Read more about the article It’s Kale Season!
Kale varieties include Siberian, Lacinato, Red Russian, Scarlet, Vates Blue Curly and Tronchuda Beira.

It’s Kale Season!

In honor of our first kale harvest (albeit the lower leaves of each young kale plant), I want to celebrate the start of kale season with recipes. Fall is my favorite growing season, mainly because kale grows without attracting aphids.

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Podcast: Asian Vegetables with Wendy Kiang-Spray

Back in April we spoke with a fellow Great Grow Along speaker, Wendy Kiang-Spray about growing and cooking with Asian vegetables. Wendy is the author of The Chinese Kitchen Garden: Growing Techniques and Family Recipes for a Classic Cuisine. She's a speaker and inspirational garden blogger, and she just lived through the cicada emergence in Maryland.

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Read more about the article Recipe: Sourdough Chocolate Chip Cookies
The finished sourdough chocolate chip cookies are delicious and satisfying.

Recipe: Sourdough Chocolate Chip Cookies

When I posted a photo of these Sourdough Chocolate Chip Cookies on social media, there were a number of requests for the recipe. Bread makers are always looking for ways to use sourdough discard, and this is one of the best. It involves an extra step, but it's worth it.

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Read more about the article Recipe: Sourdough Soft Pretzels
The finished product is better than any movie house rubbery pretzel.

Recipe: Sourdough Soft Pretzels

I must confess, I could honestly live off movie popcorn and soft pretzels. Thank the stars I have a garden to keep me healthy. But if your pandemic obsession with sourdough hasn't yet kicked open the door to other tasty treats, let me tempt you with this recipe for sourdough soft pretzels.

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Read more about the article Homemade Corn Tortillas
Our new Uno Casa tortilla press (sent for review by Uno Casa).

Homemade Corn Tortillas

We love scratch cooking here at Gardenerd, and when the folks at Uno Casa found out, they sent us an 8" cast iron tortilla press to test out. The kit came with a recipe book and we immediately glaumed onto the notion of making cilantro lime corn tortillas. Excitement built.

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