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How Caterpillars are Like Your Crazy Uncle Larry a...

Come September, it will be the first year of earnestly trying to grow greens in my garden. While it has mostly been a tremendous pleasure and abundant...
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Photo of the Day: Why Eggplant is My Favorite Vege...

Just look at how gorgeous it is… I took that photo right before I ate it! Eggplant is a great meat substitute for your vegetarians, and the bulk...
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How Roasting Makes Everything Better.

I am, by a HUGE margin eating more fruits and vegetables since growing my own food. I remember being especially interested, but I knew that if I was g...
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Quick! Help Me Create Some Meals with the Massive ...

Whew. Got back from the Tenth Annual BlogHer conference in San Jose feeling a bit nervous. I mean, I called everyday to say hello to the hubby and kid...
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Nutritious, Delicious, and Filling: How to Make Yo...

I’ve had mixed success with tomatoes this season. My heirloom tomatoes I grew from seed have produced “meh,”  (good but not prolifi...
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In Season in the “Beauty Garden”…...

Hot summer months means eggplants…and lots of them. You’re probably noticing that these are on sale at your local market, so nows your cha...
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How Growing What I Eat is Getting Me the Body I Wa...

I’ve noticed that as my garden grows and changes, my body shrinks. I’m spending a lot of time taking care of what I’m growing and ea...
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Pre-Workout ‘Beauty’ Smoothie Also Hel...

I’ve had a love/hate relationship with carbohydrates for the last couple of years, trying to figure out the “magic combination” that...
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Baked Chicken with Rosemary, Fig and Mushroom Sauc...

I’ve always liked figs. It’s like the perfect combo of sweet, squishy and crunchy. One day I was eating my once-daily ration and thought, ...
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How to Grow Bigger, Better Tasting Plants with Hig...

When you’re an urban gardener like me, you might be trying to figure out how how to maximize the limited space while producing high yields. Whil...
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One of the Easiest (and Healthiest) Vegetables to ...

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 polli...
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Cramped for Space, But Got a Fence? Consider ̵...

Urban gardening is coming into it’s own, and more and more innovative concepts are being developed so that more people can grow their own food n...
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Is It Kosher? Yes; It Is. New Book Teaches You How...

Chicken and Okra Serves 8 Ingredients 1 whole organic chicken, cut into 8 pieces 1 teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon pepper 1 teaspoon garli...
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Chef Bob’s Boston Baked Beans

Boston Baked Beans When it comes to summer picnics, I look forward to a handful of things: blackened hot dogs on the grill, sweet corn on the cob, wat...
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