Kale and Couscous Salad

Kale and couscous salad

Kale: From the Kitchen Garden to the Plate

I’ve always thought that a few kale plants in every backyard would go a long way toward solving world hunger. Kale is one of the easiest Brassicas to grow, and it grows prolifically. You can plant kale in the spring and, if you keep picking off leaves as they grow, the… Continue reading

Vegetable Rice Casserole: A recipe from my kitchen garden

Vegetable Rice Casserole from Counting My Chickens

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Vegetable Rice Casserole: The inspiration

The fall garden gave up the rest of its bounty last week.

With six to eight inches of snow in the forecast (it ended up being nine), I harvested the remaining broccoli, cauliflower, and… Continue reading

A Recipe From My Kitchen Garden: Vegetable Fried Rice

Vegetable fried riceOne of my go-to kitchen garden meals any time of the year is vegetable fried rice. The basic ingredients are things I always have on hand: vegetables, rice, and eggs. It’s super easy to pull together, especially if using leftover rice. And, best of all, the basic recipe is easily adapted to whatever… Continue reading