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Got Kale? Lots of Kale? Make Quiche!


It never fails: I plant too much kale. Not quite enough to give to the food shelf, but more than I can handle. Same goes for Swiss chard. And who hasn’t gotten a CSA share full of gorgeous leafy vegetables only to have her spirits sink and soar simultaneously. But I’ve done all I can: […]

Turn Cherry Tomatoes into Something Special


Thanks to everyone who entered our Tomato Recipe Contest on Facebook. Here’s the winning recipe, from Megan Miller of Carver, MA. THIS summer — unlike many of my fellow local gardeners — I had a wildly successful crop of tomatoes. My heirlooms colored up and my cherries were extraordinarily prolific. In fact, I’m still harvesting […]

Roasting Technique Makes Quick Work of Abundance


Brenda’s photo, entered in the Harvest Photo Contest, is a reminder that it’s time to roast tomatoes. She says: “When life gives you tomatoes, roast them!” With Jim’s simple technique and a little time in the kitchen, you can stock your pantry with flavorful tomatoes from your own backyard — or farmer’s market. His recipe […]

Vicky’s Apple Crisp


Is there someone at your company that makes a signature dish, one that employees request for potlucks or meetings? At Gardener’s Supply, Vicky Broe’s apple crisp is one of those dishes. Vicky’s Apple Crisp Each year, I make this dish for our new-employee orientation to delight my co-workers. You can use almost any variety of […]

Jennifer’s Journal: But Have You Ever Braised a Radish?


When’s the last time that you absolutely fell in love with a vegetable? Better yet, can you recall a time that you saw an old acquaintance in a totally new light and felt your heart unexpectedly flutter? Well, if all goes well, I am about to send you on a journey to that mysterious and […]

Jennifer’s Journal: A Refreshing Watermelon Drink


I have been concentrating on feeding the garden, both with foliar sprays and nutrient drenches. Just imagining that every annual vegetable is a baby and a mother during its short life cycle, makes me want to give each one as much support as I can. Before I became aware of following a feeding schedule, a lot of […]

Simple Roasted Tomatoes


Although fresh tomatoes are available year-round, I enjoy them most during the summer, especially from my own garden or a farmer’s market. A farmer here in Vermont once told me to eat one of her just-picked heirloom tomatoes with only a sprinkling of sea salt. She said it would be a life-changing experience — and […]

My Pesto Addiction


I had homemade pesto for dinner last night. And the night before, and last weekend, too. Now that this year’s crop is up and growing strong, I don’t mind using up the rest of last year’s batch of pesto, which I froze in Pesto Cubes. care not to use up my stash. For me, having […]

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