Arugula, Spiralized Beet and Jicama Salad

Arugula, Spiralized Beet and Jicama Salad
I want to share this stunningly beautiful side with you of Arugula, Spiralized Beet and Jicama Salad.  In spite of the strong individual flavors of each ingredient, they all play well together. But first this... The hubs and I have entered a new era.  As of early May, we sold our business and are now officially retired!  We took a ... Read More

Weeds, Sowing and Reaping

Weeds, Sowing and Reaping

Looking back into AMKT archives, I found this gem written by my husband about the lessons the garden can teach us.  The gardening season is now here and if you have children and are considering putting in a garden for the first time, this may inspire you to do so.  Besides the garden’s bounty, beauty, awe and all of the … Read More

Product Review : The Roo Apron

Roo Apron

This is the coolest, must have new garden accessory I have seen in a long time.  It’s called “The Roo Apron”, created by entrepreneur Tamara Cullen. It’s created for all kinds of gardening and harvesting tasks, made of canvas and waterproof rip-stop nylon.  Click on this link to watch the video demonstration: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yCnJt5XGW5k and for more info on where you can … Read More

Tender Beet Greens with Caramelized Onions

Tender Beet Greens with Caramelized Onions

Tis’ the season for fresh greens. They are everywhere; in the garden, at the market, in the grocery stores. While I was out picking kale for Crunchy Ginger Kale Chips (recipe to follow) I also thinned our beets which yielded a huge bucket of beet greens. They were sautéed up with carmalized onions as a side for dinner. I was … Read More

Kohlrabi Fennel Slaw

Kohlrabi Fennel Slaw

Kohlrabi is a quirky veggie whose edible globe grows above ground.  It’s flavor reminds me of broccoli’s stem, though much more tender.  It is mild and delicately sweet, its texture, crisp and moist. Though the flavor of kohlrabi is unassertive, delicate hints of cabbage and broccoli come to the foreground. For those unfamiliar with this jewel of a vegetable, its appearance somewhat … Read More

A Week In Review : From Garden to Table

From Garden to Table

We are picking a variety of lettuces, arugula, chives, baby chard, kohlrabi greens, radishes and kale from our garden these days. Every day we sit down to a humble feast! There’s something about eating fresh out of our backyard bounty that makes us feel like royalty. Is it knowing we’re eating such healthy and fresh food? Or are we reaping … Read More

Barley, Fennel, and Radish Salad and Lazy Day Radish Pickles

Barley, Fennel, and Radish Salad

It’s just the begining of the season where we eat what we grow and grow what we eat and radishes are full on! But what else does one do with the abundance of radishes besides slice them into green salads? I found this fragrant barley salad with fennel, dill and radishes in a recent issue of bon appetit. It looked … Read More