Category Archives: Gardening

4-Ingredient Savory Paleo Zucchini Muffins

I was inspired to create a zucchini muffin recipe because I have been struggling to use up the growing pile of summer squash sitting in my kitchen. I have already made zucchini cakes and zucchini boats, but I was looking … Continue reading

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Zucchini Cakes, Fresh From the Garden

Having trouble using up all of that zucchini from the garden? Me too. Year after year, the zucchini plants always seem to overproduce, and I am left with piles of nourishing produce sitting on the kitchen counter that I do … Continue reading

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Garden-Fresh Breakfast: Sausage, Apple, and Brussels Sprouts

This dish is so simple that I hesitate even to call it a ‘recipe,’ but it is so tasty and such a perfect way to use up some of that garden produce – simply too good not to share! So … Continue reading

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Canning Peach Salsa – Or Is It Salza?

Fall must be just around the corner, because I have do lots of peaches, the garden is producing massive quantities of tomatoes, and consequently I have had to bring my canning supplies in from the garage and put them to … Continue reading

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Zucchini Boats Stuffed with Ground Beef

The garden is starting to give us some delicious produce! In addition to the early turnips, we now have lots of zucchini and tomatoes of all shapes and sizes that are ready for picking. I decided to get creative the … Continue reading

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Gardening and Urban Foraging

The garden out at the farm is looking beautiful, and some of the first vegetables are already full-grown and ready to be picked. Like the turnips, for example. I planted them at the very end of May,  expecting them to … Continue reading

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Sprout Update, and Why Heirloom Seeds?

Our grow light just arrived yesterday via UPS, so we have been able to reclaim at least a portion of the dining room counter (there are still several cherry trees there, enjoying the natural sunlight). The majority of our sprouts, … Continue reading

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Snow Is Still Falling, But Seeds Are Sprouting

So we did get a bit of snow this week, but safe and warm inside of our dining room, I am starting a veritable greenhouse: fruit trees and vegetables galore! It gives me hope that spring really is just around … Continue reading

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