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This American Plate is a lifestyle blog focusing on everything related to food, including recipes, dining experience reviews, dinner tablescapes, and vegetable and herb gardening. I’m glad to have you here, so please take your time. There’s no need to rush. 🙂 Be sure to follow This American Plate on Facebook, Instagram and Feedly.
- May 21, 2015Container gardening is an activity that I really enjoy. What I enjoy most is my wild attempt to try to grow as much as I can in a small space. Let me tell you, it’s amazing what you can grown in a 3 x 6 space and smaller. This year I have a lot of veggies and herbs in small to large pots, but to keep some floor space I moved some of the pots to a large plastic shelf tucked in a corner. But enough about that… Since I started my seed in early April, I now have ever-growing tomatoes, cilantro, sweet ... Read more »
- May 21, 2015I love the photo of this cluster of tomatoes that are growing quickly in my garden. Read more »
- May 8, 2015I searched the Internet for a Tuna Cake recipe. I found many, but most were too complex. I took the best components of each to create my own rendition. Read more »
- April 10, 2015Last weekend, I got my container garden planted with flowers, veggies, and herbs and they are growing nicely. I plan to include some posts about my gardening adventures soon, but here’s a sneak peak of what’s going on in my garden so far. Read more »
- March 22, 2015Spring is here, and markets and gardens will soon be filled with fruit, vegetables and herbs in hues of red, orange, purple, green and yellow. I am excited for the growth to begin this spring, especially what’s to come in my little container garden. This year I’m trying to grow a few new veggies this spring/summer including tomatillos, thai round purple eggplant and Tom Thumb peas all from Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Co, a pretty awesome non-GMO seed company in Missouri. Speaking of foods you can grow in the garden… I love fruit, especially blueberries and strawberries. I recently baked a “galette”, a French term ... Read more »