Recipes & Edibles

Let the culinary experts at My Garden Life help you bring the joy of gardening into your kitchen with easy to follow, delicious recipes using all of your garden favorites.

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Cover Crops for Home Vegetable Gardens

Cover Crops for Home Vegetable Gardens - a living mulch for winter protection -

Every winter, winds and storms batter the empty vegetables beds in the garden. Protect the soil from erosion and weeds by growing a cover crop in that space. The cover crop not only protects the soil surface but adds nutrients for next spring too!

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How to Make Your Own Hot Pepper Flakes

How to Make Your Own Hot Pepper Flakes - preserve summer spice with this simple recipe -

Hot pepper flakes add zip to everything from take-out pizza to sophisticated curries. Use your own homegrown hot peppers—or fresh ones you can find at the farmers’ market—to make this spice rack favorite.

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Summer Squash Chips

Summer Squash Chips - a healthy, delicious snack or side -

Roasted squash chips are a great way to use some of your summer squash harvest. They make a great snack or serve them up with your favorite dip.

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Oyster Mushroom Carbonara

Oyster Mushroom Carbonara - a simple & quick pasta meal, the perfect weeknight dinner -

Here’s a no-fuss dish, showcasing the woodsy tastes of oyster mushrooms, that you can whip up in less than 30 minutes.

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Spicy Lime Marinade

Spicy Lime Marinade - a tangy brine for poultry, seafood or vegetables -

Keep meal prep fast and easy with this light, flavorful and healthy combination of lime juice and herbs you can throw together in minutes.

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Blackberry Muffins

Blackberry Muffins - summer’s favorite berry yields a baked treat -

Here’s the first thing we do with our summer blackberry crop—whip up a batch of these easy and scrumptious blackberry muffins. Here’s the second—freeze a batch to savor come winter.

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Rosemary Chicken Panini

Rosemary Chicken Panini - quick, easy, delicious -

Fresh rosemary and feta cheese give this chicken panini a Mediterranean flair.

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All About Mint

All About Mint - beautiful, fragrant, edible -

Take a minute and “refresh” yourself on one of the easiest-to-grow herbs – the mint plant! We cover all the basics of growing and harvesting mint and we’ll introduce you to 28 different varieties of mint. You’ll want to try them all!

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Get to Know Leafy Salad Greens

Get to Know Leafy Salad Greens - great options to toss up a traditional lettuce salad –

The days when iceberg lettuce set the standard for a leaf salad are long gone. Get in on the latest salad trends with these 16 leafy options that will bring fresh color, flavor, textures, and added nutrients to your next salad.

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Simple Fruit Salsa

Simple Fruit Salsa - made with ingredients from your garden -

Heat and ice. Tart and sweet. This quick fruit salsa brings everything we love about spring, summer and the garden straight to your table.

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Plant a Stir-fry Garden

Plant a Stir-fry Garden - try a square foot, raised bed -

Use the square-foot method to simplify gardening and harvest loads of vegetables for homemade stir-fries.

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Succession Planting for Vegetables

Succession Planting for Vegetables - harvest more vegetables than ever before -

Is it possible to get lettuce and other vegetables all through summer? Yes, if you follow these steps for succession planting. See which vegetables can be used for succession planting to give you fresh vegetables for your summer recipes.

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Deviled Eggs

Deviled Eggs - a simple recipe for making these buffet staples -

Bring along these homemade deviled eggs, and you’re sure to be the star of your next potluck or picnic. Our recipe is quick, simple and gives you an opportunity to showcase herbs snipped fresh from your garden.

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Vegetable Garden Basics - Start a Small Vegetable Garden

Vegetable Garden Basics - Start a Small Vegetable Garden - 4 simple tips & 4 simple layouts -

Even if you've never gardened before, you can grow your own vegetables with little investment of time or money. Let us show you how to plant a 4’ x 4’ area from scratch.

