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Recipe: Slow Cooker Vegetable Soup from P. Allen Smith

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This vegetable soup is so easy to make and healthy to boot. Just throw everything into a slow cooker and you’ll be eating a comfort meal with little effort. Ingredients 1 cup fresh, whole kernel corn 1 large potato, cut into 1-inch cubes 4 carrots, sliced into 1/2-inch pieces 1 small, sweet onion, diced 1/2 teaspoon basil, cut into ribbons [...]

How to Care for Christmas Greenery

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By P. Allen Smith | Photography by Mark Fonville Starting out in the retail nursery business, I looked forward to the scent of fresh evergreens in the greenhouses when the cut trees were delivered. The sharp, familiar aroma always filled me with holiday spirit. That spirit predates me by centuries. That’s right. If you’ve never stopped to ponder the histor[...]

P. Allen Smith: Passion with a Purpose

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n this particular fall day at Moss Mountain Farm, over 50 guests are touring the vegetable garden. They admire the fern-like asparagus foliage that serves as a border. They walk in wonder through an archway dripping with dipper gourds. Baby green tomatoes and bright red peppers are still aplenty. A bevy of butterflies, attracted to the flowers that grow in t[...]

7 Plants for Your Low-Light Office

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Studies show that those of us with plants in our offices are more productive and have lower levels of stress. We all know that having certain plants indoors helps remove air pollutants. How can we not get on board with greening our office spaces, especially with some low-maintenance plants? Now, we’re not all lucky enough to have windows or natural light [...]

The Right Tools for Successful Gardening

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ou wouldn’t use a hammer to install a screw, would you? Just like tools in the garage, garden tools have specialized uses. Using the wrong tools or low quality tools can make a simple garden task last hours, and not produce the end results you were looking for. Good, sturdy tools can last a lifetime and make your time in the garden that much more enjoyable. [...]

Recipe: Tomato and Red Pepper Salsa with P. Allen Smith

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Recipe courtesy of Arkansas-based Chef Michael Selig. Photo by Mark Fonville. ‘Red Pride’ Tomato and ‘Majestic Red’ Pepper Salsa Ingredients 1 'Red Pride' tomato 1 'Majestic Red' bell pepper, cored, seeded and diced 2 tablespoons cilantro, chopped Juice of 1/2 lemon Juice of 1/2 lime 1/4 cup red onion, chopped 1 tablespoon garlic, mi[...]

Recipe: Berry White Wine Spritzer from P. Allen Smith

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In the last days of summer, all we want to drink is this spritzer from P. Allen Smith. Berry White Wine Spritzer This refreshing spritzer is made with white wine and mixed berries of your choice. Ingredients 1/4 cup mixed berries 4 mint leaves, torn juice of 1/2 lime 1 tablespoon stevia (optional) 4 ounces white wine 4 ounces club sod[...]