Copyright (c) 2018 VegetableGardener.com en-us Vegetable Gardener - In-the-kitchen category featured posts Vegetable Gardener - In-the-kitchen category featured posts http://www.vegetablegardener.com/in-the-kitchen Sat, 21 Apr 2018 12:22:15 -0500 Vegetable Gardener - In-the-kitchen category featured posts Vegetable Gardener - In-the-kitchen category featured posts http://www.vegetablegardener.com/assets/images/cs_logo_sm.jpg http://www.vegetablegardener.com/in-the-kitchen <![CDATA[Grow a Pie with this Garden Plant]]> Mon, 16 Apr 2018 08:52:16 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/128832/grow-a-pie-with-this-garden-plant http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/128832/grow-a-pie-with-this-garden-plant Grow a Pie with this Garden Plant Posted by WesternGardener
If you’re looking for an edible perennial to add to your vegetable garden, consider pie plant. This old favorite is grown for its stems that make delicious pies, jams and jellies. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Plant Perennial Horseradish ]]> Mon, 09 Apr 2018 15:11:00 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/128823/how-to-plant-perennial-horseradish http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/128823/how-to-plant-perennial-horseradish How to Plant Perennial Horseradish Posted by WesternGardener
If you’re looking for something a little different to plant this season, why not try one of the oldest perennial herbs around? The large leaves of horseradish plants add structure to the vegetable garden, and they’re edible, too. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Buttermilk Biscuits with Scallions or Chives and Cheddar]]> Fri, 30 Mar 2018 20:06:06 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/128808/buttermilk-biscuits-with-scallions-or-chives-and-cheddar http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/128808/buttermilk-biscuits-with-scallions-or-chives-and-cheddar Buttermilk Biscuits with Scallions or Chives and Cheddar Posted by cookinwithherbs
There is nothing like homemade biscuits flavored with herbs and/or alliums—make these tasty biscuits flecked with some green alliums for St. Patty’s Day! ]]>
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<![CDATA[Hops, Herb of the Year 2018]]> Thu, 29 Mar 2018 21:17:42 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/128806/hops-herb-of-the-year-2018 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/128806/hops-herb-of-the-year-2018 Hops, Herb of the Year 2018 Posted by cookinwithherbs
This year, herbies and hopheads from around the country are celebrating Hops as Herb of the Year. The International Herb Association's newest publication Hops, Herb of the Year 2018: Brewing and Beyond is hot off the press! Read all about it! ]]>
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<![CDATA[Cooking Videos for Vegetable Gardeners]]> Mon, 26 Mar 2018 12:59:44 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/128803/cooking-videos-for-vegetable-gardeners http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/128803/cooking-videos-for-vegetable-gardeners Cooking Videos for Vegetable Gardeners Posted by WesternGardener
Do you need some inspiration for what to plant in your vegetable garden this year? Consider these fresh-from-the-garden recipes before you start planting. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Saint Patrick’s Day kicks off Gardening in March]]> Fri, 16 Mar 2018 16:58:36 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/128771/saint-patricks-day-kicks-off-gardening-in-march http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/128771/saint-patricks-day-kicks-off-gardening-in-march Saint Patrick’s Day kicks off Gardening in March Posted by cookinwithherbs
Many folks practice planting potatoes on Saint Patrick's Day, and some plant peas and/or onions too. This is a tradition for many gardeners who live in warmer climes, although I’ve seen hardcore gardeners get out there even in frigid weather and work the cold earth to get their first crop of potatoes in on St. Paddy’s Day. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Six Seed Selections to Sow for the Summer Season]]> Mon, 26 Feb 2018 14:34:44 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/128744/six-seed-selections-to-sow-for-the-summer-season http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/128744/six-seed-selections-to-sow-for-the-summer-season Six Seed Selections to Sow for the Summer Season Posted by cookinwithherbs
While you are considering which seeds to order for this coming season, here are a few favorites that I have been growing for many years. While I try new plant seeds each season--these are must haves--ones that I really don't want to be without. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Grow Red for a Healthy Heart]]> Tue, 06 Feb 2018 12:15:11 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/128717/grow-red-for-a-healthy-heart http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/128717/grow-red-for-a-healthy-heart Grow Red for a Healthy Heart Posted by WesternGardener
Valentine’s Day isn’t the only heart-wise celebration in February. The American Heart Association dedicates the entire month to reminding people to take care of their hearts. Exercise and eating a plant-based diet can help lower the risk for heart disease, especially red fruits and vegetables. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Plant a Gumbo Garden for Mardi Gras]]> Mon, 22 Jan 2018 15:24:18 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/128683/plant-a-gumbo-garden-for-mardi-gras http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/128683/plant-a-gumbo-garden-for-mardi-gras Plant a Gumbo Garden for Mardi Gras Posted by WesternGardener
If you want to add some New Orleans flavor to your vegetable garden this season, plant the herbs and vegetables to make a traditional gumbo. Here’s how to get started. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Make some Healthy and Hearty Soup for the New Year ]]> Mon, 01 Jan 2018 15:51:26 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/128641/make-some-healthy-and-hearty-soup-for-the-new-year http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/128641/make-some-healthy-and-hearty-soup-for-the-new-year Make some Healthy and Hearty Soup for the New Year Posted by cookinwithherbs