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Hardening Off Plants and Seedlings

Hardening Off Plants and Seedlings - helping plants adjust to a move outdoors -

Moving plants and seedlings directly outdoors in the spring can be a shock to their systems, even to the point of causing damage or death. “Hardening off” is the safe way to introduce plants to the outdoors. Follow these simple steps to introduce your plants to spring safely.

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Microgreen Toast

Microgreen Toast - avocado toast, look out -

Microgreen toast is set to be this year's next big thing. Are you growing your own microgreens, those first shoots of lettuces, broccoli, cabbage, radish, onion, herb and more? If so, we're sure you already know to use them in salads and smoothies. But how about microgreen toast, a delicious sandwich or elegant appetizer, a great way to eat more of these super-greens.

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Cheesy Vegetable Casserole

Cheesy Vegetable Casserole - it’s easy to go meatless with this dish -

Here's a simple recipe that's got it all: a good three servings of healthy vegetables and the cheesy richness of macaroni and cheese. Add to that the ease with which this vegetable casserole can be prepared, and you've got a recipe we bet will be your new go-to for winter family meals.

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Easy Vegetable Soup

Easy Vegetable Soup - from scratch in under an hour -

When the snow is falling, the days are short, and the wind howls outside, that's the time to whip up a vegetable soup to warm the bones and nourish the soul. Our simple vegetable soup will have you ready to call “soup’s on” in less than an hour.

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Gingerbread Cookies Made Simple

Gingerbread Cookies Made Simple - the best gingerbread cookie recipe -

This is a great-tasting cookie that's perfect for gathering together to decorate.

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Energizing Strawberry Smoothie

Energizing Strawberry Smoothie - power up for your busy day -

Here's a recipe for a protein-packed power smoothie to provide all the on-the-go energy you need to fuel you through your day.

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Vegetarian Stuffed Mushrooms

Vegetarian Stuffed Mushrooms - A vegetarian feast fresh from the garden! -

The hearty taste of the Portobello mixes with the earthy flavors of garden-fresh vegetables in this recipe for stuffed mushrooms. A dish so rich even the most avid meat-lover might not notice it's vegetarian!

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Easy to Make Berry Jam

Easy to Make Berry Jam - A sweet way to preserve your summer harvest! -

Everything you need to know to create simple berry jams by canning them in a hot water bath.

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Tomato Soup

Tomato Soup - an easy and delicious way to use your garden-fresh tomatoes and basil -

What to do when the tomatoes start pouring in? Make soup, of course! An added benefit of this recipe is that it freezes well, so you can save some for the cold months after the vegetable garden has been put to bed.

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Tabbouleh - a simple Mediterranean salad -

Our recipe for tabbouleh couldn't be easier and most of the ingredients can come straight out of your garden.

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The Garbage Garden

The Garbage Garden - a fun alternative to composting vegetables -

Get more out of your vegetable purchases. You can create a garden from the vegetable scraps that might otherwise go in the compost pile or get tossed into the garbage.

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How to Make and Enjoy Shrub

How to Make and Enjoy Shrub - perfect for a mixer or mocktail base -

Learn how to make your own shrub--a colonial-era, refreshing and oh-so-trendy drink mixer. All it takes is vinegar, sugar and your own fresh produce.

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How to Roast or Grill Garden-Fresh Vegetables

How to Roast or Grill Garden-Fresh Vegetables - easy, quick & healthy preps -

Nothing beats home-cooked fresh produce, and the most delicious--and simplest--way to prepare vegetables is roasting or grilling. These tips will guide you to perfect roasted or grilled vegetable dishes, every time.

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Get to Know Peppers From Sweet to Hot

Get to Know Peppers From Sweet to Hot - a guide to the many different types of peppers -

Peppers are one of the easiest vegetables you can grow, but with 50,000-plus cultivars in the pepper family, what sort of variety should you buy? Get to know more about the different categories of peppers.

