THE FIRST SALAD OF THE SEASON – #GARDENLOVE

We rolling in lettuce right now. Radishes are beautiful and tasty, too. My husband planted a variety of radishes, and the taste differences are subtle, but none of them are bitter as sometimes happens with older radishes. I’m amazed at how fast the garden is growing. I’ll soon be pulling down the canning equipment fromContinue reading “THE FIRST SALAD OF THE SEASON – #GARDENLOVE”

GRILLED PIZZA WITH VINE-RIPENED TOMATOES!

From my gardening book From Seed to Table, here’s one of my favorite recipes when the tomatoes are overflowing the kitchen window sills. I miss having our garden this year, but thank goodness for local food markets and farmers markets. And to celebrate the harvest, you can download the book for only $0.99 on Kindle byContinue reading “GRILLED PIZZA WITH VINE-RIPENED TOMATOES!”

Suffer the Garden

By Patricia Zick @PCZick We’ve been having a time with the weather so far this summer. For several weeks, the weather was hotter here in western Pennsylvania than in Florida. Then two weeks ago, the rains began. Our property sits on a plateau above the Ohio River and often our weather is different from whatContinue reading “Suffer the Garden”

The Challenge: Eat one meal per week made from local food

By P.C. Zick – @PCZick The thumbs and hands of a gardener are not green, but brown from the soil encrusted on them after planting a flat of tomato seedlings. My husband Robert grows food for our table, and when it overflows the plates, I find a way to preserve the abundance for the monthsContinue reading “The Challenge: Eat one meal per week made from local food”