A New Old Method of Gardening

A New Old Method of Gardening

. I just watched a movie called Back to Eden, which shows an easy, organic, almost too good to be true method of gardening based on the way Nature does things. It’s the kind of thing where you go, Duh…why didn’t I think of that? Simply put, you heavily mulch your garden with wood...

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How to Grow Lemongrass

How to Grow Lemongrass

I wrote a guest blog post on author and gardener Cherie Foster Colburn’s blog. Consider growing lemongrass if you want something that is very low maintenance, grows fast, and works to flavor food and beverages. Plus you can start plants from the stuff you buy at the grocery store. Read the blog post to...

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Sorry, You Can Only Try Two Ice Cream Flavors!

Sorry, You Can Only Try Two Ice Cream Flavors!

I read an interesting article today about some ice cream shops. It seems customers take too long to decide what to order, and they ask for too many samples. So some shops are enforcing a two sample limit. Heck, yeah, it would be hard to choose from Black Sesame Ice Cream, Azuki Ice Cream,...

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Why You Can’t Make Ice Cream Like the Stores Can

Why You Can’t Make Ice Cream Like the Stores Can

I just read another article about how the commercial ice cream manufacturers make ice cream. In particular, how they have their freezers set up. The University of Delaware’s UDairy Creamery has three different freezers. Each is set at a different temperature, to achieve a different effect. One for churning, one for hardening, and one...

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Product Review Ice Cream Scoop by Oxo

Product Review Ice Cream Scoop by Oxo

I have a couple ice cream scoops that I use for everyday. And a bunch that I got for testing when I did research when writing my ice cream book, The New Scoop: Recipes for Dairy-Free, Vegan Ice Cream in Unusual Flavors (Plus Some Old Favorites.) I’ve tried the ones with anti-freezing agent in...

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Grilled Green Beans

Grilled Green Beans

One of the best (and luckiest) things I did in Austin for this year’s annual Herb Society of America’s annual educational conference was to order the grilled beans at Condessa Restaurant. It’s an upscale Mexican restaurant, just across the bridge from the hotel where the conference was held. It was slamming busy, but the...

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Vegan Ice Cream Cookbook

Greens Reusable Fabric Tote

Fun Animal Poems, Facts, and Activities for Kids

Learn about Hawaii while you draw

A Gratefulness Journal with Prompts

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