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Greek Tzatziki Sauce

Greek Tzatziki Sauce - pairs perfectly with gyros, veggies or pita chips -

Tzatziki couldn't be easier to make and can be used as a dip, a sauce, or even a stand-alone side dish. Home-grown cucumbers make this Greek favorite even more delicious.

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Basil Pesto

Basil Pesto - an Italian staple from fresh basil -

Four simple ingredients and ten minutes and you'll have delicious pesto ready for pizza, pasta or dipping.

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Plant a Tea Garden

Plant a Tea Garden - snip & sip from your own herbs -

These common, easy-to-grow herbs combine into herbal teas perfect to treat your friends or yourself.

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Choosing Container Garden Herbs

Choosing Container Garden Herbs - grow herbs in a small space -

Potted herbs are an easy way to liven up a home-cooked meal without committing to the effort of a full-blown vegetable garden. Besides their culinary qualities, most herbs also lend style to container gardens.

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How to Grow Spaghetti Squash

How to Grow Spaghetti Squash - plant in spring for a fall harvest -

Spaghetti squash is a low-maintenance vegetable that even a beginner can grow successfully. This article explains how.

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Spaghetti Squash Primavera

Spaghetti Squash Primavera - healthy & simple meal for two -

Here's an easy way to turn spaghetti squash and summer veggies into a delicious pasta primavera dish--without the pasta!

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Grow Your Own Smoothie Garden

Grow Your Own Smoothie Garden - Easy to grow, quick to blend, delicious to drink! -

Smoothies are a time-saving and tasty way to get your daily fruits and vegetables. And you don't have to scour the grocery store to find the best ingredients. You can grow most of the most healthy and delectable smoothie fruits and vegetables in your own garden.

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Vegetable Garden Basics - Start Seeds or Buy Plants?

Vegetable Garden Basics - Start Seeds or Buy Plants? - the answer might be a little of both -

Learn what you need to consider when deciding whether to plant your vegetable garden from seed or get a jump-start by purchasing plants.

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Creamy Coleslaw

Creamy Coleslaw - classic, homemade recipe -

This simple recipe has a creamy, mayonnaise dressing with a zippy flavor. It’s ideal as a stand-alone side salad or as a topping for sandwiches and hot dogs.

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DIY: Herb-Flavored Salts and Sugars

DIY: Herb-Flavored Salts and Sugars - a tasty way to use your homegrown herbs -

Sugars and salts flavored with herbs are the latest trend to hit the culinary world. Read how you can get in on the action by making your own.

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8 Lucky Foods to Eat on New Year's Day

8 Lucky Foods to Eat on New Year's Day - delicious traditions to celebrate January 1 -

Around the world, families greet the New Year with traditional foods and dishes said to bring luck in the coming year. Here are eight you might want to try this January 1.

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Thanksgiving Recipe Collection

Thanksgiving Recipe Collection - delicious side dishes selected from our recipe archives -

An assortment of super-easy recipes perfect for holiday gatherings.

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The Easiest Basil Beer Bread or Biscuits

The Easiest Basil Beer Bread or Biscuits - a tasty bread that’s bursting with basil -

This quick bread recipe is delicious and doesn’t take much time to make. Whether you’re a beginner baker or you want a simple recipe, so you can focus on the main dish, this basil beer bread recipe is the answer.

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Broccoli Romanesco with Cheese Sauce

Broccoli Romanesco with Cheese Sauce - beautiful & tasty -

Any type of broccoli or cauliflower can be substituted in this recipe, but we suggest Romanesco because it adds a wow-factor, elevating the classic cheesy broccoli side dish to a new level.

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Potato Salad with Bacon Dijon Dressing

Potato Salad with Bacon Dijon Dressing - take potato salad up a notch -

A rich, hearty twist on a summer classic that can be served warm or chilled.

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Baked Acorn Squash with Parmesan

Baked Acorn Squash with Parmesan - classic fall recipe -

This quick and easy sliced squash dish deserves a place at every table.

