Posts tagged "vegetable"
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...
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...
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...
Bacon Kissed Potato Gratin

Bacon Kissed Potato Gratin

The 2nd Annual Homegrown Recipe Contest is in full-swing and we’ve been receiving some AMAZING recipes! With the “feels like” temperature today being -14 degrees F, my thoughts are turning towards food of warmth and comfort. Therefore, I’ve selected Barbara Engelhart’s recipe for Bacon Kissed Potato Gratin to share with you today! Barbara submits her...
Halloween Harvest Soup

Halloween Harvest Soup

I’ve been really into making soups lately…probably due to the fact the weather has turned chilly fast and there is nothing like a steaming bowl of creamy soup to warm the soul after a long day. I made the following recipe last night, amidst all of the ghosts, witches, and Justin Beiber look-alikes coming to...
Spinach Tomato Tortellini

Spinach Tomato Tortellini

The Fruits of My Labor Over the last 6 months, I’ve been receiving recipes via my email box from various sources, trying to inspire myself to cook more. For a while I’d just read the subject line and think about how great it would be to make meals like that and then head home to...
Spring Harvest Bruschetta Recipe

Spring Harvest Bruschetta Recipe

Spring Harvest Bruschetta The first place entry in our Vegetables Category comes to us from Elinor in Fiskdale, Massachusetts. She says that we couldn’t have chosen a more enthusiastic family for growing their own produce. Her husband recently built eight new raised beds in addition to their large backyard garden for this year’s growing season!...