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Fall Cooking Classes

To Register for Classes: Contact Barbara at [email protected] Class size limited to 10, so don’t delay! We are located 5 miles east of Asheville in Haw Creek   Locally grown heirloom pumpkins Aunt Barb’s Thanksgiving Pies     Wednesday, November 16, 6:00-9:00 $10 This one is an “Aunt Barb” class, meaning […]

fig ripening trick

Emergency Miracle Fig Ripening Trick

Here’s what your September figs ought to look like. This is a Celeste fig. I’ve had the tree for 10 years and it’s just now producing yummy figs. But, if your fig tree is full of little green knobby figs that will surely succumb to frost before ripening, I have […]

Caramel Onion Pie

Last night, five of my young-ish friends invited me to a progressive garden dinner they were hosting in their vintage West Asheville neighborhood. We bicycled to four urban bungalows and enjoyed a course at each with wine and garden tours. All the food was prepared by these professional bakers out […]

July Cooking Classes

Hey! The gardens are in full swing with all this wet and warm weather. Perfect for picking, cooking and eating. See you soon I hope! Garden to Picnic Table                     Wednesday, July 6, 6:00-9:00 $45 Blackberry mint mojitos and crunchy pan-fried squash blossoms stuffed with garlic scape pesto and local chevre […]