Monthly archive February, 2011
Kitchen Garden

Kitchen Garden

Kitchen Gardens: Combining Beauty and Utility As the child of a serious home vegetable gardener and home cook I have been surrounded with talk of these two subjects for my entire existence, and all recent conversations with my father are related to either cooking or growing vegetables. Because of this upbringing naturally I am also...
Summer Squash Bread Recipe

Summer Squash Bread Recipe

Summer Squash Bread Recipe I just received this amazing submission to our 2011 Homegrown Recipe Contest the other day! This one comes to us from Lourie in St. Petersburg, Florida: Summer Squash Bread Ingredients: 3 eggs, beaten 2 c. white sugar 1 c. vegetable oil 2 t. vanilla extract 3 c. all-purpose flour 3 t....
Super Bowl Recipe

Super Bowl Recipe

In honor of the upcoming Super Bowl XLV this weekend (and yes, I will be rooting for the Green and Gold :)), I thought I’d share with you one of the yummy entries I’ve received for the 2011 Homegrown Recipe Contest so far: Interception Perfection Dip Ingredients: 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil 1 1/4 c. shallots...
Winter Blahs

Winter Blahs

Winter Dreaming They’re calling it The Great Blizzard of 2011. And boy was it ever! In a snowstorm bigger than we’ve seen in over ten years, my piece of the world here in Wisconsin was definitely part of the one-third of the country that was hit. In fact, I sit here now, looking out a...