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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