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garden layout and labeling tips

how to plant garlic in the fall

how to cut back and dry flowering herbs for the winter

Simple Red Wine Vinaigrette

how to chop a shallot

harvesting onions

harvesting japanese eggplant

pickled red onions

harvesting haricots verts

harvesting garlic

Spicy Roasted Broccoli

cleaning broccoli

how to harvest broccoli

how to determine the heat of a pepper

pruning basil

when to harvest snap peas

how to prep + eat kohlrabi

how to peel & cut kohlrabi

harvesting kohlrabi

garlic scapes

how to make coconut yogurt

veggie tofu tacos

hill your radishes

how to cut a mango

cut and come again with garden lettuces

how to peel ginger

harvest spinach before it bolts

harvest outside lettuce leaves

maple roasted rainbow carrots + cauliflower

how to thin radishes

how to cut a bell pepper

veggie meat(less) balls

how to plant haricots vests

rustic pantry pasta

dry + save citrus zest

coconut yogurt bowl

morning elixir

spinach strawberry salad

snap pea + radish salad

vegan green goddess dressing

sautéed Rainbow chard with garbanzo beans

Today Is A Reason To Celebrate with Amy Zaroff


lemon dill roasted asparagus

banana oat smoothie

simple Italian salad

brisket with coke

chicken + tofu curry

black bean burgers

karen’s coconut truffles

baked buffalo wings

avocado toast

peruvian chicken + rice soup

carrot top pesto

buttermilk ranch dressing

Making Pico de Gallo with WTTW’s Phil Ponce & The Organic Gardener, Jeanne Nolan

Making Peach Salsa with WTTW’s Phil Ponce + The Organic Gardener, Jeanne Nolan

ramps (a.k.a. wild onions) + how to simply prepare


Step by step demonstration on how to make zucchini noodles.

slow cooker chicken soup

Step by step video demonstrating how to prepare Chicken Soup in the slow cooker.

roasted beets in no time

how to make roasted beets in no time

prep kale to last up to 1 week

Harvest the kale in your garden and prep it to last up to one week in the refrigerator.  If you want to freeze it, then just squeeze out the air in the ziploc bag and keep up to 6 months in freezer.

cinnamon vanilla apple sauce

How to make apple sauce in half an hour.


how to slice a brisket

beet chips

Beets can be a love it or hate it type of veggie, however EVERYONE loves chips.  This recipe is simple and you will want to make it often, because the chips will disappear quickly.

Plus you can’t “beat” the nutritional value of this root as it’s filled with vitamins and minerals including folate a.k.a. vitamin B-9 (good for the brain’s emotional and mental health).

brine a turkey

Here’s a quick demo on how to brine a turkey.

parmesan crusted walleye

quick bake parmesan crisps

PARMESAN=One ingredient.  Need I say more?  These parmesan crisps can make anyone look gourmet and are the perfect accompaniment to a bowl of tomato soup or pasta.

carrot cake

I LOVE carrot cake. It reminds me of eating at the Lincoln Dell in Minneapolis with my Grammy as a child. This recipe makes a delicious dessert or frankly is a wonderful way to begin your day as you sip your morning joe. My daughter ate this for breakfast with steamed milk the other day.