Category Archives: Gardening

Asparagus, chanterelles and fresh basil

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I have been in a rut. My lack of culinary inspiration has been epic this winter. About 3 weeks ago I planted my garden – without fail, inspiration came flooding in. In the last moments before my culinary hibernation this … Continue reading

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quinoa herb salad with brown butter and sage fava beans

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I could live contentedly eating fruit, berries and herbs. Its a toss up which I like best. If you have been following my posts you know that my urban garden is my haven in the city – not only for … Continue reading

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smoked salmon salad with macadamia crusted goat cheese

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Is it possible to have tomato plant envy? We spent this weekend with my in-laws celebrating Fathers’ Day. The festivities included our first harvest – no tomatoes yet but my mother in law (Linda) had the most impressive “first day … Continue reading

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Grow Great Grub by Gayla Trail – book review

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compost… plant… water… seedlings… water… transplants… water… fertilize… harvest… mulch…. let’s not forget eat! It can seem overwhelming to a novice gardener. I’ve been a small space urban gardener for 6 years – I’m only in my second year of … Continue reading

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