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Growing Swiss Chard – Cold Hardy Cut and Come Again Vegetable

Swiss chard plant

Swiss chard is one of the easiest and most versatile of vegetables for home gardens. Its colorful stems and big, crinkly leaves are packed full of nutrients. Read on for tips on growing Swiss chard. What is Swiss Chard? Swiss Chard – beta vulgaris subsp. vulgarisis a leafy vegetable in the beet family, but it…

Vegetable Garden Problems and Solutions – Troubleshooting your Garden

Blossom end rot

There are many vegetable garden problems that can plague the average gardener. Fortunately, there are also easy solutions to those problems.  Not everything about vegetable gardening turns out as expected. Troubleshoot your garden with these easy tips to get a bumper harvest this year! You have spent the first part of spring getting vegetable garden…

Food Art – Fruit and Vegetable Carving – Food Sculpting and More

Yellow watermelon carving

Food art is the act of preparing, cooking and presenting food in creative ways.  It incorporates everything from elaborate plating that we see in fine dining establishments to both simple and intricate fruit and vegetable carvings that are meant to be decorative in nature. It is hard to say exactly when food art, vegetable carving,…

Vegetable Steaming Times – 4 Ways to Steam Veggies

steamed vegetables in a pot

A steamer basket is a great way to cook a single vegetable or several of them at once by cooking them over boiling water. But to do this correctly, you need to have a good idea of vegetable steaming times. One of the joys of summer is cooking fresh vegetables from my vegetable garden.  The…

Cold Hardy Vegetables Give you a head Start on Spring

Cold hardy vegetable

Many of us have very cold temperatures going on right now but it’s never too early to plan ahead for vegetable gardening. These Cold Hardy Vegetables are perfect for the cool weather of early spring and good one to think about planting soon. The weather here in NC is unseasonably warm right now, so it…

Why Heirloom Vegetable Seeds? – 6 Advantages for Growing Heirloom Seeds

Heirloom seeds

If you enjoy vegetable gardening, you may have heard about heirloom vegetable seeds. These are vegetables grown from heirloom seeds which are an open pollinated variety of seeds developed prior to 1940. There are many advantages for growing this type of vegetable. Experts vary in their definition of heirloom vegetables, but typically they will agree…

Roast Vegetable Salad with Creamy Cashew Dressing

Tasty roast vegetable salad

Roasting vegetables in the oven brings out their natural sweetness and this makes them a perfect addition to salads. This Roast Vegetable Salad has a lovely mix of roasted Brussels sprouts and butternut squash and it goes perfectly with the homemade creamy cashew dressing. Best of all, this is a 30 minute meal! This is…

Vegetable Gardening

For those who love gardening, nothing beats the feeling of going out into your garden and coming back into the house with an arm full of vegetables that you have grown yourself. Are you new to the idea of growing your own veggies?  It can seem as though you will never learn everything that you…

Roasted Root Vegetable Medley

Roasted root vegetable medley

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SamsClubMag #CollectiveBias It’s time for a roasted root vegetable medley. Fall flavors combined to make this roasted root vegetable medley a hit with your family. This post may contain affiliate links for your cooking experience. For me, fall is…

Chunky Roasted Tomato Vegetable Marinara with Pasta

Roasted Tomato Vegetable Marinara Sauce with Pasta

This chunky roasted tomato vegetable marinara sauce with pasta dish is the perfect meal for Meatless Monday (or any day of the week!) I enjoy eating meals that don’t have any meat in them, especially for lunches. I love to use roasted tomatoes in my sauces.  Roasting them in the oven brings out the natural sweetness…

Shade Tolerant Vegetables vs Sun Friendly Veggies

Do your vegetables need sun or shade?

Vegetables, just like flowers and other plants, need plenty of sun, but not all are equal. Veggies, by nature, like a lot of sunlight to grow.  They typically have a short growing season, so the more you can give them, the better they like it. But there are some shade tolerant vegetables, too.  I would…

30 Tips for a Great Vegetable Garden Harvest Plus 6 Garden Recipes

Do you have a great vegetable harvest, or is yours just so so this year? Follow my 30 tips for a great vegetable garden harvest, and you will be bringing in baskets of fresh vegetables all summer long this year. This vegetable gardening post brought to you by Gilmour. The content and opinions expressed below are…

The Best Vegetables for Beginning Gardeners

Make your gardening experience a success every time. The 10 easiest Vegetables for beginning gardeners to grow.

If you are just starting out into the world of vegetable gardening, the last thing you will want to do is choose hard to grow vegetables.  My list of the best Vegetables for beginning gardeners will help you to choose those with the greatest chance of success. If you don’t have room for a large…

Pork and Vegetable Fried Rice

Pork and Vegetable Fried Rice

Pork and Vegetable Fried Rice is the Perfect Side Dish for any Asian Meal Pork and vegetable fried rice is a staple of most Chinese restaurants.  But you don’t need to rely on takeaway to enjoy it.  Just make your own.  It is pretty easy to do and tastes great.  Best of all no MSG…

Cut and come Again Vegetables

Cut and come again vegetables

Teach your child the joy of gardening with these fun projects using cut and come again vegetables. This vegetable garden hack is  easy to do and makes use of vegetable parts and pieces that would normally end up in the trash. Vegetable gardening is so rewarding.  But not everyone has the space for it.  There are…

Mexican Vegetable Casserole with Black Beans

Spicy Mexican vegetable casserole

Enjoy the spicy taste of Mexican Vegetable Casserole This spicy Mexican vegetable casserole combines a host of nutritious vegetables with a blend of spices and cheese to make a hearty and healthy main course dish. Add a tossed salad or some avocado slices and you are done.   I love recipes that make use of what…

Slow Cooker Vegetable Curry with Chick Peas

slow cooker vegetable curry

Slow Cooker Vegetable Curry with Chickpeas is a perfect recipe for a busy week night. It is warm, comforting and packed with nutrients.  The recipe will work with just about any vegetables you have on hand. I make this dish all the time and rarely make it with the same ingredients twice for that very…

Crock Pot Vegetable Curry with Apples

Crock pot vegetable curry

I love the smell in my house when a curry has been cooking all day long.  The aromas are fragrant and so inviting.  This recipe for crock pot vegetable curry is a remake of one that recently tried our on my meat eating husband and he loves it.    The recipe is vegan, vegetarian, gluten…