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Zucchini Relish

I’ve mentioned it before, I have zucchini coming out of my ears. I plant the same amount of zucchini plants each summer for some reason this year we have an over abundance of zucchini. I can only grill or stuff so many before I get sick of it. I did make a new zucchini orange […]

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Zucchini Orange Bread

I’m seriously knee deep with zucchini and squash this growing season. Every year I have a good crop but this year it’s amazing. The weather has been perfect, not too hot (most days) and we have been getting plenty of rain which helps. I almost think they grow huge overnight. I check the garden daily […]

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Planting and Harvesting Rhubarb

Growing up in the midwest there were a few foods that I looked forward every growing season, one of them being Rhubarb. If you never heard of it or had a recipe with rhubarb you need to give it a try. Most of the time you will see it in sweet pies, breads, muffins and […]

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5 Uses for Pumpkins

I have something to admit, I am a pumpkin addict. I love all things pumpkin, so much so that I spent 30 minutes in Trader Joes this week searching for all their pumpkin goodies. I was on a mission people, I actually had to laugh at myself when I looked at my cart. If only […]

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Canning Pickles & Other Summer Pickling Favorites

We’ve had a garden for the last 6 years. Each year I try something new but I always have my favorites that I plant, one of those is pickling cucumbers. Yes, there are a lot of different types of cucumbers, ones that are good for making into pickles and ones great for eating fresh. When […]

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Sustainable Gardening Tips

We’ve been gardening for years. Once we moved to the Philadelphia 8 years ago from South Florida we knew that a garden was in our future. We are fortunate to have a large backyard so it made it easy for us to have a nice size garden. When planning our garden we knew from the […]

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Asian Cucumber Salad

One of the best ways I think to use up garden cucumbers is to make a salad. It’s fast and can last for days in the fridge.  I grew up with my mother making the traditional cucumber salad with vinegar, sugar and white onion. I wanted to change things up a bit so I put […]

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