Dehydrating fresh tomatoes and basil is a great way to preserve the harvest for use throughout the year. I like to do both at once, since my dehydrator has enough room, and the house smells amazing! Dehydrating fresh tomatoes and basil Tomatoes were companion planted with green basil, and they done producing for the season. … Read more
Every summer, I make this beautiful, raspberry tinted opal basil vinegar with the herbs from the garden. It’s a great marinade for flank steaks, or to use on a salad with olive oil. You’ll definitely want some opal basil in your herb garden! What is opal basil? Opal basil is an herb that I grow … Read more
This zucchini bread recipe is so good! The zucchini bread is moist, and full of yummy spices – perfect on its own or slathered with cream cheese – and it it really easy to make. Make this two-loaf recipe now, and pop one loaf in the freezer to enjoy later. Zucchini Bread Recipe Ingredients for … Read more
If you are looking for a quick, raw vegetable summertime lunch, you have got to try this zesty zoodles recipe. If you are not familiar with them, zoodles are “noodles” made from fresh zucchini – made with a special gadget called a spiralizer. Every summer, the garden produces tons (and tons) of zucchini. What I … Read more
Every summer, gardeners everywhere are inundated with huge amounts of zucchini. And sometimes huge amounts of huge zucchini if they weren’t watching the garden every day. Those things can GROW! I have used this recipe for years and years, and tested it on kids aged 2 to 72. Funny that it’s only the adults that … Read more
The clumps of chives in the herb garden are just beginning to blossom, and I’ll be using them to make chive blossom vinegar. This gorgeous pale pink herbal vinegar is so easy to make, and gives salad a subtle hint of onion flavour. What you will need to make Chive Blossom Vinegar: a glass jar – large … Read more
Making your own yogurt is easy and cheaper than buying it from the store.
Want to save money and eat healthier? Start cooking from scratch! With just a little bit of time and effort, you can make delicious, homemade meals that are both cost-effective and nutritious. In this article, I’ll share some of my favorite recipes and show you how you can save hundreds of dollars a year by cooking from scratch.