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  • Trellises Will Completely Transform Your Garden

    Trellises Will Completely Transform Your Garden

    I am constantly searching for more space to garden. So when I ran out of ground, I went vertical — and the way it fundamentally changed the way people experience my garden is remarkable. Consider this a love letter to trellises.


  • Your Crudité Platter Is Boring and Wrong

    Your Crudité Platter Is Boring and Wrong

    There’s a problem with crudité platters as a party food. It’s one thing if you eat raw broccoli in private, but if I come to your home expecting food, a platter of raw baby carrots and celery sticks does not count. It’s not the vegetables (I love them for their nutrients, colour, and texture). It’s…


  • Making Smashed Pickles Is Violent and Good

    Making Smashed Pickles Is Violent and Good

    A sliced disk of a pickle has its time and place (on a burger, for example), and a sharp spear on the side of your plate can give your lunch a delicatessen vibe, but pickle shapes do not need to be so smooth, so neat, so clean. In fact, there is a very good argument…