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  1. Mint Simple Syrup -- Best Mojitos!

    Mint Simple Syrup Pick 1 cup mint leaves and chop Add 1 cup sugar and muddle for 1-2 mintues with a muddler or wooden spoon Combine mint/sugar mix with 1 cup water and heat in medium sauce pan Bring syrup to a boil. Lower heat and simmer for 1-2 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool and sit for 30 minutes Strain syrup...
  2. Salmon Chowder

    INGREDIENTS 4 bacon slices, cut into 1-inch pieces 1 medium onion, chopped 2 celery stalks, cut into ½-inch slices 1 lb red potatoes, cut into 1-inch cubes 1 tsp salt ¼ tsp pepper ½ cup dry white wine ½ cup vegetable broth 2 cups whole milk 1 lb salmon fillet, skinned and cut into 1-inch pieces 2 Tbsp chopped fresh...
  3. Contemporary kitchen design

    Rae shared this photo of her remodeled kitchen that created space for three AeroGardens and shows them off quite nicely.  Remember,  any time you remodel, it's a chance to make room for more!
  4. Chicken Soup with Asparagus, Peas & Dill

    INGREDIENTS 7 cups chicken broth 1 (3-4 lb) whole chicken 4 fresh dill stems (stripped of leaves) plus 3 Tbsp chopped dill leaves ¾ lb asparagus, trimmed and thinly sliced diagonally, leaving tips intact 1½ cups frozen baby green peas Salt and pepper Preparation Makes about 6½ cups Simmer broth with whole chicken for about 45 minutes. Add dill stems...
  5. Lotsa peppers

    Josie-Lynn shared this photo of her thriving sweet pickle peppers started from seed in an AeroGarden - just about ready to pick, she says.   Beautiful colors! Be sure to post
  6. Spicy Dill Sauce

    INGREDIENTS ½ cup sour cream 3 Tbsp mayonnaise 2 Tbsp minced fresh dill 1 Tbsp minced fresh parsley 1 Tbsp minced green onion 1 Tbsp chili sauce 1 garlic clove, minced ½ tsp dry mustard ¼ tsp Worcestershire sauce Salt and pepper Preparation Makes about 1 cup Combine all ingredients in a bowl. Season to taste with salt and pepper...
  7. Greek Zucchini & Tomato Fritters

    INGREDIENTS 1 1/3 cups seeded, peeled and diced plum tomatoes 2/3 cup diced zucchini ½ cup finely chopped onion 2 Tbsp chopped fresh mint leaves ½ cup all-purpose flour ¾ tsp baking powder ½ tsp salt ½ tsp pepper Pinch of ground cinnamon ¼ cup olive oil Preparation  Makes about 8 Combine diced tomatoes, zucchini, onion and mint in a...
  8. Just add water

    Thanks to Jeanie for sharing this photo of crystallized nutrients inside an AeroGrow nutrient packet. Sometimes the mineral salts in these packets will crystallize out of solution. Not to worry though.  All of the nutrients are still inside the packet, and will dissolve right back into solution.  After pouring the nutrients in, just rinse a little water into the packet and pour that right...
  9. My jalapeno isn't setting fruit, what shoud I do?

    There could be three issues with the pepper not setting fruit in a salsa garden: water, light and patience. With water, start with an immediate rinse and refill.  Remove all the water from the reservoir (a siphon works best for this, we sell a rinse and refill siphon that works well) and add new, fresh water and nutrients. You’ll see the...
  10. Minted Cantaloupe with Mozzarella

    INGREDIENTS 1 cantaloupe melon 8 oz mini fresh mozzarella balls 3 or 4 thin slices of prosciutto, cut into strips 1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice Salt and pepper ¼ cup torn fresh mint leaves Preparation  Serves 4 Scoop the cantaloupe into 1-inch balls with a melon-baller. In a large bowl, combine the cantaloupe balls, mozzarella, prosciutto and lemon juice; season...
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