Category Archives: Recipes

How to Grow and Cook Banana Plants

A flowering banana at the Garden Pool.

Bananas are one of the most beautiful plants that can be added to your garden. The large green leaves provide a lush tropical feel to any growing environment. Banana plants are easy to grow and adapt well to many climates. … Continue reading

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How to Grow and Clone the Goji Berry Plant

Ripe Goji Berries grown at the Garden Pool.

We have found Goji Berry Plants both productive and very easy to grow. We think everyone can grow this super food. Goji Berries (Lycium barbarum or wolfberry) are an easy plant to grow that offers a nutritious and tasty treat, … Continue reading

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How to Grow and Cook the Curry Leaf Plant – Murraya keonighii – Rutaceae

Curry Leaf Plants growing.

Original content by Wilmot W. – Master Gardener Curry Growing Information The curry leaf plant is native to India and Sri Lanka and has small and very pungent aromatic leaves. The leaves are used in Asian cooking, mainly in curries … Continue reading

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How to Grow and Cook the Moringa Plant and more.

The moringa class was filmed and streamed live at the Garden Pool. Moringa Growing Information: -Grows great in Zone 9 and higher, but can be grown indoor in pots, as a seasonal crop, or greenhouse grown in colder climates. -Can … Continue reading

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Fresh Pumpkin Pie

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Preparing Cooked Pumpkin Ingredients for Pie Filling 2 cups cooked pumpkin 1/4 cup cold water 2 eggs 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 12 fluid ounce can evaporated milk 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup shortening … Continue reading

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Swiss Chard Quiche

Sauteing the Onions and Swiss Chard

Ingredients 1/4 Teaspoon Salt 1/4 Teaspoon Pepper 5 Eggs 1 Cup Milk 2 Teaspoon Olive Oil 1/2 Sweet Onion 2 Cups Swiss Chard 2 Cups Shredded Cheese Directions Preheat Oven to 375 and add olive oil to saute pan using … Continue reading

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How To Make Simple Goat Cheese

Here is our simple goat cheese. Click here to make it: http://gardenpool.org/recipes/how-to-make-simple-goat-cheese

Fresh goat cheese is a simple and quick to make. The recipe below only takes about 15 minutes from start to finish and will yield about 11 ounces of cheese. Materials Large Pot Large Pot Cheese Cloth Strainer Wooden Spoon … Continue reading

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Tilapia Casserole

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Directions Cut potatoes in to small 1/4″ cubes. Cook the tilapia fillets in a skillet on Medium heat with the potato cubes. In a bowl, mix melted butter, sour cream, cheese, and soup. Combine the bowl mixture and the tilapia and potatoes … Continue reading

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Cooking With The Sun

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As 2010 comes to an end, we look back at our first full year at the Garden Pool. We were fortunate to have had quite a few visitors at the Garden Pool in 2010. One of our more intriguing guests … Continue reading

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Tomatillo and Tilapia soup

Tomatillo and Tilapia Soup is a healthy way to serve a hot soup using what we have to work with from the Garden Pool. This is a family favorite during rainy or cold days. Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups of diced … Continue reading

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