Welcome to Kitchen Food Garden, which explores new trends in the world of food and gardening. Read My Blog Here.
Hi, I’m Mark Hubbard. I grow food in my home garden, buy produce and meats from farmer’s markets, and prepare fresh dishes using the best local foods I can find. When writing about gardening and food, I draw upon science, generational wisdom and life experience. My goal in creating Kitchen Food Garden is to inspire others to become great gardeners and cooks.
Discover how Kitchen Food Garden can help you grow, preserve and cook your favorite foods from your own garden and local farms near you. My focus is on the kitchen, the garden, and the healthy foods that help families and communities thrive.
The following categories will help you find what you’re looking for:
Recipes. Find a multitude of recipes that use fresh ingredients to make the most flavorful and satisfying dishes for your family’s table. Kitchen Food Garden offers many original recipes, while also linking to other classic recipe sites from around the world. Bon Appetite! Popular Recipes: Roasted Asparagus with Almond Slivers, Bronzed Salmon in Butter Wine Caper Sauce, Caprese Salad with Mozzarella Pearls.
Kitchen Tools and Tips. Learn more about the latest tools and tips to help you in the kitchen. You’ll find information on sharpening knives and preserving foods, as well as recommendations on new kitchen tools and cookware. Popular Posts: Best Cookbooks for 2012, Canning Homemade Salsa, Poach Pods for Poaching Eggs, Five Tips for Keeping Your Knives Sharp.
Garden Tools and Tips. Find tips on growing garden vegetables, keeping a healthy organic lawn and using some of the latest tools and software apps to plan and grow your garden. Organic gardening methods are emphasized. Popular Posts: Three Tips for Planting Peas, The One Garden Tool You Need This Spring, Companion Planting: Three Web Sites to Help the Home Gardener, Aerating Your Lawn.
Weekend Almanac. Take the guesswork out of planting, harvesting and preserving your garden bounty. Find out what to do in the garden and kitchen this weekend (or next). The Kitchen Food Garden Weekend Almanac features seasonal tips about planting, harvesting, freezing and canning foods from your garden. Popular Posts: Grow Sweet Alyssum to Control Garden Pests, Checking Your Garden Irrigation System, Tune Up Your Grill for Summer.
New Trends in Food & Gardening. Find out more about the farm to fork movement, wild food, urban farming and school gardens. Celebrate food heroes that promote local gardens and teach young people from low-income communities how to grow and cook their own food. Popular Posts: Food Gone Wild!, Find Local Food from Farms in Your Area, Portrait of a Food Hero, Supporting School Gardens and Farm-to-School Programs.
Images. Hey, sometimes you’re tired of reading and you just want to look at nice pictures. Feast your eyes on inspiring photos of flowers, food and garden plants. Have fun! Popular Images: Tigers and Devils in the Garden!, Strawberry Season in Oregon, Crocuses and Daffodils, Colorful Eggs, Heirloom Carrots.
So take a look around, and if you like what you see, please share it with a friend! Thanks, and have fun in the kitchen and the garden!
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