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by Engrid Winslow At last, the bounty of your summer garden is at its peak and you can gather all of those glorious tomatoes, peppers, eggplants, corn, chard, kale, summer squash, onions and other vegetables to enjoy at their freshest and most flavorful. But, ahem, some of us may plant more than we can eat in […]


American Caprese Salad

From the Kitchen of Engrid Winslow This quick and easy take on the classic Caprese salad makes excellent use of the fresh tomatoes from your garden. It’s especially pretty when you use a variety of colored, heirloom, beefsteak tomatoes such as Cherokee Purple, Aunt Ruby’s German Green and Yellow Brandywine. Serves 4 1 TBL extra […]


What is bee pollen?

By Greta Dupuis If you are a gardener or just love spending time around flowering plants you may have noticed some frequent visitors, bees. Most bees spend their days flying in search of nectar and pollen. At this point you may be wondering: what’s the difference between pollen and nectar? Nectar is a sugary liquid […]