harvest sunflowers for the plumpest kernels, and how to roast edible sunflowers.

How to Grow, Harvest, and Roast Edible Sunflower Seeds

Sunflowers are simple to grow and the seeds are a delicious snack too. Keep reading to learn how to grow edible sunflower seeds, when to harvest sunflowers for the plumpest kernels, and how to roast edible sunflower seeds.  Disclaimer: this post contains affiliate links. See my disclosure policy for more information. How to Grow, Harvest, and Roast […] Read more…

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Best Recipes for Anna Apples

Best Recipes for Anna Apples

In this post, I share the best recipes for Anna apples. Anna apple trees are a remarkable fruit tree. They need only 200 chill hours and thrive in mild-winter climates like the low desert of Arizona. If you are growing an Anna apple tree and are wondering the best ways to use the apples, you’ve […] Read more…

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Pomegranate Jalapeño Cream Cheese Dip

Pomegranate Jalapeño Cream Cheese Dip

Pomegranate Jalapeño Cream Cheese Dip Using fresh pomegranates, I’itoi onions, jalapeños, lemons, and parsley from the garden, I experimented with and changed up this recipe I found online. I made the dip for my family’s Thanksgiving celebration – and it was a hit! I quickly typed up the changes I made to the recipe so I […] Read more…

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How to use Roselle Hibiscus: 5 Tasty Recipes

How to use Roselle Hibiscus: 5 Tasty Recipes

You’ve grown roselle hibiscus… but now you aren’t sure how to use it. Learn how to use roselle hibiscus and how to incorporate it into your diet with 5 tasty recipes that use roselle hibiscus. Roselle hibiscus, red sorrel, Jamaican sorrel, and Florida cranberry are a few of the many names for “Hibiscus sabdariffa”, which is […] Read more…

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Our Favorite Garden Salsa Recipe

Our Favorite Garden Salsa Recipe

Our Favorite Garden Salsa Recipe An abundance of tomatoes, peppers, garlic, and onions from the garden means it’s time to make our favorite garden salsa recipe.  As fresh ingredients ripen in the garden, I like to make several batches of this canned salsa. My family likes eating the salsa year-round, and we share it with friends […] Read more…

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How to grow Okra - 7 tips for delicious okra

7 Best Recipes for Okra

You’ve grown it…now what to do with it? Here are 7 of my favorite recipes for okra. Wondering what to do with all the okra from your garden? I’ve compiled a list of the best recipes for okra.  Martha Rose Shulman’s Roasted Okra – I cook it a little bit longer than the recipe states. The thyme […] Read more…

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Best Recipe for Zucchini - Carla's Calabacitas

Best Recipe for Zucchini – Carla’s Calabacitas

Best recipe for zucchini – Carla’s Calabacitas Too much zucchini on your hands? No such thing with this recipe. “Calabacitas” means “little zucchini” in Spanish. This dish is tasty and comes together quickly. Use it as a side dish, a taco filling, or add chicken or pork to make it a meal.  I first had […] Read more…

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5 Best Recipes for Cauliflower

5 Best Recipes for Cauliflower

Cauliflower is delicious fresh from the garden with hummus or dip, or try it steamed with a little salt. Here are my picks for the 5 best recipes for cauliflower. Cauliflower‘s popularity is skyrocketing, and there are plenty of reasons why. Full of nutrients and flavor, it is one of the most versatile vegetables around.  […] Read more…

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7 best recipes for swiss chard

7 Best Recipes for Swiss Chard

You’ve grown it…now what to do with it? Here are 7 of my favorite recipes for swiss chard. Swiss chard is power packed with nutrients and easy to grow. It belongs in every garden. Learn how to grow Swiss chard and how to incorporate it into your diet with the best recipes for Swiss chard. […] Read more…

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