Pickling Naturally : Pink Pickled Radishes with Peppers

Pickling Naturally : Pink Pickled Radishes with Peppers
Spring brings fresh inspiration to familiar seasonal produce namely....some of my favorites, red radishes.  This lacto-fermented recipe for Pickling Naturally : Pink Pickled Radishes with Peppers was created out of anticipation for a new gardening season, where we will reap beautiful bunches of homegrown radishes.  In this vibrant ferment, the radishes are paired with veggies in the same color scheme ... Read More

Spiraled Golden Beet and Cucumber Salad with Kale

Spiraled Golden Beet and Cucumber Salad with Kale
Welcome fellow salad lovers.  Have I got a great recipe for you!  It meets all of your expectations for a tasty summer salad. Spiraled Golden Beet and Cucumber Salad with Kale is colorful, nutrient rich, refreshing and delicious.   As if that wasn't enough...are you ready for this?  It's topped with cashews.  Yum! These gorgeous golden beets from the garden ... Read More

Zucchini Hole in the Middle’s

Zucchini hole in the middles
Are you wondering what to do with those zucchini's that grow to mammoth proportions?  I don't know how it is we don't see them - especially when checking daily...but eventually they pop out of nowhere.  You can only make so much zucchini bread.  Now that I've gone grain free, I'm happy to make zucchini bread for my husband and guests but ... Read More

Creamy Cucumber Noodle Salad with Mint

Creamy Cucumber Noodle Salad with Mint
It's been a busy, fun summer full of celebrations of all sorts, and a quick visit to spend time with my Florida sis. Our garden continues to provide beautiful produce that inspires me.  Look at this gorgeous purple cabbage that went into kraut this week.  Isn't it so perfect? Here's a salad recipe I need to quickly share with you ... Read More

Green Bean Caprese Salad

Green Bean Caprese Salad
Never before in our gardening experience have tomatoes and green beans been ready to eat before the 4th of July.  It's been HOT, HOT, HOT and it's caused some of our veggies to GROW, GROW, GROW.  Notice I said SOME.  The ever abundant zucchini has been slow growing in comparison.  So odd.  Always something new with a garden. here's a ... Read More

Kohlrabi Slaw with Lime and Ginger

Kohlrabi Slaw with Lime and Ginger
It's hard to believe these funny looking bulbs amount to anything good. But they clean up well. And they are easy to grow from seed in your garden. so every year we plant them and every year they come up healthy. I've been on a roll with my spiralizer.  Talk about fun.  I've been transforming garden produce into "noodles" for ... Read More

DIY Garden Tools I Love

DIY Garden Tools

We are about to get our hands dirty with planting season right around the corner.   Why not take the time now to build these DIY garden tools I love – an outdoor garden sink and garden colander.  These tools have saved me so much time and have eased the process of harvest and cleaning. A few years back I … Read More

Pickling Naturally : Beet Kraut

Beet Kraut
We grew some humongous cabbages this year.  Approximately 50 pounds in all, about 10 - 12 inches in diameter. Traditional sauerkraut, 13 quarts to be exact, was brewed in a big crock. We still  have cabbages sitting in cold storage waiting their turn to be transformed into something healthy and delicious.  This recipe for Pickling Naturally : Beet Kraut puts ... Read More

DIY Outdoor Garden Colander

DIY Outdoor Garden Colander
I am so excited to share with you this new garden accessory!  This DIY Outdoor Garden Colander is the perfect companion to the DIY Outdoor Garden Sink and it is so simple, my husband made it in one afternoon! This old friend needed replacing.   We've done some good work together, but it's time to give it a rest. This ... Read More