Here are the top reasons that everyone should start their own backyard garden | Tasting Everything

Why Everyone Should Start a Backyard Garden

  Why on earth should I start a backyard garden? Simple! So you can have access to the best produce available. Produce that you’ve grown yourself. Because knowing what can grow and how and when it can grow will improve every meal you make. Because you should have some food available to you and your family […]

Homemade pancetta!! It's a success | Tasting Everything http://tastingeverything.com

Happiness & Homemade Charcuterie

  What a fantastic couple of weeks around here!   It’s so fun getting busier and busier as the days get warmer. I’ve done a ton of cool events lately, including some great meals at a couple of wineries, I put together some meals for very exhausted new parents who are so happy and grateful not to have to deal with […]

Incredibly easy parsley tea! A simple use for extra parsley that's full of vitamins and antioxidants and even reduces bloating! | Tasting Everything

Super Healthy Cleansing Parsley Tea: Fresh Tea Leaves for Health!

  There’s a parsley bush in the backyard. Seriously. It’s like a short, squat, and dense privacy wall. The cat is using it as a fortress from which to ambush vagrant birds.     Parsley is one of those herbs that is fantastic to have around, but easy to have too much of. It’s usually inexpensive to […]

from the garden

Olive Oil Preserved Eggplant and Oven Dried Tomatoes: 2 Recipes

I just had the most fantastic backyard garden summer harvest, and I needed to come up with a couple of recipes to preserve the copious amounts of eggplant, tomatoes, peppers, and fresh herbs that I gathered. (These recipes are gluten free, of course. I probably don’t need to mention that in every post, but I often […]

GF Pappardelle with Pesto

Herb Puree (aka Green Puree): a Recipe

The recipe for this herb puree needs its own post because it and variations on it are useful all the time. This one has basil and parsley, but this basic idea is great whenever you want to use any herb flavor–from cilantro (awesome on soups, corn salad and on tacos, especially when you do a […]

A simple and fun recipe for pickled peppers that are great on everything! | Tasting Everything

Pickled Peppers

Pickled peppers, well, any pickled vegetable really, are some of my favorite things to add to a meal. They could really be classified as one of those “secret ingredients” that I just love to throw into a dish to just completely change the flavor of the whole thing. Adding a few pickled peppers, or maybe some […]