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Fresh Plum Cake

Fresh Plum Cake - delicious & easy fruit dessert -

A yummy, German-style plum cake with fresh plums laid on top.

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Easy Green Beans with Festive Color

Easy Green Beans with Festive Color - seasoned with garlic -

Jazz up green beans with this savory recipe.

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Cream of Carrot and Turnip Soup with Maple Syrup

Cream of Carrot and Turnip Soup with Maple Syrup - a meal your family will love -

Nothing says winter like a creamy carrot and turnip soup, especially when the flavor is made sweeter and richer by maple syrup. This recipe uses only a handful of ingredients, takes only five steps and can be made from start to finish in less time than it takes to watch a TV show.

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Fermenting Vegetables for Beginners

Fermenting Vegetables for Beginners - a simple method for preparing healthy, tasty vegetables -

The lost art of fermenting vegetables is gaining popularity as people rediscover the delicious flavors and health benefits of fermented foods. These simple steps will teach anyone how to ferment their own vegetables in no time!

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Basic Sauerkraut: Fermenting Cabbage

Basic Sauerkraut: Fermenting Cabbage - super-easy recipe for making traditional sauerkraut -

It’s so easy to ferment food at home that you’ll want to try it too with this simple recipe for sauerkraut.

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Cucumber Tomato Salad

Cucumber Tomato Salad - refreshing salad that's easy to make -

The crisp texture of cucumbers and fresh tomatoes in this salad taste even better when they are fresh from your garden.

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Preserving Your Summer Harvest

Preserving Your Summer Harvest - enjoy summer’s bounty for months to come -

Learn more about the variety of ways homegrown fruits and vegetables can be preserved for use long after the harvest season has ended.

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Make Your Own Herbal Infusions

Make Your Own Herbal Infusions -the hottest cold drink of the summer-

Herb infused drinks are quickly becoming one of the trendiest drinks for keeping cool on hot summer days. Besides tasting great, they’re low calorie and loaded with nutritional value.

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Throw a Summer Garden Harvest Party

Throw a Summer Garden Harvest Party - celebrate, share & socialize -

Ideas and tips for a backyard blowout that features the fruits, herbs and vegetables from your summer garden harvest.

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The Easiest Watermelon, Feta and Quinoa Salad

The Easiest Watermelon, Feta and Quinoa Salad - the perfect dish to share at a party -

This fresh, summertime salad may be the easiest you've ever made, but your guests don't need to know that!

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4th of July Creamy Potato Salad

4th of July Creamy Potato Salad - made with red radishes, white potatoes & blue violas -

This recipe will WOW the hungry crowds at your 4th of July picnic with its patriotic colors, refreshingly crisp texture and delicious taste.

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Patriotic Berry Smoothie

Patriotic Berry Smoothie - a cool, colorful treat for your 4th of July celebration -

This healthy, three-layered smoothie is the perfect treat for showing off your Independence Day spirit. Easy to make in just minutes with strawberries, blueberries and bananas.

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Top 10 Tomato Pests and Problems

Top 10 Tomato Pests and Problems - and how to avoid them -

Here's expert advice on how to keep your tomatoes healthy and prevent the 10 most common problems with tomato plants.

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Pollination Charts for Fruit-bearing Trees and Shrubs

Pollination Charts for Fruit-bearing Trees and Shrubs - how to get a larger crop -

Some fruit trees and shrubs cannot pollinate themselves, or if they can, then it's not highly effective. Use these charts as a guide to find the perfect pollinators for apples, pears, cherries, plums and blueberries to ensure a large harvest of fruits.

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Berry Crumble Bars

Berry Crumble Bars - quick, easy & delicious treat -

This easy berry crumble bar recipe can be prepared using any type of berry. Try mixing berries for a colorful presentation and to create unique flavor blends.

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8 Tips for Growing Your Own Strawberries

8 Tips for Growing Your Own Strawberries - garden fresh and delicious -

Growing your own strawberries is easy! Follow these eight simple tips to get your garden off to a great start.

