Garden Writer Mary Irish
Mary Irish is a garden writer,horticultural consultant, lecturer and educator who was born and raised in Austin, Texas. She has worked for over 25 years in the field of horticultural and horticultural communications, specializing in gardens and plants for the greater Southwest.[continue reading...]
You can grow that living decor yourself if you know what to plant, how to plant it and how to care for it. Garden writer, Mary Irish, has some tips to help you do just that.Afield With Chef Jesse Griffiths (podcast)
Hunting, fishing, foraging, and growing a vegetable garden -- that's how we fed ourselves before large-scale commercial agriculture came along. Chef Jesse Griffiths of Austin still feeds himself, his family and his community in this manner.Eat the Heat (podcast)
Chile peppers thrive this time of year in the garden. And that's good news, because they're the foundation of some of the best salsas around. And you can taste those when you attend the 25th annual Austin Chronicle Hot Sauce Festival, August 23rd at Fiesta Gardens.Cooking Up Healthy Traditions (podcast)
They're cooking up healthy new food traditions at The Happy Kitchen, known in Spanish as La Cocina Allegre. And they offer cooking classes to the public at large.
A delicious and healthy salad for one using the explosive flavors of summer on one plate. It comes from the creative mind of Chef Stephane Beaucamp.Onion Soup with Venison Shanks
This is a classic French onion soup with the addition of rich, long-cooked venison shanks.Avocado Verde Sauce
Austin Chronicle food editor, Virginia Wood, may be a trained pastry chef, but she knows her way around savory ingredients, too.Honey Rosemary Chicken with Cherry Tomatoes
This recipe comes from The Happy Kitchen Cookbook. The Happy Kitchen/La Cocina Alegre® is a program of the Sustainable Food Center; the book is used in classes where volunteer facilitators learn to cook seasonally, locally, healthfully and on a budget, and then take what they've learned back into their communities.