Archive for 'Recipes' Category

Sage Advice

Nov 29th, 2012 by The Gustatory Gardener | 0

One of my favorite herbs growing in the garden is sage.  There are many reasons to it – only one of which is its wonderful flavor.  This beautifully aromatic perennial herb isn’t just for Thanksgiving stuffing.  It adds personality to a number of dishes  including meats, soups and stews or even a beautiful garnish when […]

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Stock on Hand – Veggies to Keep Around for Great Basic Meals

Jun 28th, 2012 by The Gustatory Gardener | 0

I’m not a planner, and most my meals are created on the fly.  Between my garden and Bountiuful Baskets, the produce co-op I belong to I always have plenty of fruits and veggies around.  And when certain items are overflowing, I either freeze, can or dehydrate. My favorite stock items for the freezer are tomatoes, onions […]

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Rat tail Radishes – How to Grow and What to Do with Them

Jun 18th, 2012 by The Gustatory Gardener | 2

Unlike the average “edible root” radishes we are all used to seeing, rat-tail radishes are unique in a couple of ways. One, rather than eating the root, we eat the crisp, zesty seed pods from these plants.  And secondly, rat-tail radishes thrive in the summer heat, unlike their cool weather-loving cousins. This being my first […]

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Baking with Edible Flowers
Almost too Pretty to Eat

May 3rd, 2012 by The Gustatory Gardener | 5

Beautiful cookie recipe using edible pansy flowers when baking.

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Grow Tomatoes in Arizona

Apr 11th, 2012 by The Gustatory Gardener | 2

Tomatoes are one of the most popular garden plants and grow well in Arizona. Get tips on growing tomatoes and recipe for roasted tomato and basil “Caprese” mini muffuns.

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