Kitchen Garden Recipes
Seasonal recipes from the garden to table. Ellen Ecker Ogden's recipes using garden-fresh vegetables, herbs, and fruits feature beautiful photography.
Putting Food By is the title of a book about preserving the summer harvest season, written by three authors who were experts in the art. It was how I learned, and I still follow the precise guidelines for hot water baths to sterilize jars and add vinegar to make tomatoes more acidic. A hundred years […]
This time of year, when bird migration and mating have slowed down the visible activity of the birds in your backyard, you may be wondering what’s next. Bridget Butler, aka Bird Diva, wants you to put down your binoculars and listen. “Find that sweet spot in your yard, get quiet, and close your eyes.“ she says. Hers is […]
Above my drawing desk is a postcard of a garden in Colonial Williamsburg depicting a classic four-square parterre, defined by boxwood circular brick paths, two white benches, and an orderliness that reflects a simple design. The faded postcard from Colonial Williamsburg inspired my own Parterre. Visiting Colonial Williamsburg today, you will be greeted by gardeners […]
It’s been hard to know what to write these past 10 days, immersed in the news and the sorrow that is deeply felt around the world. Last week, when I learned sunflowers are the national flower of Ukraine, it seemed okay to share a few synchronized photos of a sunflower that grew in my garden […]