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Stuffed Scalloped Squash

Stuffed Scalloped Squash - with fresh basil -

A mouth-watering, vegetarian side dish of oven-baked, patty pan summer squash.

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Heavenly Apple Crisp

Heavenly Apple Crisp - fill the house with the delightful aroma of apple and cinnamon -

Is your mouth watering yet? If not, it will be when the delightful aroma of apple and cinnamon is wafting from your oven!

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Easter Eats Recipe Collection

Easter Eats Recipe Collection - the best recipes to celebrate spring -

We hopped into the kitchen and gathered a basketful of our favorite recipes to add to your Easter brunch or dinner.

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Tarragon Snap Peas

Tarragon Snap Peas - quick & simple -

This four-ingredient recipe for sugar snap peas in the pod is incredibly easy to prepare.

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Mixed Green Salad with Grapefruit and Cranberries

Mixed Green Salad with Grapefruit and Cranberries - a healthy & refreshing salad -

This recipe is a perfect blend of fruits and greens, plus includes directions for a quick, easy-to-make dressing.

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Wild Rice Pilaf

Wild Rice Pilaf - a deliciously seasoned side dish -

The nutty flavor of wild rice gives this homemade pilaf a special touch. Enjoy this tasty dish alongside chicken, turkey, lamb or pork.

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Mint Fruit Salad with Fresh Berries

Mint Fruit Salad with Fresh Berries - a fresh & sweet side dish -

A refreshing fruit salad with a touch of mint.

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Easy Slow Cooker Stuffed Bell Peppers

Easy Slow Cooker Stuffed Bell Peppers - a colorful one-dish dinner recipe -

This hearty meal is simple to make with fresh bell peppers and tastes even better if the peppers, onions and basil were grown in your own garden.

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10 Blissful Brownie Toppings

10 Blissful Brownie Toppings - a sweet treat for your friends & family -

It's easy to transform an everyday batch of boxed brownies into an uncommon treat with these topping ideas!

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Super Bowl Party with Gourmet Finger Foods

Super Bowl Party with Gourmet Finger Foods - score a touchdown with your Super Bowl Party guests -

Super Bowl Sunday is filled with football and food. This year kick it up a notch with gourmet finger foods.

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Make Herb-Infused Cocktails

Make Herb-Infused Cocktails - with herbal ice cubes -

Borrow some fresh inspiration with ingredients from your kitchen garden and impress your guests with an herbal cocktail menu.

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Mulled Wine & Cider

Mulled Wine & Cider - spice up your next holiday party with this festive cocktail -

A delightful and warming beverage with aromatic spices and apple cider with a touch of citrus, your party guests are sure to ask for the recipe.

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Dill Pickle Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Dill Pickle Roasted Pumpkin Seeds - a tangy seasoning mix -

A must-try for dill pickle fans! This seasoning recreates the classic tangy, dill flavor without any pickles.

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Roasted Pumpkin Seed Recipe Collection

Roasted Pumpkin Seed Recipe Collection - top 4 herb blends -

Our favorite gourmet flavors to season oven-roasted pumpkin seeds! Save the seeds from your pumpkins and use these recipes to make yourself a homemade fall snack.

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Ranch Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Ranch Roasted Pumpkin Seeds - a tangy, sweet snack -

Are you obsessed with ranch dressing? This is the perfect dry seasoning for ranch lovers!

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Sweet and Salty Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Sweet and Salty Roasted Pumpkin Seeds - a yummy balance of flavors -

A perfect harmony! Choose this quick, go-to blend when you can’t decide if you want a sweet or salty snack.

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Sea Salt and Garlic Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Sea Salt and Garlic Roasted Pumpkin Seeds - delicious, robust flavor -

This easy-to-prepare seasoning is a classic blend of flavors. A surefire way to amp up your snack!

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Crispy Kale Chips

Crispy Kale Chips - crispy, delicious AND healthy -

Everyone craves a salty snack now and again, and now you can have that snack without the accompanying guilt of straying from your diet.

