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Cook Your Garden, Nut Brittle, Reviving Soil

Two types of candy today: Nut brittle satisfies your sweet tooth and cherry tomatoes are the candy of the garden. More ideas for using your garden's bounty.

bag of cherry tomatoes

Photo: Logan Ingalls (Flickr)

Not sure what to do with the hundreds of cherry tomatoes coming from your garden these days? Our experts have some ideas!

It’s funny by zucchini. When you’re overrun with it, you’re overrun with it and you’re finding ways to deal with it and give it away and to preserve it. But then when it’s gone, you immediately want some more.

Lorre Heber of Terre Foods. She’s joined by two other garden and kitchen experts to talk about some practical and creative ways to use the bounty you’re harvesting from your garden these days.

Part two from Harvest Public Media about how farmers in Colorado are trying to revive their soil.

We talk to author Bill Best about seed saving.

And, cherry tomatoes fresh from the garden cooked up in a simple way by Chef Daniel Orr, and a sweet treat.

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Conventional wisdom tells you, if ranchland ground has less grass, the problem is too many cows. But that’s not always the case.

Sweet & Spicy Nut Brittle

nut brittle spread onto sheet pan

Time for a treat! Select your favorite nuts for this Caribbean style nut brittle.

Candy Of The Garden: Growing And Cooking Cherry Tomatoes

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Cherry tomatoes have lived as salad toppings for far too long. Chef Daniel Orr's recipe for burst cherry tomatoes will give your taste buds a treat.

Annie Corrigan

Annie Corrigan is a producer and announcer for WFIU. In addition to serving as the local voice for NPR's Morning Edition, she produces WFIU's weekly sustainable food program Earth Eats. She earned degrees in oboe performance from Indiana University and Bowling Green State University.

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