Entries Tagged as 'Recipe'

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

National Kale Day – October 2nd

Dear Readers, TheGardenLady was amiss in not telling you in advance about the newest holiday. I just did not know that October 2 was proclaimed National Kale Day. Of course, in my defense, National Kale Day is not quite a holiday yet. But you can make it a reality if you vote for it here. […]

Monday, December 31st, 2012

Toast in the New Year with Egg-Free Eggnog

eggnog (gluten free and vegan)by elana’s pantry To all my readers- all my long time readers of  TheGardenLady blog and new readers, young of heart and old of spirit readers, TheGardenLady wishes you all a happy, healthy New Year with wonderful, successful gardening in 2013. May I offer a toast to all with my favorite […]

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

Native American Foods for Thanksgiving

Cherokee White Eagle Corn Cobs by unhappybrthday This is the time of year to start thinking of recipes for Thanksgiving. There are those who like to make the traditional foods- whatever the traditions are in your family- because with a big feast, your family doesn’t want surprises; they want the comfort foods they have grown […]

Friday, October 26th, 2012

How to get your pumpkin ready for pie and seeds

Pumpkin by UmmAbdrahmaan.. The easiest way to make pumpkin ready to make the pie is to cut it horizontally through the middle to get two “halves.” Try to cut so those are real halves to cook evenly.  I scoop out all the seeds and save them. I then take a grapefruit serrated  spoon and scrape […]

Monday, April 2nd, 2012

The Jazz Apple is A Delicious Apple!

Baby Jazz Apples by The Marmot TheGardenLady has discovered what seems to be the best apple on the market: The Jazz Apple! I first discovered the apple in a package at Trader Joe’s. I had never seen this apple before and the apples in this bag were small, the size I like to eat out […]

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011

Squash for Thanksgiving: Appreciation of a Native Vegetable

Thanksgiving Decoration by alasam Thanksgiving is coming soon and if you are like TheGardenLady, you are planning your festive meal. In contemplating what to serve, it struck me that there is one vegetable that is so tied up with the holiday, a vegetable that one could use as a basis for almost every course in […]

Monday, August 29th, 2011

Herb Information: Check Out Jekka’s Herb Cookbook

Besides gardening, reading is one of my passions. My reading preference is non-fiction which includes cookbook reading. Reading cookbooks is my relaxation reading; I often do it while watching TV. Even though I rarely cook these days, I still enjoy reading recipes. I have a huge bookcase filled with cookbooks. I also have saved all […]

Wednesday, January 19th, 2011

The Jewish Holiday of Tu B’Shevat – The New Year for Trees

Today is “Tu Be Shvat” The New Year for Tree in the Jewish Calendar by Ari Hahn Today is a holiday that is celebrated by Jewish people around the world and especially in Israel. The holiday is The New Year for Trees, called Tu B’ Shevat. The Dan Nature Preserve in December by Dara Date […]

Friday, December 10th, 2010

Christmas Tree Candles and Zimsterne Cookies

Christmas Tree Candles 2009 by steveluscher One of the most wonderful Christmas trees that I have ever had the good fortune to see, I saw when I was first married. I won’t tell you how many years ago. My husband had recently finished graduate school and I had two small children. We lived in an […]

Friday, November 26th, 2010

Cranberries (Vaccinium macrocarpon): How to Make Cranberry Sauce

Tytebærblom/ Cranberries Flower by haraldna Thanksgiving is over and after all the cooking, that generally means leftovers. I have never been a fan of leftovers, except for one; and that one is my homemade cranberry sauce. I used to buy it in cans until I learned how easy it is to make whole cranberry sauce […]