Edible Gardening
Orzo: Like Rice but Pasta!

Orzo: Like Rice but Pasta!

Even though our 2014 Homegrown Recipe Contest has technically ended (the last day to submit recipes was Friday, February 28th), we’re far from done taste-testing! I figured if we were getting to reap the benefits of these wonderful submissions, than it would only be fair to continue to let you in on the fun, too....
Start the Morning Off Singing!

Start the Morning Off Singing!

Well, the day is finally here…the last day to enter the 2014 Homegrown Recipe Contest! We have once again received so many wonderful entries, my recipe box is now over-flowing at home! To celebrate the deadline for entering the contest, I thought I’d featured a recipe for a meal which we don’t often receive entries...
A Chance for your Herb Garden to Really Shine!

A Chance for your Herb Garden to Really Shine!

With only one day left to enter the 2014 Homegrown Recipe Contest, I figured it was time to share a recipe in which some of the most easy, most convenient, most fun to grow edible plants are featured — tomatoes and herbs! And lucky for me, I absolutely LOVE both 🙂 Today’s recipe was entered...
Transport Yourself to Warmer Days with...PIZZA?

Transport Yourself to Warmer Days with…PIZZA?

Oh, how I long for warmer days right now! I just returned yesterday from a long weekend in Northern Wisconsin — the scenery was absolutely GORGEOUS but how my body is tired of shivering! So today, I thought I’d feature a recipe with a name that sounds as dreamy as the final product tastes! This...
Just like Grandma's

Just like Grandma’s

I just HAD to share this recipe from the 4th Annual Homegrown Recipe Contest. If I were stranded on a desert island and could only choose one food to have with me, raspberries would probably be it. Tart and sweet in perfect harmony. It’s almost as though this recipe was created just for me. Mary...
Dinner or Dessert?

Dinner or Dessert?

The 4th Annual Homegrown Recipe Contest keeps rolling along and my kitchen is a mess! A lovely mess, that is. The recipe I’d like to share with you today was submitted by one of our winners from last year, Roxanne of New York! This recipe contains possibly one of my fave ingredients of all time:...
It's not just for Thanksgiving Anymore!

It’s not just for Thanksgiving Anymore!

As many of you know, we have already kicked off our 4th Annual Homegrown Recipe Contest — and we’ve been receiving some scrumptious entries again! As much as I would love to keep them to myself and claim them for my own at our next family get-together, I figured it was high time I start...
4th Annual Recipe Contest

4th Annual Recipe Contest

The Homegrown Recipe Contest is back — and I couldn’t be more excited! For the fourth year in a row, I’ve teamed up with Holland Bulb Farms to offer gardeners and cooks alike the chance at winning a Holland Bulb Farms gift card! Just like in years past, the only requirement is that any recipe submitted contains...
Third Place Winners

Third Place Winners

So, are you loving these recipes??? You should be! They are truly excellent. Today is the final day of recipes (then I’ll get back to more garden-related topics, I promise!) as I feature the Third Place Winner in each category. Third Place in the Fruits Category: “Healthy Fish Tacos” by Paula Quillen Paula resides in...
Second Place Winners

Second Place Winners

As you’ve already heard, our 2013 Homegrown Recipe Contest was once again a success and I’m having great fun sharing the winning recipes with you this week!  Today, I’d like to introduce you to the Second Place Winners, as well as delight you with the dishes the made them famous. Second Place in the Fruits...
First Place Winners

First Place Winners

As promised, this week I will be sharing with you the six winning recipes of the 2013 Homegrown Recipe Contest! Today, I’m starting with the first place winners in each category. We literally could not get enough of these two dishes and I think most of us intend to make them on our own at...
2013 Homegrown Recipe Contest Winners!!!

2013 Homegrown Recipe Contest Winners!!!

Another wonderful year of the Annual Homegrown Recipe Contest has come and gone and we’re ready to announce our winners! Each year we hold this contest, the recipes seem to get more and more irresistibly delicious. We love seeing your creativity and most importantly, the way you use ingredients which could be potentially grown in...