Grow Your Own #5 Round-Up

Happy New Year! December was a very busy month, but we still managed to make some dishes using herbs grown in our kitchen garden. With temperatures ranging in the 20s to 40s F, it’s just too cold to grow produce outdoors! We have mint, seven different types of basil, rosemary, thyme, oregano, Italian parsley, cilantro,… 

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Grow Your Own #4 Round-up

It’s that time again! Each month I look forward to all the entries that come into my mailbox. For November we have a total of 17 entries from 8 countries. We’ve made a lot of different dishes using our homegrown carrots, peppers, beets, squash, tomatoes, mint, parsley, basil, lemongrass, chilies, brussel sprouts, onions, mung bean… 

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Grow Your Own #3 Round-up

Summer is finally over here in Northern Virginia. We had a few free extra weeks in October with temperatures in the 90s F/30s C, but we got more peppers and tomatoes as a bonus! Fortunately we also got three days of rain last week, which was a welcome change from the drought, though we’re still… 

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GYO #2 – Grow Your Own Round-up

We have another batch of delicious entries for this month’s Grow Your Own event! I really enjoy seeing how creative we can be with the produce we grow in our own backyards. Thanks to all of you for joining in and sharing your talents with us. Thank you for also being patient with me, as… 

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GYO #1 – Grow Your Own Round-up

Andrea Meyers - Grow Your Own logo 2007

The first Grow Your Own event has yielded some lovely dishes from all over! I couldn’t believe how fast some of you were with getting in your entries, and I started compiling the list the day after the GYO announcement. Many, many thanks to the 23 bloggers who participated, I thoroughly enjoyed reading your entries…. 

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