Compost Happens with a Little Help from its Friends

Dec 1st, 2017 | By | Category: gardening tips, Grow Something, show tips, spring, summer

Recreate in your backyard what nature does, well, naturally. By collecting organic matter, and mixing it together in the proper ratios, you get compost.

Fun with Knife Skills: Pico de Gallo

Jul 8th, 2017 | By | Category: blog, cook something, summer

What’s the best way to develop your knife skills after you’ve learned safety and proper handling? Use them! This Pico recipe will help hone your skills.

Recipe: Tomato Salad with Watermelon, Toasted Cashews, Chèvre, and Lemon-Agave Vinaigrette

Apr 2nd, 2017 | By | Category: blog, cook something, summer, vegetables and pasta

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.

Lamb Chops with Zucchini Bake Recipe

Sep 3rd, 2016 | By | Category: blog, cook something, meat and poultry, summer, vegetables and pasta

Buying food locally and in season takes more creativity in the kitchen. Look at what’s available at the market and then plan your menu accordingly.

Raw Lasagna Recipe from The Raw Chef

Jul 21st, 2016 | By | Category: blog, cook something, summer, vegetables and pasta

This recipe by Chef Russell James, The Raw Chef, is perfect for summer; the herbs and vegetables in it are in season now. And you won’t heat up the kitchen!

Seasonal Sipping Cocktail Recipes

Jul 7th, 2016 | By | Category: beverages, blog, summer, winter

Fresh squeezed juices on their own are tasty, but in the hands of Tipsy Texan, David Alan, they are sublime, and often fortified with alcohol.

Tarte Tatin by Chef Jacques Pépin

May 19th, 2016 | By | Category: baking and desserts, blog, cook something, summer

This famous upside-down apple tart starts with caramelized apples, studded with almonds and bits of chewy apricots, and topped with a flaky, buttery crust. Inverted, this dessert makes an impressive—and mouthwatering—presentation.

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.

B.J. Thomas’ Watermelon and Feta Cheese Salad

Sep 20th, 2013 | By | Category: cook something, soups and salads, summer

It’s a good thing B. J. Thomas doesn’t keep his musical trophies in the kitchen because there’d be no room for food.

Prodigious Peppers

Aug 8th, 2012 | By | Category: Grow Something, spring, summer

Throw a party for your pie hole with peerless peppers passionately propagated with your own precious paws. Power to the peppers!

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