Category Archives: in the kitchen

you say courgette, I say zucchini

I picked my first two zucchini yesterday!  Once they start producing they grow fast.  At our community garden some zucchini plants have been producing for at least a couple of weeks now.  I saw one of mine a couple of … Continue reading

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kohlrabi in the raw

My kohlrabi has been doing great!  Kohlrabi is part of cabbage family and it grows above ground.  Some describe the taste as a broccoli stem or cabbage heart – but I think jicama and mild radish.  Kohlrabi should be harvested … Continue reading

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when life gives you sour cherries… make whiskey

I was telling someone about the fate of my swiss chard and he shared that he was planting some fruit trees.  Got on the topic of sour cherries, they seem to be a rare find in Columbus, OH.  He said, … Continue reading

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strawberry rhubarb jam

I launched my 2010 canning season by making some strawberry rhubarb jam.  I got my strawberries at Urbana’s Market on the Square in Illinois.  But by the time I made the rounds and came back for the rhubarb, they were … Continue reading

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