Because it’s winter, and making and giving food this time of year is so satisfying, I’ll share one of my favorite recipes. Meet carrot-orange marmalade, made with only four ingredients: organic lemons, oranges, carrots and sugar. Simmer on stovetop until thick, yet also tests on a candy thermometer at 220F. Pack into decorative French marmalade […]
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.
It’s the only one left. I spend a lot of time thinking about this old tree, the trunk twisted and hollow, and who might have planted her a hundred years ago. Winter storms have had their way with the others yet despite the odds, this bumper crop is keeping me busy making sauce and apple […]
Every gardener has favorites, and Kiss-me-over-the-garden-gate, or Polygonum orientale is mine. An heirloom flower, it grows at the entrance to the kitchen garden, yet equally dramatic along a garden garden. The seeds originated in China, yet has been a mainstay in American heirloom flower gardens for over a century and the bees adore it. The […]