Gardening

Kim on April 23rd, 2014

I had the good fortune of picking up 8 lb. flats of strawberries for just $5.00 each (I know! Can you believe it?!), so I tried a new product for easy freezer jam. It was SO EASY, you’d almost have to call it “Freezer Jam for Dummies.” I’m not opposed to dumbing down kitchen tasks […]

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Kim on July 16th, 2010

It’s zucchini harvest time, and if you’re tired of your standard zucchini bread recipe, this is the recipe to pull you from your rut.  I love zucchini bread and I have tried recipes that include everything from bananas to chocolate, but this zucchini bread recipe (from my friend, Tammy) is my definitive favorite. Even with […]

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Kim on February 22nd, 2010

I just joined a co-op for fresh produce, and I can’t wait to get my first batch!  I thought I would share a great resource from the co-op site, a chart to help us store and prolong the life of fresh produce. The site also has instructions for making fruit leather.  I’ll have to try […]

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Kim on May 27th, 2009

Here are my “trash can potatoes!”  I just wanted to follow up and show that the method is apparently working so far.  I am so excited!  Now that the vines have reached the tops of the cans, it’s time to trellis them.  As our Southern Utah heat turns up, my challenge is keeping the soil […]

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Kim on May 14th, 2009

There is something very fulfilling about planting a seed and seeing it slowly erupt from the seemingly lifeless soil.  My humble garden is starting to take off and I am simply giddy.  We built our home about 3 years ago and have never completed the backyard landscaping, so this year I decided to plant our […]

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