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    Seed to Fork

    Today we’re visiting Meg Cowden’s garden. We live in the western Twin Cities of Minnesota and enjoy a short and intense growing season. We relish pushing the season to its…

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    Celebrate the Last Harvests of Summer

    Niki Jabbour, the veggie-gardening wizard (and author of several terrific books on gardening) from Halifax, Nova Scotia, sent in these gorgeous photos of her last of the summer harvests from…

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    Summer Bounty

    It's that time of year when we are reaping the harvest--benefiting from all of our earlier hard labor--and approaching a vegetable glut! Hot weather makes us want to cook less,…

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    When I think of favorite summer produce--tomatoes, corn and peaches top my list. I eat tomatoes and peaches every single day--and corn almost daily. Though we enjoy them most now--it…

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    Celebrate with the Last of Summer’s Bounty and Welcome Fall!

    With this end of season approaching, the garden peaks, roadside stands and farmers’ markets are brimming over with fresh produce. At this point we are taking summer ripe tomatoes for…

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    Three Sisters Saute

    Here is a dish to enjoy right now! Squash, beans, and corn are crops that are often grown together in the southwestern U.S. and are commonly referred to by Native…

  • Kitchen Gardening

    How Do You Know When to Harvest Sweet Corn?

    The day will come when you'll find yourself looking up at corn stalks which are now taller than you and wondering if the time is right to snap those ears…

  • Kitchen Gardening

    How to Freeze Corn

    Nothing compares to corn fresh out of the garden, but here's how to freeze corn for the winter.

  • Kitchen Gardening

    Controlling Cucumber Beetles

    Adult cucumber beetles and their larval form, the corn rootworm, can wreak havoc with corn, squash, sweet potatoes, and the leaves of legumes. Fortunately for the gardener, there are several…

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    Zucchini with Roasted Peppers, Corn, and Cream (Calabacitas con Crema)

    Roasted poblano chiles and cream—one of the showstoppers of Mexican cuisine—welcomes zucchini and corn into the classic mix. As is, it’s an unbeatable taco filling; with grilled or broiled chicken,…

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