Coleslaw Salad

Coleslaw Salad

Mmmhmm! Fresh, crisp, and tasty, it doesn’t get much better than coleslaw on a hot summer afternoon! Not only is it easy on the eyes but it takes only about 10 minutes to toss together! Also, you’ll have plenty of scraps to feed to your vegie loving dog…. or at least my dog sits patiently…

Pickled Green Beans

Pickled Green Beans

Just even the thought of any vegetable pickled in a sea of delicous vinegary goodness makes my mouth water. Crunchy, crisp, and fresh, these pickled green beans take only 48 hours to fully develop that oh so craved, pickled flavor! If you are new to this method of preparing vegetables, don’t even begin to wonder…

Basil Pesto

Basil Pesto

Grab a french baguette and get it toasting in the oven, it won’t be long before you’re spreading a savory and spicy basil pesto on top! If you have grown basil in the Solaris Garden, you well know that it reaches giant proportions compared to outdoor grown basil. The Tuscany Basil variety in particular grew…

Sauteed Broccoli Greens

Sauteed Broccoli Greens

I know what you’re thinking, “another wilted greens recipe”, but hold on a minute, this one calls for bacon grease! Now that I have your taste bud’s attention, it’s time to introduce the most delicious sauteed broccoli greens dish out there. Also, feel free to substitute the broccoli greens with any hardy vitamin packed leaves…

Basil Gimlet Cocktail

Basil Gimlet Cocktail

The Basil Gimlet Cocktail can be described as a delicately spicy, crisp, cool, and an all around feel good drink. Enjoying a refreshing cocktail while laid back on your porch or in your garden is the perfect way to welcome in spring or summer. Basil grows exceptionally well in a hydroponic setting due to the…