This soup blog was inspired by our recently departed, Dr. James Duke, an inspiration and mentor to many of us--and a master soup maker. There is nothing like a warm bowl of soup on a cold winter day. What better way to start off this auspicious New Year's Day (with a full Wolf moon to boot) than with a healthful, warming winter soup? This split pea soup sticks with you--chockablock full of vegetables--as well as roots and herbs that will build up your immune system and keep you healthy during the cold and flu season. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Currant Liqueur Makes for a Happy New Year]]> Wed, 27 Dec 2017 11:48:56 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/128619/currant-liqueur-makes-for-a-happy-new-year http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/128619/currant-liqueur-makes-for-a-happy-new-year Currant Liqueur Makes for a Happy New Year Posted by WesternGardener
When it’s time to welcome a new gardening year, nothing says “cheers” like a glass of homegrown and homemade liqueur. Here’s how to grow your own currant liqueur. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Celebrate Winter Solstice]]> Wed, 20 Dec 2017 16:59:32 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/128610/celebrate-winter-solstice http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/128610/celebrate-winter-solstice Celebrate Winter Solstice Posted by cookinwithherbs
The winter solstice is on Thursday, December 21, 2017. I am so looking forward to this annual celebration--I always go to my friend's house where a large number of us gather to welcome winter and light the longest night of the year with a huge bonfire and share a feast of warming winter dishes. ]]>
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<![CDATA[3 Vegetable Winners from 2017]]> Mon, 18 Dec 2017 14:04:50 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/128605/3-vegetable-winners-from-2017 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/128605/3-vegetable-winners-from-2017 3 Vegetable Winners from 2017 Posted by WesternGardener
Vegetable gardeners never know what will be their garden winners until the growing season is over. Here are my top three surprise winners from 2017. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Pickled Garlic is a Perfect Present]]> Mon, 11 Dec 2017 19:06:35 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/128600/pickled-garlic-is-a-perfect-present http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/128600/pickled-garlic-is-a-perfect-present Pickled Garlic is a Perfect Present Posted by WesternGardener
Instead of going with ordinary gifts for the holidays, make something special. Even if you’re not a whiz in the kitchen, you can whip up this delicacy with just four ingredients. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Early December Garden to Kitchen]]> Tue, 05 Dec 2017 16:36:09 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/128546/early-december-garden-to-kitchen http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/128546/early-december-garden-to-kitchen Early December Garden to Kitchen Posted by cookinwithherbs
We have had a mild autumn/winter season thus far in my zone 7 Maryland garden. Still able to do chores in the garden and bring in bounty to create warming seasonal dishes. Time for harvesting whatever is still available, cleaning up the garden, last-minute planting, getting ready for the holidays and wood chores. What are you up to in your garden and kitchen? ]]>
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<![CDATA[Sage--It's not just for turkey!]]> Sat, 25 Nov 2017 13:49:11 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/128521/sage-its-not-just-for-turkey http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/128521/sage-its-not-just-for-turkey Sage--It's not just for turkey! Posted by cookinwithherbs
Every year when Thanksgiving rolls around, folks get out their spice jars of neglected, little used sage--albeit some buy it fresh for the holiday, and then there of those of us gardeners who grow sage--and we go out to the herb bed and cut branches to use in our dinner. Sage is the most commonly used herb in turkey stuffing... and not much else. I think of sage as a cool-weather herb and use it often as a cooking ingredient in the cold fall and winter months. ]]>
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<![CDATA[7 Ways to Prevent Thanksgiving Food Waste]]> Mon, 20 Nov 2017 16:02:11 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/128515/7-ways-to-prevent-thanksgiving-food-waste http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/128515/7-ways-to-prevent-thanksgiving-food-waste 7 Ways to Prevent Thanksgiving Food Waste Posted by WesternGardener
We’re about the enter that time of year when “but it’s the holidays” is the go-to excuse for overindulging in those once-a-year favorite foods. When it comes to food waste, turn that excuse into 7 positive ways to approach the Thanksgiving meal. ]]>
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<![CDATA[Smoked Chiles en Adobo]]> Sat, 18 Nov 2017 10:37:59 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/128511/smoked-chiles-en-adobo http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/128511/smoked-chiles-en-adobo Smoked Chiles en Adobo Posted by cookinwithherbs
It is easy, though a bit time-consuming to smoke your own chiles and make this adobo sauce--however the end product is well worth it--wicked good stuff! ]]>
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<![CDATA[Smoking Chile Peppers]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 18:13:52 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/128488/smoking-chile-peppers http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/128488/smoking-chile-peppers Smoking Chile Peppers Posted by cookinwithherbs
Chipotle peppers are smoke-dried jalapeno peppers. The latter are thick-walled and do not dry well, so they have been smoked-dried for centuries. Recently, I decided to try smoking an assortment of chile peppers in a smoker and make my own chiles en adobo. ]]>
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<![CDATA[How to Decorate with Vegetables for Thanksgiving]]> Mon, 13 Nov 2017 18:16:57 -0500 http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/128480/how-to-decorate-with-vegetables-for-thanksgiving http://www.vegetablegardener.com/item/128480/how-to-decorate-with-vegetables-for-thanksgiving How to Decorate with Vegetables for Thanksgiving Posted by WesternGardener
We all know vegetables are an important part of the Thanksgiving feast, but they make gorgeous table decorations, too. Here are some special ways to use fruits and vegetables with plants and flowers to celebrate the harvest holiday. ]]>
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