Monthly Archives: January 2013

Eat Your Veggies: Carrot Soup Makes It Easy

Quick, name an orange vegetable. Although some of you may have said pumpkin, butternut squash or sweet potato, I suspect most of us went with the carrot. It wasn’t always that way. Carrots can still sometimes be found in their … Continue reading

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A Cabbage Soup Recipe

Cultivated for thousands of years, cabbage is among the most versatile vegetables when it comes to cooking. Be it kimchi, sauerkraut, coleslaw or corned beef and cabbage, this hearty winter crop is an easy “go to” when fresh vegetables choices … Continue reading

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Comfort Food: Whip Up Some Potato Soup

At the end of a long day, sometimes the last thing one wants to do is spend time in the kitchen preparing dinner. Perhaps this explains the popularity of slow cooker recipes. Pot roast, chili, chicken or chops, all do … Continue reading

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Cold Comfort: Ginger Tea Is a Soothing Natural Elixir

Defy the endless stream of flus and colds passed around each winter with a satisfying sip of hot tea. I’m no stranger to the commercially purchased night time, sniffling, sneezing, coughing, aching, stuffy head, fever, knock-me-out-so-I-can sleep-through-this-misery medication, but I … Continue reading

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Sow Cool: Give Your Lawn a Head Start With Dormant Seeding

The snow has come and gone and will likely come again before we shake off the chilly gloom of the season. But temperatures have risen just enough to thaw the winter wonderland, giving homeowners a sad glimpse of what lurks … Continue reading

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Honey Do List: Cooking with Honey

If you’ve been following Kelley Walters’ adventures in beekeeping here on HGTVGardens as I have, you have already glimpsed the magical world of the honeybee and the fusion of art and science necessary to produce the golden elixir coveted by … Continue reading

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Water Bath Canning for Fruit and Veggies

Home vegetable gardening can have a huge impact on eating habits all summer long. Nothing beats being able to fill a basket with beans, squash, tomatoes, what have you, fresh from the yard and heading straight for the kitchen. Eating … Continue reading

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