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August 31, 2011

Weather Damage 

Hurricane Irene

Weather Woes For Nation’s Farmers

Flooding, drought and extreme weather have taken their toll on the nation's crops, but the damage may not be as bad as we think.

August 10, 2011

Fresh Produce 

Corn, Tomatoes, and Okra (Summer Succotash)

Three Market Meals Using Corn, Okra, Melons, And More

Sometimes when I get home from the Saturday farmers market I just want to dive in and start cooking.

June 19, 2011

Green Thumb 

Strawberry Blossom

Beginner’s Guide To Gardening: Love Letter To Your Garden

Is there anything more gratifying than the sweet reward of reaping what you sow? Not when it comes to the vegetable garden.

June 5, 2011

Green Thumb 

Two Garlic Patches

Beginner’s Guide To Gardening: It’s Harvest Time!

Yes, I realize we're still in the middle of growing season, but you want to be prepared for the day when it's time to harvest!

June 2, 2011

Side Dishes 

Mint Leaves

Minty Couscous Salad

What do you do when you receive a batch of mint in your CSA box?

May 16, 2011

Food Recall 

Grape Tomatoes In Baskets

Tiny Tomatoes Cause Salmonella Scare

Grape tomatoes are being recalled in over 13 states.

April 10, 2011

Green Thumb 

Seed Packets And Brochures

Beginner’s Guide To Gardening: Sowing Seeds

How deep? How far apart? How often? We answer all these questions regarding sowing seeds.

March 12, 2011

Cooking With The Kids 

two kids shelling peas

Cooking Guilt-Free Meals With Your Kids

Preparing food can be just as enjoyable as eating the food, especially if you involve your kids. Veggie pizzas are a fun way to let your kids be creative.

March 10, 2011

Soup's On 

Tomato Soup

What’s On The Stove Today? Tomato Soup!

I make soup a lot. It helps use up the odds and ends that seem to get pushed to the back of the pantry. Today, I am making tomato soup.

March 4, 2011

Winter Eating 

Quinoa Stew

Lima Beans And Quinoa Combined Into Winter Soups

Two soups for your winter eating! One uses Lima beans, and the other adds quinoa to some smoked turkey.

February 11, 2011

Healthy Snacks 

cheese slices, trail mix, fruit smoothie, and peanut butter

Ten Best Snacks For Kids (In One Mom’s Opinion)

Kids love to snack, but that doesn't mean those snacks can't be healthy. Here's a list of healthy snacks to fuel your kids after a long school day.

January 6, 2011

Belly Warmers 

chili on a spoon

Chili Two Ways: Like Mama Used To Make And Better

Everyone’s got one – a chili recipe. The first recipe is my mama’s original recipe, and the second one is my modern adaption.

November 19, 2010

Holiday Favorites 

turkey painted with a hand

Thanksgiving Sides: Fried Green Tomatoes, Savory Pumpkin

We’re getting ready for Thanksgiving with savory pumpkin slices and killer fried green tomatoes. And, Christine Barbour can't live without sweet potatoes.

October 2, 2010

Canning and Preserving 


Preserving Tomatoes: Summery-Freshness For Winter Dishes

Vine ripened tomatoes are one of my favorite fruits to preserve. Nothing brings you back to summer than using preserved tomatoes during the winter.

August 24, 2010

Simple Summer Recipes 

a plate of tomato sandwiches

The Perfect Tomato Sandwich: A Summer Classic

The Southern tomato sandwich represents the simplicity and resourcefulness of rural farming areas – where the weather is warm and tomatoes are plentiful.

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.

May 24, 2010

Gardening Tips 

eggshells filled with dirt in an egg carton

Eco-Friendly Gardening: Planting Seedlings In Eggshells

I'd read somewhere that you can actually grow seedlings in eggshells. Would it really work? I finally decided to simply get started and see what happens.

May 13, 2010

Spring Vegetables 

swiss chard with toasted cashews

Swiss Chard With Toasted Cashews

Swiss chard is a spring vegetable that thrives and grows in cool weather. Here's a recipe for a simple side dish to serve with meat, fish or poultry.

January 18, 2010

All About Eggplant 

A basket of purple and white eggplants.

Eight Fascinating Facts About Eggplant

Did you know eggplants contain nicotine? Here are some other fun facts you might not have known about eggplants.

December 11, 2009

Winter Vegetables 

raw okra salad with tomatoes on a plate

Unusual Veggies, Part 2: Fresh Okra Salad & Asian Long Beans

This week on Earth Eats, we're looking at two late season vegetables that will help you literally "green" your dinner table: okra and long beans

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