Cucumber Season Means Home Made Pickles!


I like cucumbers as much as the next person, but too much of anything is much. I'm very, VERY new to the world of canning and preserves, and … [Read more...]

Just As Good as Hair Vitamins: Why You Should Be (Growing) and Eating Cabbage


I planted cabbage for the first time in the late fall, unsure what those little dark-brown seeds would actually amount to anything. I usually skip … [Read more...]

Sweet and Paleo-Friendly Honey Roasted Carrots

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  Yesterday on my way to visit my Mother for Mom's Day, I noticed something strange about my feet when I reached down to slather lotion on my … [Read more...]

One of the Easiest (and Healthiest) Vegetables to Grow in a ‘Beauty Garden’

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I realize that not everyone is like me when it comes to gardening. While I'm out in the patio with my coffee first thing in the morning to pollinate … [Read more...]

Chef Bob: Alaskan Snow Crab Pasta Primavera


Alaskan Snow Crab Pasta Primavera Serves 24. Having a party, or just want to impress your friends?  This is the ultimate party food. A fresh veggie … [Read more...]

No Excuses! Six Good-For-You Plants You Can Grow Without a Yard

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At some point, it will cease to be winter in the Midwest and East Coast and continue to be the never-ending summer it has been in California. Usually … [Read more...]

Chef Bob: Braised Oxtails with Mushrooms Recipe

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Braised Oxtails with Mushrooms Recipe Flavorful beef oxtails are braised in wine and chicken stock with mushrooms, leeks, garlic, and herbs. Plan … [Read more...]

It May Be the Middle of Winter, but You Can STILL Cultivate Your ‘Beauty Garden’ Indoors

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Nobody can tell me that my frequent consumption of fresh organic produce from my kitchen garden hasn't resulted in glowing skin. And that's to no … [Read more...]

The Secret to Beauty Can Be Found When You Dig Deep…In Your Garden

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No matter how many beauty stories we do about makeup and fashion, it all means absolutely NO-Thang if you don't feed your body from the inside out. … [Read more...]

Chef Bob: Baked Root Beer Glazed Ham


Baked Root Beer Glazed Ham Demand for it rises during the holidays, but never goes away completely. The root beer-glazed ham is a fixture on my … [Read more...]