Posts tagged "fruits"
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...
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...
Gardening with Little Feet

Gardening with Little Feet

Somehow, I always manage to get myself in a bit over my head with plans – it always sounds like a great idea and completely realistic until it gets down to the actual carrying out of whatever event or project I have gotten myself into. And now that I have two almost three-year olds running...
Raspberry Truffle Brownies

Raspberry Truffle Brownies

This is it — The final day to submit your entries for the 2013 Homegrown Recipe Contest! And let me tell you: the competition is fierce this time around! We’ve gotten recipes for some wonderful foods…from cantaloupe salad to pumpkin casseroles to eggplant burgers. They’ve all been amazing! Today, as the final day for the...
Tomato: Fruit or Vegetable???

Tomato: Fruit or Vegetable???

Yes, it an age-old question and one that comes with much debate. Normally I wouldn’t write a post about something so “overly discussed”, however, I’ve received multiple entries into the recipe contest that use tomatoes as their “qualifying ingredient”. Since we have a separate contest category for fruits and a separate category for vegetables, it...
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...
Recipe Contest

Recipe Contest

Announcing the 2011 Homegrown Recipe Contest! So it’s getting to be that time! Spring is just around the corner and gardeners all over the country and beginning to plan their fruit and vegetable gardens. We tend to be more concerned about health and stretching our dollar than ever before in this current society. Therefore, planting...