Grow Your Own #40

GYO 40

This edition of the Grow Your Own roundup features 38 tasty dishes prepared using ingredients that were either grown or foraged by the writers. While most of the participants hail from the US, we have entries from 8 different countries, including one from Kuwait! Check them all out.

sweet luv in the kitchen butternut squash casserole

Butternut Squash Casserole

Michele from Pleasant Grove, Utah

Salsa

Erin from Logan, Utah
Amundsen House of Chaos salsa
Healthy Living in Kuwait Beetroot Salad

Beetroot Salad

Living Healthy in Kuwait
Noura from Mubarak Al Abdulla, Kuwait City

Braised Mustard Greens

Sippity Sup

Greg from Hollywood, California
sippity sup braised mustard greens
Humble Ambitions Liquid Gold

Liquid Gold

Beth from Coldspring, Texas

Tomato Soup

Gail from Exeter, New South Wales, Australia
the claytons blog tomato soup
Rich Food for Lean Times Finnish Cloud Pudding

Finnish Cloud Pudding

Sofya from Southwestern Wisconsin

The Best Cornbread in the World

Linda from Snohomish, Washington
Grandma Lindas House Best Cornbread in the World
Dil Se methi fenugreek dal

Fenugreek Dal

Divya from Los Angeles, California

Apple Blackberry Muffins

Amanda from London, England
vintage savoir faire apple blackberry muffins
Foodology Citrus Almond cake

Citrus Almond Cake

Jackie from Palo Alto, California

Maple Syrup

Nancy from Ripley, Maine
Homesteading in Maine maple sap cooking down
Esmaas Sense of Things chocolate espresso biscotti

Chocolate Espresso Biscotti

Esmaa from Loveland, Colorado

Bibb Lettuce and Parsley Salad

Gudrun from San Francisco Bay Area, California
Kitchen Gadget Girl Bibb and Parsley Salad
Allotment 2 Kitchen Chestnut Kale soup

Cavolo Nero, Chestnut and Butterbean Soup

Mangocheeks of Scotland, UK

Fig and Apple Crumble

Luciousness
Charles from Victoria, Australia
lusciousness fig and apple crumble
City Home Country Home Pesto Pine Nut Bread with Homemade Garden Pesto

Pesto Pine Nut Bread

Bonnie in Salt Lake City, Utah

Miner’s Lettuce Salad

Langdon from Seattle, Washington
Fat of the Land Miners Lettuce Salad
Playing with Food  Maple Sesame noodles

Maple Sesame Noodles

Ting from Walpole, New Hampshire

Jill’s Passionfruit Butter

Gail from Exeter, New South Wales, Australia
The Claytons blog Jills Passionfruit Butter
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Wild Garlic Pesto Pasta

Clare from Torquay, England

Vanilla Bean and Calamansi Flan

Baby Rambutan
Stella from Boston, Massachusetts
baby rambutan calama<br /> nsi limes
ThinkLady Small Winter Garden

Small Winter Garden

from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Tawanna from Miami, Florida
Gotta Taste This Strawberry Shortcake
my blue box aurugula basil tomato pizza

Arugula, Basil and Tomato Pizza

Megan from Houston, Texas

Bresaola Roll-Ups with Rocket and Dill

Graziana in Acireale, Sicily, Italy
erbe in cucina bresaola roll-ups
eco-lesbo-vego rosemary butternut pumpkin

Rosemary Butternut Pumpkin with Couscous

Aussie Elv from Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Orange Almond Birthday Cake

Kathleen in La Cruz, Nayarit, Mexico
Cooking in Mexico Orange Almond Cake 072
Andreas Recipes Roasted tomatillo soup with chicken1

Roasted Tomatillo Soup with Chicken

Andrea in Northern Virginia

Vegetarian Linguine

Megan from Houston, Texas
little blue box better tomatoe pastaw weat
Raspberries and Trumpets Green Tomato Sauce (2)

Green Tomato Sauce

Miss Anne from Melbourne, Australia

Spaghetti Squash

Leonie from Canberra, Australia
Voted with Our Forks Spaghetti Squash

Rainbow Trout with Tarragon Mustard Sauce

Steph from Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Blood Orange and Olive Oil Cake

Lynda from San Francisco, California
TasteFood Blood Orange Oil Cake 2
No Empty Chairs Pesto Flank Steak

Pesto Stuffed Flank Steak

Kelly from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Pasta Ponza

Megan from Houston, Texas
Little Blue Box Pasta Ponza zitti
chapmans landing stevia tea

Stevia Tea

Nancy in Nipissing, Ontario, Canada

Belacan Fried Chicken

Nate in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
belacan fried chicken

Thank you to all our participants, especially for waiting the extra month for me to get this organized and posted. As for you, dear reader, what are you excited about growing in *your* gardens this year?

Aloha, Nate

8 Comments Post a Comment
  1. Sharlene T. says:

    LOVE the massive photo at the top. Makes everyone a star! Sensational recipes, too. Will be entering next month's contest.

  2. Nancy Guppy, MHSc, RD says:

    I love it! I agree – awesome photo and a huge array of local foods and recipes from around the world! Thanks again!!

  3. Sippity Sup says:

    I love the global aspect of this! GREG

  4. cookinginmexico says:

    Thanks again for a great round-up. Will post on Twitter and Facebook.

  5. Momgateway says:

    I missed this one!

  6. Andrea Meyers says:

    I can't thank you both enough for helping out with Grow Your Own this winter, you've done a wonderful job.

  7. Andrea Meyers says:

    And BTW, how do you make that collage????

  8. Anne says:

    Every single one of them is BEAUTIFUL! Well done! (Psst, Andrea – I make collages myself with Picasa)

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