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Fresh Corn Fritters

Fresh Corn Fritters - a comforting favorite -

This classic corn fritter recipe makes eight tempting fritters.

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Freezing Summer Favorites

Freezing Summer Favorites - tips for storing tomatoes & herbs -

The basics steps for preparing and storing garden fresh tomatoes and herbs for quick, easy use later.

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Black Bean & Corn Salsa Salad

Black Bean & Corn Salsa Salad - with a Mediterranean touch -

The ingredients of this easy-to-make recipe blend into a robust, fresh flavor that works well as a relish with chicken or fish, as a side dish or served with tortilla chips.

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Leafy Greens – Fall-friendly Crops Extend the Harvest Season

Leafy Greens – Fall-friendly Crops Extend the Harvest Season - enjoy a quick crop before the winter frost arrives -

Leafy greens love the cool temperatures of spring and fall. They’re easy and fast to grow and the perfect crop for beginning vegetable gardeners.

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Cold Soup Recipe Collection for Summer

Cold Soup Recipe Collection for Summer - quick & easy to make -

Our favorite summertime soup recipes that use fresh-from-the-garden vegetables and herbs.

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Chilled Cucumber Soup

Chilled Cucumber Soup - a refreshing soup for hot summer days -

Use fresh cucumbers from your garden to make this easy summertime soup!

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Gazpacho for One

Gazpacho for One - yummy cold soup for a hot day -

No need to turn on the stove and heat up the kitchen with this chilled soup. Simply pick some fresh vegetables from your garden and blend them together!

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Green Pea and Mint Soup

Green Pea and Mint Soup - a fresh twist on an old favorite -

This easy-to-prepare soup is a tasty blend of peas and fresh mint.

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Cucumber Salad

Cucumber Salad - a cool treat on a hot summer’s day -

Not too sure what to do with all of your extra cucumbers? This salad is a perfect way to utilize them.

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Use Your Summer Harvest:  Fresh Tomatoes 5 Ways

Use Your Summer Harvest: Fresh Tomatoes 5 Ways - fresh, sauce, salsa, juice, canned/frozen -

If you're looking for new ways to use your tomatoes, try some of these ideas!

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Mint Julep

Mint Julep - a Southern tradition for a hot day -

A refreshing adult beverage; perfect for those hot summer nights or as the signature cocktail of your Kentucky Derby party.

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Grilling with Fresh Herbs

Grilling with Fresh Herbs - fire up the flavor -

Use herbs from your garden to add layers of flavor to grilled foods. A fresh supply of herbs make the tastiest marinades and rubs.

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Lemon and Thyme Marinade

Lemon and Thyme Marinade - a light, refreshing flavor for poultry or fish -

This super simple recipe provides the basis for an unlimited number of herbal blends you can create for marinating fish, shrimp or poultry.

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Lemon Sage Rub

Lemon Sage Rub - a mellow seasoning for meat and poultry -

This flavorful blend of citrus and herbs is a zesty, fresh take for poultry, pork, or beef. It's a great way to use the herbs you've grown and dried from your garden!

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Parsley Cilantro Marinade

Parsley Cilantro Marinade - the perfect seasoning recipe for fish, shrimp and poultry -

An easy-to-make blend of fresh herbs and lemon for marinating fish or poultry. This is the perfect recipe to use herbs cut from your garden!

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Mint Marinade

Mint Marinade - a mingling of mint, molasses, and soy sauce -

This recipe makes a sweet, tangy marinade for beef, pork or lamb.

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Edible Landscaping: A New Trend in Outdoor Living

Edible Landscaping: A New Trend in Outdoor Living - how to add fruits, vegetables and herbs to your garden -

Adding edible plants, berries and fruits to your traditional garden scheme is a clever way to add beauty as well as reduce your food costs.

