How to Grow Tomatoes

There is almost no greater gardening joy than plucking a tomato off the vine and tossing it in your mouth when it’s still warm from the sun. I adore growing my own tomatoes, though I wasn’t always great at it. My tomato plants were leggy and didn’t produce much fruit because I didn’t know what…

Cucumber Tomato Dill Salad

This salad is so damn good. I’m not a huge dill fan but it’s perfect here, and gives it such a different flavor. This salad tastes fresh and healthy and is a great side dish. This would also be delicious tossed with some lemony orzo for a heartier lunch! Photos by Darling¬†Photography¬† This is hardly…

Tomato and Mozzarella Skewers

Also known as caprese salad on a stick, this is one of the many appetizers I regularly make that hardly requires a recipe. Since I made three different skewers, I only prepared one of these per guest and had a ton of tomatoes and mozzarella balls leftover. Make as many as you want! This is…

Raised Bed Garden Update

Here are some photo updates on my raised bed vegetable garden. Did you know that planting things such as garlic, onions, and herbs will flavor plants growing nearby?