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From the garden to the grill—or your cocktail glass, growing your own food adds a fresh new take on backyard parties. Grow your own herbs for garden party drinks…taking your fresh tomatoes and herbs & making homemade salsa for the 4th of July BBQ, etc.
 
 
 
 

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From garden to the table, get tips and inspiration for growing your own food and delicious recipes for using up your harvest, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell. We've also partnered with our friends at Better Homes & Gardens to bring you edible gardening advice and garden plans.
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How to Turn Any Herb Into Pesto

Submitted by admin on Thu, 07/05/2018 - 11:37

I’ve been spending a lot of time with my freezer lately. This time of year, the berry farm is beckoning with its fruit-laden bushes, my garden is overflowing with vegetables and my herbs are growing much faster than I can eat them.

13 of the easiest herbs and vegetables to grow

With so much fresh food for the picking right now, I’ve been saving much of it in my freezer for less plentiful times (winter!).

How to freeze 16 summer fruits and vegetables

The Fastest Way to Cook Corn

Submitted by admin on Tue, 06/19/2018 - 10:50
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Garlic Butter Campfire Corn

These Veggie Crust Ideas Are the Best Healthy Base for Your Quiche

Sponsored by Hillshire Farm® Brand

The delicious decadence of a perfectly flaky, crisp crust is undeniable—but if you're craving something a little more nutritious, we're here to tell you there's another option: a crust made mostly with vegetables. While its texture isn't the same as the classic version, a veggie crust can add irresistible flavor to quiche, and it allows you to skip over the time-consuming steps of chilling, rolling and crimping dough. And did we mention our version is gluten-free? Give it a try with these step-by-step instructions.

Healthy Summer Picnic Ideas to Pack Up for Dinner Tonight

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The warm weather and long days are just begging you to lay out a blanket and do dinner outside. No-cook picnic dinners are perfect when it's too hot to turn on the stove.

Garden Party Decoration Ideas Featuring Fresh Herbs

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Photos: AJ Ragasa (Glasswing)

The Ultimate Outdoor Garden-Party Menu for Summer Entertaining

Sponsored by Hillshire Farm® Brand

The expression "FOMO" (fear of missing out) doesn't even cover it, when it comes to how I feel about taking advantage of seasonal produce during the summer months. Hysterically obsessive would be a more apt way to describe how I feel about summer fruit and veggies! There is just too much to enjoy. Farms and gardens are simply bursting with gorgeous fresh produce, and I cannot get enough of it!

How to Spiralize Cabbage for the Easiest Crowd-Pleasing Coleslaw

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Cabbage Slaw