A guide to creating and growing a backyard garden simply and sustainably—from planning to planting to harvest, with profiles of essential vegetables and herbs, ecological tips, and fun and creative projects Growing food in your backyard (or even on a porch or windowsill!) is one of the simplest and most rewarding ways to nourish yourself, [...]
Day: March 9, 2022
Starter Vegetable Gardens, 2nd Edition: 24 No-Fail Plans for Small Organic Gardens
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Best-selling gardening author Barbara Pleasant makes organic vegetable gardening easy, fun, and rewarding with detailed planting and care designs for 24 beginner-friendly gardens. From what to buy, where and when to plant, and how to care for each vegetable, Pleasant encourages readers to start small, grow the food they love, and expand their plant selection as their skills develop. Specially tailored plans focus on what gardeners most want to grow, from the Front-Yard Food Supply to the Marinara Medley, Sweet Corn & Company, and High-Value Verticals. There’s a plan and plant selection to fit every gardener’s passion. Detailed illustrations show how to start small the first year and expand the garden in years two and three, encouraging readers to make food gardening a way of life.
Are you to gardening or an old Pro -this book is for you. Filled with great suggestion and tips for a beautiful…
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Chocolate Mint Candy
2 cups semisweet chocolate chips1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk, divided2 teaspoons vanilla extract6 ounces white candy coating, coarsely chopped2 to 3 teaspoons peppermint extract3 drops green food coloring In a heavy saucepan, melt chocolate chips with 1 cup milk. Remove from the heat; stir in vanilla. Spread half into a waxed paper-lined 8-in. [...]
Baked Egg Plant Parmesan
3 tablespoons melted butter½ cup Corn Flakes cereal crumbs¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese½ teaspoon saltDash of pepper1 small eggplant1 egg, beaten1 cup marinara sauce2 ounces (½ cup) shredded mozzarella cheese Instructions Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C).Pour melted butter into an 11 x 7-inch baking dish. Set aside.Place egg in a shallow dish. Set aside.In a separate shallow dish, combine Corn Flakes crumbs, Parmesan cheese, salt, and pepper. Set aside.Peel [...]