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 It's funny how you sometimes try a new food -- a relatively common food that you've never eaten before -- and wonder why you were avoiding it all of your life. That's what happened...
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My Brussels sprouts are the only thing left standing in the garden. What a hearty crop. I roasted this basket of sprouts with olive oil and salt for an evening snack. Bob spent too long watching...
The end of warm weather does not mean the end of the growing season! Experiment with different types of plants and containers this winter to keep that green thumb in shape.
  Get the PERFECT lighting Without the proper amount of light, plants will not grow successfully. Candice Miller, a University of Illinois extension educator in horticulture, says getting the...
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I grew Brussels sprouts for the first time this year. I started picking the sprouts from the bottom of the stalks in July and they just keep forming up the stalk as it grows and grows. I wonder if...
Andrew and Jennifer Sauter Sargent are making a business out of the old-world methods of vegetable preservation without refrigeration.
Experience the flavors of summer in this tasty dish!
Number of Servings: 8 | Prep: 30 min Bake: 22 min at 400° | Stand: 10 min 5 eggs 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/3 cup sliced green onions 3 tablespoons butter 1 tablespoon all-purpose...
Perfect for breakfast or brunch, this easy vegetable pancake recipe makes small egg nests in the center of each pancake.
Number of Servings: 4 | Prep: 30 min Cook: 8 min | Bake: 10 min to 12 min at 425°  Nonstick cooking spray 1 medium zucchini, shredded (about 1-1/4 cups) 1 1/2 pounds baking...
Using your hands to coat the tenderloin slices with the seasoning mixture will help spread the seasonings evenly.
Number of Servings: 4 Prep: 20 min | Cook: 15 min 3/4 teaspoon ground cumin 2 cloves minced fresh garlic 3/4 teaspoon paprika 1/2 teaspoon whole black pepper, crushed 1/4 teaspoon salt...
What a way to dress up zucchini! Bacon makes everything better!
Number of Servings: 8 | Serving Size: 1/2 zucchini Prep: 35 min | Grill: 8 min 4 medium-large zucchini (6 to 7 ounces each) 2 tablespoons lemon juice 4 teaspoons olive oil 3 large cloves...
Preserving veggies with the lacto-fermentation process makes them very belly-friendly
When your digestive system is feeling out of whack, the bacteria in your gut may be to blame for the unsavory effects. Eating lacto-fermented vegetables encourages the growth of friendly bacteria...