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Cardoons: An Edible Ornamental

Me, Joe, and the Cardoon

Nearly 10 years ago I grew two lovely cardoon (Cynara cardunculus) plants here at the house. An easy plant to grow from seed, I jokingly referred to it them as ‘Cardoonicus Maximus’ due to their imposing stature. 964 more words


One of America's Favorites - Pesto

Pesto (Italian pronunciation: [ˈpesto], Genoese: [ˈpestu]) is a sauce originating in Genoa in the Liguria region of northern Italy (pesto genovese), and traditionally consists of crushed garlic, basil, and European pine nuts blended with olive oil, Parmigiano Reggiano ( 857 more words

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Today's Foodism: The Culinary Drift Toward The Kitchen

A man who loves good food has a way of making it gravitate toward his kitchen.

~Angelo Pellegrini

‘Tis the season … the season of good cheer … the season of  family … the season of food.

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Such are the facts.  Does the kitchen garden pay?  Draw your own conclusions.  Then forget dollars and cents.  Build yourself a garden and reap a manifold harvest of values money cannot buy.

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I love Pesto; it is one of the pleasures of summer. I have included wikipedia’s information on the subject and then a few of my favorite recipes and resources! 1,345 more words


The Food Lover's Garden -- Books That Changed My Life

When I read about Modern Mrs. Darcy’s book carnival, I knew right away what I would post.  The Food Lover’s Garden by Angelo Pellegrini celebrates everything I love about the garden. 365 more words

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