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Growing Herbs and Vegetables for Pets

Growing Herbs and Vegetables for Pets - it’s fun and easy to grow containers of foods your pet will love -

Most house pets can enjoy a range of fresh foods as part of their overall diets. Many of the herbs and vegetables among these foods are quite easy to grow in containers.

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Fresh Rhubarb Pie

Fresh Rhubarb Pie - fresh ingredients will take your dessert to new heights -

An old-school take on pie that you will serve time after time.

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Herbal Tea from your Windowsill

Herbal Tea from your Windowsill - grow and brew your own cup of relaxation -

Growing your own herbs for tea is an easy and inexpensive windowsill project that rewards you with great taste and the meditative moments that come with prepping, brewing and sipping.

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Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes

Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes - a decadent finger food perfect for any party -

You can’t go wrong with anything that has cream cheese and this recipe is no exception, add in the shrimp and tomatoes and you have the perfect party appetizer.

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Cherry Pepper Poppers

Cherry Pepper Poppers - a unique twist on the typical pepper popper -

If you like jalapeno poppers, you are in for real treat with these cherry pepper poppers. Your taste buds will be salivating for the tang the cherry peppers and salty prosciutto.

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Baked Radicchio and Herbed Goat Cheese Dip

Baked Radicchio and Herbed Goat Cheese Dip - so much cheesy goodness, your guests won’t even know they are eating a serving of veggies too -

Herbs, goat cheese and radicchio all mix together in perfect dip harmony.

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Triple Pepper Cheese Dip

Triple Pepper Cheese Dip - a zesty & colorful appetizer -

Step up the flavor of your nacho sauce by adding three pepper types. This colorful, appetizing cheese dip stands out against all others.

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Low Calorie Green Onion Dip

Low Calorie Green Onion Dip - a great low calorie swap -

Pair this low cal dip with chips, pita bread and other dippable delights.

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Baked Acorn Squash with Brown Sugar and Pecans

Baked Acorn Squash with Brown Sugar and Pecans - a perfect Thanksgiving addition -

Acorn squash will be your new favorite side dish after you try this recipe!

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Carrots & Potatoes Roasted with Onion & Garlic

Carrots & Potatoes Roasted with Onion & Garlic - healthy roasted vegetables in a jiffy -

Toss together a few simple ingredients along with the vegetables and pop them in the oven to bake. An inexpensive, easy-to-make recipe using carrots, potatoes and onions.

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Homemade Herb Butter

Homemade Herb Butter - and salt and sugar too -

Make delicious herb infused butter, salt and sugar right in your own kitchen!

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Hint of Mint S'mores

Hint of Mint S'mores - with directions for making indoors -

Fresh mint leaves provide a brilliant twist to our campfire favorite.

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Pumpkin Spiced Latte

Pumpkin Spiced Latte - in a slow cooker -

Yum! Make and enjoy this seasonal drink of coffee and milk at home.

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5 Reasons to Grow Your Own Radishes

5 Reasons to Grow Your Own Radishes - a little vegetable with big flavor -

Find out why you should grow your own radishes. The #1 reason being, a radish is one of the easiest and fastest vegetables to grow.

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Marinated Cherry Tomato Salad

Marinated Cherry Tomato Salad - a tasty way to enjoy your cherry tomato harvest -

This great recipe provides the perfect blend of tangy tomatoes and mellow feta cheese.

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Simple Steps to Freeze and Store Vegetables

Simple Steps to Freeze and Store Vegetables - don't let your garden harvest go to waste -

If your vegetable garden is producing more than you can use in your weekly meals (lucky you!), then follow these steps to freeze and store your extra harvest to use over the next 8-12 months.

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Minty Honeydew Sorbet

Minty Honeydew Sorbet -and frozen fruit snacks-

When a heatwave strikes, find relief and cool down with this minty melon delight.

