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June 4, 2014

 

A finished clary sage fritter

Clary Sage, The Colonial Taste Of Spring

Winter-worn American colonists nibbled on clary sage leaves to mark the arrival of spring. Check out pics from Philipsburg Manor in Sleepy Hollow, New York.

May 30, 2014

 

holding a bunch of lemon verbena

Green Thumb Cocktail With Lemon Verbena

Fresh lemon verbena gives a citrus zing to this cocktail. The sugar-coated rim on the cocktail glass makes it even more special.

March 25, 2013

Crunch Crunch 

Zap Snack Pita Chips

Kids In The Kitchen: Zap Snak Pita Chips

This recipe shows you how to make your own pita chips. Snack on these to your heart's content!

March 16, 2013

No Dishes Necessary 

wild rice salad served in endive boat

Wild Rice And Pear Salad With Pecans

The toasted pecans pair well with the nuttiness of the rice, and the d’anjou pear adds sweetness and color. And the lettuce serves as the bowl!

March 30, 2012

Help For The Hungry 

community kitchen of monroe county

Spring At Community Kitchen Means Fresh, Seasonal Veggies

Executive Director Vicki Pierce credits the entire community, including home gardeners, for donating fresh and seasonal foods to the Community Kitchen.

March 24, 2012

Know Your Food 

Marcia Veldman of Meadowlark Farm

Meet A Farmer: Marcia Veldman, Meadowlark Farm

Customers visit the Meadowlark Farm table to buy sweet potatoes and leafy greens. Friendly conversations are free of charge.

January 15, 2012

Belly Warmer 

Winter Squash At The Farmers Market

Curry Coconut Soup With Winter Squash

This year I plan on spending more time in the kitchen, and what better start to 2012 than making a hearty soup to warm yourself this winter.

December 16, 2011

Reduce Reuse Recycle 

Mary Lu Orr and her fire-starting bouquet

Re-Purposing Dried Plants In Fire-Starting Bouquets

Instead of throwing dried plants, flowers and herbs in the compost bin, Mary Lu Orr likes to re-purpose them as fire-starting bouquets.

December 9, 2011

Greens Greens Greens 

didi emmons head shot

Didi Emmons Says There’s No Such Thing As A Weed

Didi Emmons didn't always cook with weeds. Thanks to her relationship with a local farmer, she now loves all sorts of feisty, flavorful and nutritious plants.

November 30, 2011

The Herbs Have It 

Pork Chops With Herb Rub And Cream Sauce

Pork Chops With Herb Rub And Rosemary Cream Sauce

Herbs like rosemary, oregano, thyme and sage are the stars of this dish. Pick up some local pork chops and enjoy a night at home cooking.

October 26, 2011

Wining And Dining 

warm wine with mulling spices and honey

Warm Wine With Mulling Spices And Honey

Pick up a bottle of your favorite local red wine and make this yummy warm drink.

July 29, 2011

Summer Flavors 

Raspberries And Cantaloupes

Herb-Infused Syrups To Drizzle Over Fresh Fruit

In addition to our recipes, we explores the real impact of food miles, and Daniel Tucker speaks about farmers who are changing the way we experience food.

July 26, 2011

Unconventional Gardening 

basil plant in a cup of water

DIY: Grow Your Own Herbs On The Cheap

You can either plant your cuttings in soil right away or place them in water until they grow roots. Either way, growing your own herbs from cuttings is easy!

May 15, 2011

Green Thumb 

jars of Strawberry Preserves

Beginner’s Guide To Gardening: Think Outside The Garden

As your garden starts to produce, don't forget to look to the future. Saving seeds, canning, and drying flowers is a great way to enjoy the bounty all year.

December 16, 2010

Flavored Oils And Honeys 

Flavored Vinegar And Honey

Homemade Holiday Foodie Gifts: Flavored Vinegars And Honeys

This holiday season, I decided to make my foodie friends something simple for gifts: herbed vinegars and flavored honeys.

December 3, 2010

Green Pastas 

two pictures of pasta

Pastas With Herbs And Pesto Reinvent Cold Weather Classic

These two pasta dishes will warm your belly during the chilly winter. And if you do a little advance prep work, these are the quickest meals you’ll ever make.

November 25, 2010

Turkey Day 

roasted turkey in a stainless steel baking pan

Earth Eats Thanksgiving Special

In this hour-long special, Chef Daniel Orr prepares a seven-course Thanksgiving meal. There's music and stories along the way as well. Sit back and enjoy!

November 5, 2010

Veggie Celebration 

Seaweed Salad with Shoestring Vegetable and Thai Basil

Seaweed Spices Up A Salad, Cucumber Soup Warms The Belly

We’re celebrating veggies of all kinds. The cucumber soup is tasty in a bowl or spooned over some fish, and the salad uses carrots, radishes, and seaweed.

August 13, 2010

Preserving Foods 

cantaloupe with thyme syrup and berries

Preserving Summer Fruits: Jams, Syrups And Apple Butter

A few weeks ago, we pickled vegetables to preserve the flavors of summer. Today, it’s fruit’s turn!

August 11, 2010

Urban Gardening 

strawberries and other plants

How-To: Plant Your Own Edible Balcony Garden

If your apartment building or home owner’s association allows it, growing fruits and vegetables in containers are a great option for summer edibles.

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