Category : Garden-to-Table

What To Do With a Bumper Crop

  When it’s time to plant spring veggies, I do so with visions of summer bumper crops. At least with crops like tomatoes, cucumbers, and green beans. The thought of harvesting more green beans than my family could possibly eat…

0 Comments / 194 View / September 5, 2017

Green Tomatoes or Bust: How to Ripen & When to Eat

  At the end of every summer season there’s usually a last tomato standing and it’s most likely green. To make the most of your summer harvest, I suggest 3 things: Harvest green tomatoes before your first frost. Keep watch…

0 Comments / 551 View / October 10, 2016

Summer Forage: How to Make Elder Flower Cordial

  If you are what you eat, I’ll take flowers please! I’ve had elder flower cordial on my mind since last summer. The thought of buying ready made cordial is much less appealing than making it myself and, like so…

0 Comments / 344 View / July 20, 2016

DIY Cocktail Herb Garden: How to Grow and Use Scented Geranium + Recipes

  Looking for something new to plant in your summer garden? Add scented geraniums to the list. They’re worth every square inch of earth they occupy and they’re glamorous in a beautiful-on-the-inside sort of way. More than just a shock of…

8 Comments / 1313 View / June 3, 2016

Container Garden Carrots from Seed to Plate

  Behind every carrot is a carrot lover. If that’s not you, well maybe you haven’t had the luck to eat one that’s homegrown?  Warming weather reminds us it’s time to plant carrots. They’re one of the more challenging veggies to…

2 Comments / 426 View / April 25, 2016

The Truth About Turnips: Recipes & Growing Tips

  Turnips. The often forgotten sibling of its more esteemed family members, mizuna, bok choy, Napa cabbage and tatsoi along with a handful of others. All share the same scientific name, Brassica rapa, which means they are essentially the same…

2 Comments / 210 View / February 4, 2016

Radishes for Every Garden: From Seed to Plate

  Radishes may not be as stylish as other, more celebrated kitchen garden crops such as tomatoes or kale, but they’re carefree, abundant and savory. Grow them in the corners of your garden, tucked into containers and planted between other veggies….

2 Comments / 92 View / October 5, 2015

Kitchen Garden Obsessed

  It’s no secret that great ingredients make great food. Or that simple dishes quickly become amazing when paired well. What’s less known is it only takes a handful of provisions from the garden to transform staples into mile markers….

0 Comments / 340 View / September 30, 2015

How to Make Wild Plum Sorbet

  Who needs store bought when you can pick them for free? It’s a marvel really. These wild plums can be found peppering hillsides, gardens and parks in the San Francisco Bay Area. They’re abundant and generally overlooked. There’s so…

5 Comments / 753 View / July 13, 2015

In the Garden | Food Tastes Better Outside

  When spring comes and the greens are ready, the carrots sweet from winter and there’s foraging at hand, I bundle up the cutting board, picnic knife and grater and bee-line for the garden, kids in tow. If we’re lucky…

0 Comments / 148 View / April 7, 2015