Category Archives: Recipes

Persimmon Sauce Recipe

persimmon pulp

Persimmons are currently in season here in Southern California. Having never been a big fan I tried to concoct a recipe I would like. This is what I came up with. Ingredients 3 ripe persimmons 3 garlic cloves 4 tsp Bragg’s Liquid Amino (a soy sauce substitute) a dash of sesame oil 1 minced jalapeno […]

Growing Sweet Potato from a Sweet Potato

sweet potato

Sweet Potatoes are one of those vegetables I never liked until I started growing it. Turns out, the orange and purple varieties are super nutritious due to high amounts of anti-oxidants. Eat your colors they say. “Sweet potatoes with orange flesh are richest in beta-carotene. Sweet potatoes with purple flesh are richer in anthocyanins. Beta-carotene […]

The Edible Backyard Vegetable Garden

My long awaited gardening book, The Edible Backyard Vegetable Garden (including 35 Recipes), has finally been published. As a special discount for all of you, I am offering the e-book free of charge for five days beginning April 4th. Simply use the link above between April 4th and April 8th and you can download the book […]

Escarole Recipes

Escarole is a winter green in the lettuce family and a close relative to endive and radicchio. Its leave are curly, slightly bitter and “meatier” than ordinary lettuce leaves. It can be eaten raw as a part of a green salad or chopped into soups and stews. Here are some sample recipes: 1. Straciatella with Escarole 2. Grilled […]

Zucchini Noodles aka Zoodles

Summertime means excess zucchini. If you’re looking for new recipes then try this- zoodles. Zoodles are strands of zucchini cut in the shape of pasta noodles. They are highly nutritious, gluten free, and much less caloric than regular spaghetti noodles. To make your zoodles you will need a spiralizer (google it). These can range from […]