Lasagna Recipe with Homegrown & Homemade Sauce

One of the best things about gardening is the ability to grow your own food. It’s even better when you can save the food that you’ve grown & enjoy it months later when your garden has gone to sleep under layers of snow. It’s a yearly tradition of mine to make my own tomato sauce…

Cast Iron Pizza Recipe with Garden-Fresh Ingredients

I have been making homemade pizzas since I was a child, so I consider myself to be a bit of a pizza-making expert (check out my basil, pepperoni & mushroom pizza recipe). I usually make pizzas in a standard pizza pan, but I also like using a deep dish pan (I am from the Chicago…

Basil up Your Pizza: Pepperoni, Mushroom & Basil Pizza Recipe

Like a lot of people, I have been making homemade pizzas since I was a kid. Who doesn’t have fun putting together the perfect customized pie? But it was just a few years ago when I realized the power that homegrown basil brings to a pizza. I love a good Neopolitan pizza, but I also…

Mouthwateringly Good Grilled Cheeseburgers with Homegrown Tomatoes & Basil Recipe

It’s national cheeseburger day & it’s also the last week of summer. Celebrate this glorious day & these last few days of summer by throwing a couple of burgers on the grill. Burgers have always been my favorite food & grilling them over charcoal on a Weber grill is just a taste that cannot be…

Fresh from the Garden Tomato Sauce Recipe

One of the greatest joys of gardening is being able to cook the food that you grow and share it with others. Tomato sauce is super easy to make, though it can take quite a bit of prep work. However, once you taste this sauce all that prep work won’t matter a single bit. Read…