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Double Berry Crisp

Double Berry Crisp - a gluten free recipe -

It's here, S-U-M-M-E-R, and nothing beats the sweet flavor of blueberries and raspberries in this easy-to-make, tasty treat on a hot, lazy summer day. (…just don't forget a dollop of ice cream on top)

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Simple Pickling Brine

Simple Pickling Brine - a great way to preserve the flavors of summer -

Make basic pickling brine with this recipe and you can preserve your vegetables to enjoy later.

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Asparagus and Pesto Pasta Salad

Asparagus and Pesto Pasta Salad - use your fresh asparagus harvest -

We're always looking for new and creative ways to use our bounty of asparagus, and this recipe is a winner. The perfect mix of cheesy goodness and savory pesto with a punch of flavor coming from the tomatoes, you won't be able to say no to seconds.

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Scrumptious Strawberry-Banana Smoothie Muffins

Scrumptious Strawberry-Banana Smoothie Muffins - with strawberry butter -

These tasty, moist muffins have a healthy secret … spinach!

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Fresh Salsa Mexicana (Pico de Gallo)

Fresh Salsa Mexicana (Pico de Gallo) - easy to make recipe -

Enjoy this refreshing condiment on tortilla chips, tacos, frittatas, burritos, quesadillas, potatoes and fajitas.

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Strawberry Agua Fresca – A Refreshing Drink

Strawberry Agua Fresca – A Refreshing Drink - A Cinco de Mayo tradition to enjoy any day! -

Aguas frescas are a popular beverage comprised of fruits, seeds or flowers mixed with sugar, lime, and water.

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Corned Beef Grilled Cheese

Corned Beef Grilled Cheese - leftovers never tasted so good -

Transform your leftover corned beef and cabbage into the ultimate comfort food!

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Garlic Parmesan Cauliflower

Garlic Parmesan Cauliflower - a hearty, healthy side dish from just five simple ingredients -

Roasting is one of the most popular ways to prepare cauliflower these days. We take roasted cauliflower to new levels of flavor by combining it with a tempting blend of garlic and Parmesan cheese, to create a side dish that will complement just about any main course.

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Bacon and Balsamic Brussels Sprouts

Bacon and Balsamic Brussels Sprouts - sure to become a family favorite -

Roasting is a great way to bring out the rich flavor of brussels sprouts and retain their crisp texture. A touch of bacon and balsamic transforms this humble vegetable to a comfort-food favorite.

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Marshmallow & Pecan Topped Sweet Potato Bake

Marshmallow & Pecan Topped Sweet Potato Bake - a nutty twist on a traditional holiday favorite -

Be sure to make plenty because these baked sweet potatoes covered with melting marshmallows and a sprinkling of pecans are sure to have your family coming back for second helpings!

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Chestnut Appetizer

Chestnut Appetizer - incredibly easy hors d’oeuvres or party snack -

Crunchy water chestnuts wrapped with crispy bacon are the perfect any-occasion appetizer.

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Light and Creamy Potato Salad

Light and Creamy Potato Salad - lighten up -

A healthy variation on the cookout classic, this potato salad utilizes low-fat buttermilk and light mayonnaise.

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Best Ever Garden Veggie Quesadillas

Best Ever Garden Veggie Quesadillas - use fresh vegetables from your garden -

Quesadillas are a cinch to make and their flavor can't be beat when you make them with garden fresh vegetables.

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Vegetable Cream Cheese

Vegetable Cream Cheese - rich & tasty appetizer -

A great basic recipe for all of your dipping needs!

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Chocolate Mint Frosting

Chocolate Mint Frosting - decadent frosting with a hint of mint -

This creamy frosting is an easy way to make your cake stand out.

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Spiced-up Deviled Eggs

Spiced-up Deviled Eggs - with curry & hot sauce -

If you and your guests love spicy foods, then kick it up a notch with this lively twist on a classic recipe.

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Chile Cornbread

Chile Cornbread - made with whole corn and diced peppers -

Cornbread gets a fresh take with the addition of whole corn and diced peppers. Use mild or spicy peppers, in red or green, for a kick of flavor and a festive presentation.

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