It is officially gardening season in Northeast Missouri, and each day I dip into my seed storage container and start a few varieties indoors and direct sow a few more in the garden. I’m a firm believer in a slow and steady approach to gardening – even a half hour’s work each day will lead […]
A microgreen is a small shoot of a leafy, edible plant that has not fully matured. The stems are between 1” to 3” in height. With a wide selection of vegetables and herbs to grow as a microgreen, the options are endless! The flavors range from sweet to spicy. It’s great if you have a […]
Create this nutritious, satisfying lunch (or dinner) in about 10 minutes and use up leftover rice & meats at the same time. No smoked sausage? Substitute with precooked chicken or ham. No kale? Use spinach or mustard or collard greens — just whatever you have on hand. Quick, versatile, and yummy!
Kale, lettuce and chard are all fantastic greens to enjoy in the spring. But this year, I’m zipping up my salad with five delicious and nutritious greens that pack a flavor punch!
Is the late fall and early winter the end for your lovely garden full of greens? Not necessarily. There are plenty of fall and winter green crops that you can sow now and eat throughout the winter, especially if you live in a moderate climate or have a cold frame available.
Salads can get boring pretty fast, unless you know how to combine ingredients and toppings to create some really interesting salads!!