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Garden-Fresh Favorites

When summer hits and the garden is in full swing, I spend a lot of time processing its bounty to enjoy later. But the greatest joy of growing your own garden is immediately eating the sun-warmed peppers, crisp snap beans, and brilliant orange carrots you’ve produced. 1,060 more words


Harvesting: Nasturtiums

We planted a small patch of nasturtiums this spring and were really surprised at how huge they got! Check out these progress shots:

Finally it erupted in flowers and we have been drying them regularly for tea blends and nasturtium powder.  22 more words


Garlic and Nasturtiums

When it comes to making pickles, I often think big: pounds of produce, half-gallon jars for fermenting, multiple batches of quart and pint jars for canning, and hours spent cleaning, preparing, and processing. 1,254 more words


Lavender Harvest

Collecting and Drying the Harvest

Anticipating a bumper crop of fragrant lavender this year after planting more than 30 ‘Phenomenal’ plants in the spring of 2015, I was ready. 619 more words

Weed or Ingredient?

One person’s weed is another person’s treasured ingredient…Merriam-webster.com defines a ‘weed’ as a “plant that is not valued where it is growing and is usually of vigorous growth”. 245 more words

Farmers Market

Daylily Delight

Beautiful daylilies are in bloom in the Kansas City area now…  did you know you can eat them?!

Farmer Steven brought a lesson in edible flowers along with his fresh produce this week.  205 more words

Farmers Market

Dandelion Greens n' Garlic

When you put just a few ingredients together in just the right way it is very satisfying and this is what I believe cooking is really all about. 585 more words