Archive for April 2015

Guide to Vegetable Gardening in the Southwest (podcast)

Apr 16th, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Articles, podcast, the show

Trying to grow a food garden in the Southwest offers a unique set of challenges, especially if you are new to both gardening and the southwest. Fortunately, a new guide published this year will take you gently by the hand and get you from seed to supper.



Tips for Getting the Most From Your Garden

Apr 16th, 2015 | By | Category: show tips, the show

When you’ve been gardening your entire life, it’s easy to tick off fantastic tips and suggestions about growing your own when asked. Such is the experience and generosity of Trisha Shirey, author of the Timber Press Guide to Vegetable Gardening in the Southwest.



Southewestern Gardener: Trisha Shirey

Apr 16th, 2015 | By | Category: guest bio, the show

After years of requests from gardeners asking her to share her expertise, Trisha Shirey has produced “The Timber Press Guide to Vegetable Gardening in the Southwest”. The book gives monthly garden planning guides and detailed advice on plant varieties that thrive in the region.



Roma Sweet Roma Salsa

Apr 9th, 2015 | By | Category: blog, cook something, vegetables and pasta

I developed this recipe when the Austin American Statesman held a salsa making contest in the 90s, with the winning salsa to be bottled by a local food manufacturer. Let’s just say — I was first loser.



Tips for Growing Homegrown Tomatoes

Apr 9th, 2015 | By | Category: gardening tips, Grow Something, show tips, spring, summer

If you are a fan of tomatoes–the most popular food crop in the home garden, then you ought to grow them at least once so you can know firsthand the joy of an honest, fresh, ripe tomato.



Homegrown Tomatoes (podcast)

Apr 9th, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Articles, podcast, the show

Do you love juicy, ripe, tomatoes–all shapes, colors and sizes? Me, too. And we talk about growing tomatoes with Farmer Tim Miller of Millberg Farm in Kyle, Texas.



Web Exclusive: Free Soil Tests at Fusebox Festival

Apr 7th, 2015 | By | Category: blog, Grow Something

Central Texas food gardeners can get a FREE soil test April 10 – 12, 2015 at the SOIL KITCHEN during the Fusebox Festival.



Beth Vlasich Pav: She Cooks by Design

Apr 1st, 2015 | By | Category: guest bio, the show

Guided by a simple philosophy that emphasizes elegant execution and simple ingredients Beth Vlasich Pav owns and publishes a food and video blog entitled www.bethsgoodfood.com.



Aioli: Tips and Techniques

Apr 1st, 2015 | By | Category: show tips, the show

Aioli is the sexy cousin of mayonnaise, and the ingredients are simple and few: garlic, extra virgin olive oil, egg yolks, iced water, lemon juice and salt. But the result is luxurious.



Mayo’s Flavorful Cousin (podcast)

Apr 1st, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Articles, podcast, the show

April is National BLT Month. This week, we feature an ingredient that doesn’t get any billing in the sandwich name, but plays a major role in the success of this iconic hand held meal.

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