Recipes from the Garden – Radish Toast

This is the perfect, simple, recipe to enjoy at summer’s end due to radishes being a cool season crop. This means that radishes thrive in cooler weather. If the weather is too hot your radishes will increase in spice and may develop a tough texture. We like to plant radishes in late April and earlyContinue reading “Recipes from the Garden – Radish Toast”

Recipes from the Garden- Rhubarb Lemonade

Beat the summer heat with this refreshing drink. As you sip this lemonade, you’ll taste tart citrus and earthy rhubarb at the back of your palate. If you’d like a stronger rhubarb flavor at the forefront, increase the total rhubarb up to 4 cups. It’s fun to experiment and see which ratio is your favorite.Continue reading “Recipes from the Garden- Rhubarb Lemonade”

Recipes from the Garden – Carrot Top Pesto

Carrots and greens are some of the first crops ready for harvesting in spring because they can be planted before the growing season’s last frost. After you eat your carrots, don’t let those carrot tops go to waste! Americans waste about 40% of their food and food sent to the landfill releases potent greenhouse gasesContinue reading “Recipes from the Garden – Carrot Top Pesto”

Recipes from the Garden- Strawberry Rhubarb Galettes

Spring is here! For those living in Colorado, that could either mean hot and sunny days, thunderstorms, or one final blizzard. Embrace the duality of spring in Colorado with Strawberry Rhubarb Galettes. This sweet treat balances the coziness that baking brings while incorporating the bright flavors of strawberry and rhubarb that remind us of theContinue reading “Recipes from the Garden- Strawberry Rhubarb Galettes”

Recipes from the Garden – Lilac Simple Syrup

What is more quintessentially spring than the early blooms of lilac flowers? Lilacs are some of the first spring flowers to bloom which provide essential nectar for our pollinators and fill the air with their sweet fragrance. Lilac shrubs are often used as ornamental privacy barriers in the urban landscape and sport both purple andContinue reading “Recipes from the Garden – Lilac Simple Syrup”

Recipes from the Garden – Roasted Acorn Squash Farro Risotto

As we get deeper into the fall months and snow (hopefully!) begins to fall across the state, we can’t help but have our minds turn to one dish and one dish only using our final winter squash harvests – soup! However, making soup from winter squash seemed a little too predictable, so we decided toContinue reading “Recipes from the Garden – Roasted Acorn Squash Farro Risotto”

Recipes from the Garden – Green Tomato & Red Chili Salsa

One of our least favorite parts of today’s modern food system is the amount of food waste we create each year. In an attempt to lessen the tonnage of food that gets thrown away, we try to utilize every last edible parcel that comes out of our garden. This year, our tomatoes and peppers wereContinue reading “Recipes from the Garden – Green Tomato & Red Chili Salsa”

Recipes from the Garden – Butternut Squash & Goat Cheese Ravioli

As the colder weather starts to roll in and the leaves continue to change, what we eat seasonally is also changing! Our true summer veggies are well past their last harvest, leaving only the hardy winter crops to choose from. “Winter crops” refers to veggies that can withstand much lower soil and air temperatures withoutContinue reading “Recipes from the Garden – Butternut Squash & Goat Cheese Ravioli”

Recipes from the Garden – Pumpkin Spice Carrot Cake Muffins with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting

It’s officially fall!  If your garden is anything like ours, you’ve now got more carrots than you know what to do with. Luckily, we’ve got the perfect recipe for you. This carrot cake is absolutely delicious, not only because carrots straight from the ground are always better, but because it’s combined with our favorite fallContinue reading “Recipes from the Garden – Pumpkin Spice Carrot Cake Muffins with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting”

Recipes from the Garden – Spaghetti Squash Lasagna

With the recent fall equinox, it’s officially time for us all to admit that summer is coming to an end. With colder temperatures already creeping into the forecast, it’s important to have some delicious comfort food ready for those cold nights! Luckily, our garden has continued to produce some delicious winter squash late into theContinue reading “Recipes from the Garden – Spaghetti Squash Lasagna”