Well actually..we kinda do....

I am a vegan. Well I'm a lot of things but its one of the many tags I've attached to myself over the years. Now I am normally the easy going vegan. I'm not the sort to explain in graphic detail the life and death of your chicken sandwich over lunch. Nor will I refuse to eat with meat eaters, criticise their eating habits or push my own beliefs on others. Until today...... ...more

A couple of years ago:


Eggplant Sauce

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Monday Dose of Market: Vendors at the Denver Indoor Farmers Market

Last week, I was so taken in with the baby chicks for sale at Denver Urban Homesteading’s Indoor Farmers’ Market, that I didn’t post pictures of other vendors from the market.  There is a surprising amount of variety for February!  While fresh veggies are in short supply, vendors like Ginger’s Gourmet had the good sense to put up concoctions like zucchini relish last summer....more

Down and Dirty

Getting my hands dirty Welcome to the first decent weekend we've had since last October! and what do we do on decent weekends? We work in our gardens! Introducing Garden 2010 Update 1!! ...more

kumquats in honey-ginger syrup

Chef Michael Giletto Showcases Culinary Expertise & Christopher Ranch Love At James Beard Foundation

Give a warm welcome to guest blogger, Amber; my fellow cohort at the Ranch. I'm playing hooky from the blog today. Trying to find a way to get myself to Vancouver or New Orleans this weekend... ...more

Culinary Students Win Big in Christopher Ranch Garlic Gridiron Challenge

Like the New Orleans Saints, the 2010 Super Bowl victor, Christopher Ranch Roasted Garlic & Blue Cheese Crab Dip scored the winning touchdown in this year’s Christopher Ranch Garlic Gridiron Challenge. ...more

Julie & Julia Round 3: Healthiest Garlic Pizza Ever

I absolutely love pizza. I mean, I luh-uhve pizza. Unfortunately, I largely attribute my 40-lb. weight gain in college to my incessant pizza crushing, so I'm always a little weary when I'm confronted with a big, greasy, cheesy, scrumptious slice. When it comes to pizza chowing, I'm akin to Old School's Frank the Tank - once I start, I can't stop. ...more

Happy Heart Month...Keep It Happy With California Heirloom Garlic

Valentines aren’t the only hearts receiving recognition throughout February. February, dubbed "American Heart Month" since 1963, is a month dedicated to raising awareness of heart health and mitigating cardiovascular disease; the number one killer in the U.S. ...more

It's Winter: Plan Right Now for a Successful Summer Garden

I stand at my window on a cool, damp January day, beginning the important first step of gardening: planning. At the moment, the garden beds harbor perennial plants storing up moisture and energy for the next year's growth. The lawn is bright green with a weedy annual grass that will die with the first hint of temperatures over 80 degrees. Weeds are dominating both the lawn and garden beds. ...more
@cathych Hi there cathych! I love home gardening as well. I put up post this morning that has ...more