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Zucchini Pancakes

by on July 24, 2012

Tweet  The recipe for Zucchini Pancakes is very flexible. Ingredients: About two cups of grated zucchini, well squeezed out. Few (2 or 3) tablespoons of flour A beaten egg A few tablespoons of parmesan cheese. Directions: Mixe up all the ingredients Fry in a combination of olive oil and butter and keep warm in oven […]


Tweet Growing up, July 4th was always about water-skiing, good food, and great music.   I haven’t been water skiing in a while, but I still love great BBQ and great music.   Below are 5 herbs that will inspire your July 4th fest. MINT:  Throw some watermelon (seeds removed) in a blender with a handful of […]

The best part about growing herbs at home is that it is a great source of inspiration for dinner. My cilantro was flowering and it needed to be used. I had also been wanting to use the lemon verbena growing in my yard. Out of those two needs grew this delicious recipe!


Cabbage for Money

by on December 29, 2011

Tweet In New Orleans, you must eat cabbage along with black-eyed peas to start your year off right. Cabbage symbolizes money (and prosperity), so as tradition goes, the more cabbage you eat on New Year’s day, the fatter your wallet will grow. Besides bringing prosperity, cabbage is great for the cleansing the liver (great after […]


TweetBY VALENTINA KENNEY WEIN Winter, spring, summer or fall, I love backyard farming! And even more than that, I love to cook with foods from my miniature backyard farm!