Roasted Tomato Soup

When it comes to comfort food, I don’t think much compares to a bowl of tomato soup (especially when it’s paired with a grilled cheese sandwich). My favorite way to

Anise Hyssop

Anise Hyssop Uses & Recipe Ideas

Apart from being lovely to look at, Anise hyssop is an edible flower with a very sweet licorice-like flavor that can be used in tea, baked goods, and salads.

Corn and Green Zebra Tomato Salad

This lovely and delicious Corn and Green Zebra Tomato Salad is my contribution to this week’s edition of Summer Fest 2010. Summer Fest is a cross-blog food event celebrating peak

Avocado Salad Stuffed Squash Blossoms

The winner of the Yogi Tea giveaway was Jeanne. Thanks to everyone who entered. Stay tuned for another giveaway next week (hint: it’s for a signed copy of a cookbook

More Ways To Preserve Fruit

In just a few short months, the weather in New York will chilly. Maybe even snowy. The fresh fruits I’ve been enjoying from local farms will be long gone. Because

Preserving Herbs

As the summer begins to draw to a close, I still have a lot of beautiful herbs in my garden. I can’t possibly use them all in recipes before they

Slow Roasted Tomatoes

When you’ve got lots and lots of tomatoes in the garden and you’re looking for new ways to cook ’em, here comes a slow roasted tomato recipe to the rescue.

Lemon Cucumber Pickles

Having a great harvest of cucumbers this summer means I’m getting creative with the pickle recipes. These feature the lovely little lemon cucumbers, and they have wonderful spicy flavor from

Julia Child’s Ratatouille

In honor of all things (Julie and) Julia, I recently pulled out and have been reading through my first edition copy (one of the benefits of my stint as a

Organic Garden Salad with Blue Potatoes

This organic garden salad with blue potatoes and eggs is a great example of how I am eating these days. I love salads like this because they are so nutritious

Organic Garden Early August

Somehow a month has passed, so it’s time for my monthly organic vegetable garden update. Organic Garden Early August Highlights It continues to be an incredibly rainy summer. My vegetables

Cantaloupe Salad

This cantaloupe salad with lemon balm and lemon cucumber is delicious and very simple to make. Lemon balm (Melissa officianalis) is an herb I am very fond of; I grow

Herb and Flower Salad

Here is a lovely salad inspired by an empty fridge and a garden that’s offering more for me to eat with each passing day. With the exception of the dried

Organic Garden Early July

It’s been about a month since I first posted about our new organic garden, so I thought I’d share some photos of my kitchen vegetable garden now that it’s early

My New Organic Garden

For most weekends this Spring, my husband Dan and I have been working on an exciting project–our new organic garden. For the last few years, my vegetable gardening experience has