Posts tagged "vegetables"
Bulb Bargain: Jersey Giant Asparagus

Bulb Bargain: Jersey Giant Asparagus

The spring planting season is in full swing! Therefore, I am continuing to feature one of my favorite spring planted items (bulbs, perennials, fruits or veggies) each week. This garden selection will then become Holland Bulb Farm’s Bulb Bargain for that one day ONLY. They’ll also be featuring a unique shipping deal each week with the bargain...
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...
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...
Picking Perfect Peppers

Picking Perfect Peppers

Last week Tuesday, I focused on one of my favorite plants to grow (and harvest!) in the garden – Heirloom Tomatoes. Today, I decided to feature another one of my favorites, not only for their vibrant colors and versatility, but also their health benefits: peppers! Peppers come in pretty much all shades of the rainbow...
Announcing the 3rd Annual HOMEGROWN RECIPE CONTEST!!

Announcing the 3rd Annual HOMEGROWN RECIPE CONTEST!!

The Homegrown Recipe Contest is back — and I couldn’t be more excited! For the third 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...
Tackling Tomatoes

Tackling Tomatoes

Back in early January in my post called “Do Less and Do it Better” I described a new perspective I was going to attempt adhere to in the upcoming year. I used this perspective to encourage myself, not to abandon new projects and ideas, but rather start a bit smaller to avoid that overwhelmed and...
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...