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# recipe - Saturday 21 April, 2018

GIY: 'We really don’t need a heatwave – just a few days with the sun in the sky'

I don’t know how the poor plants will react if we skip spring altogether, writes Michael Kelly.

# recipe - Saturday 7 April, 2018

Michael Kelly’s top tips for putting food and food growing at the centre of your workplace GIY

Michael Kelly’s top tips for putting food and food growing at the centre of your workplace

Food growing is a simple, practical way to really engage employees, writes Michael Kelly.

# recipe - Saturday 31 March, 2018

GIY: Our guru's 'nerdy' guide to growing onions for home-made marmalade

This onion marmalade recipe is a sinch to make so if by chance you still have a glut of onions from last year, writes Michael Kelly.

# recipe - Saturday 3 February, 2018

GIY: Even if you don't have much space, you can still grow spuds in pots and containers

This week our GIY guru gives his tips on how to trick potatoes into thinking they have lots of space available to grow.

# recipe - Saturday 27 January, 2018

GIY: Sow seeds on a sunny indoor windowsill and try this cheesy leeks recipe

We’re coming out of our winter shell this month, writes GIY guru Michael Kelly.

# recipe - Saturday 13 January, 2018

GIY: 'Don’t think about giving stuff up, think about taking things up instead'

Learn a skill, eat delicious things, sow a seed. Be kind to yourself, writes Michael Kelly.

# recipe - Saturday 6 January, 2018

Gardening: 'January is a great month to decide what you are going to grow this year'

I often can’t wait to get started and at least plant something – perhaps some winter salad leaves, spinach and the like, writes Michael Kelly.

# recipe - Saturday 9 December, 2017

Supermarket promotions: 'Down the road there is a ruinous cost to cheap food'

As you tuck into Christmas dinner, spare a thought for the Brussels sprout grower, writes Michael Kelly.

# recipe - Saturday 21 October, 2017

GIY: Ophelia's casualties in the garden and collecting seaweed post storm

I spent Monday hunkered down at home, waiting on The Storm Formerly Known As Hurricane Ophelia to do its worst, writes Michael Kelly.

# recipe - Saturday 14 October, 2017

'October is "stock pot" month when carrots, leeks and parsnips come into their own'

It is only now after the first frosts that carrots and parsnips start to really sweeten up, writes Michael Kelly.

# recipe - Monday 9 October, 2017

From The42 The42 recipe book: Quick, easy and nutritious broccoli and apple salad Nutrition

# recipe - Saturday 30 September, 2017

Autumn's here. Cosy up with a steaming apple and blackberry crumble

Late September means baking crumbles and pruning your blackcurrants, writes Michael Kelly.

# recipe - Saturday 2 September, 2017

Lunches: Think beyond sandwiches as new school term begins' GIY

Lunches: Think beyond sandwiches as new school term begins'

One of the best things we ever did was to buy flasks for our kids to take hot lunches to school, writes Michael Kelly.

# recipe - Saturday 5 August, 2017

Grow it yourself: 'Onions - a phenomenally useful veg'

Onions have been revered through time, not only for their culinary use, but also for their therapeutic properties, writes Michael Kelly.

# recipe - Saturday 29 July, 2017

GIY: 'Turnips are perfect for late summer sowing'

Pickled turnips might not sound all that appetising but this is delicious – promise, writes Michael Kelly.

# recipe - Saturday 22 July, 2017

Gardening: This week, a beer trap for pesky slugs and seasonal soups

Slug hunting is a grim task and it brings out the worst in me, writes Michael Kelly.

# recipe - Saturday 24 June, 2017

Gardening: Pick your beetroot early for summer salads and slaws GIY

Gardening: Pick your beetroot early for summer salads and slaws

We’ve been enjoying the first batch of fresh beetroot from the veg patch, writes Michael Kelly.

# recipe - Saturday 10 June, 2017

Grow it yourself: New potato salad with capers and herbs

The new potato crop is looking healthy right now, writes gardener Michael Kelly.

# recipe - Saturday 3 June, 2017

Gardening column: Growing carrots in the veg patch and roasting radishes in the kitchen

In a chaotic world, the veg patch is a place of such calm, writes Michael Kelly.

# recipe - Saturday 27 May, 2017

Grow it yourself: Barley salad with green garlic and sugarsnap peas

We occasionally get some sugarsnap peas from the polytunnel to the kitchen (if the kids don’t eat them in situ first), writes gardener Michael Kelly.

# recipe - Saturday 20 May, 2017

GIY Comfrey: Grown for it's healing powers, comfrey is a great garden fertiliser

Comfrey sends its roots deep into the soil and brings up nutrients, most notably potassium, writes Michael Kelly.

# recipe - Saturday 13 May, 2017

Grow it yourself: Pearl barley and spring greens soup

Plants are bursting forward into life, producing green leaves which are nature’s great and wise spring tonic, writes Michael Kelly.

# recipe - Saturday 22 April, 2017

Gardening: Grow your own ingredients for the Hairy Bikers' cheesy, oniony panhaggerty GIY

Gardening: Grow your own ingredients for the Hairy Bikers' cheesy, oniony panhaggerty

The humble onion is one of the most important and versatile vegetables of all, so much so that it’s still worth shedding a few tears over, writes Michael Kelly.

# recipe - Saturday 8 April, 2017

GIY column: This week, it's time to start sowing your vegetable seeds

I am constantly looking for things that simplify my gardening, writes Michael Kelly.

# recipe - Saturday 1 April, 2017

GIY: Growing tomatoes successfully and a pitta pocket recipe

Growing tomatoes successfully in Ireland is about cheating our climate, writes Michael Kelly.

# recipe - Saturday 11 March, 2017

Gardening column: What to grow when you don't have much space, plus a wild garlic pesto recipe

Not all vegetables are equal if you’re space constrained, writes GIY Guru Michael Kelly.

# recipe - Saturday 4 March, 2017

Luscious starter of broccoli gratin with anchovy-infused cream: Grow it yourself

Rich anchovy-infused cream is a lovely foil to the fresh greenness of the broccoli, writes Michael Kelly.

# recipe - Saturday 14 January, 2017

Garden Guru: GIYing your own ingredients for hummus and beetroot burgers

Forget about the stuff you buy in tins. Fresh beetroot from the garden is much tastier and jam-packed with health-giving properties, writes Michael Kelly.

# recipe - Saturday 31 December, 2016

GIY: For first-time vegetable growers, leeks are an easy and tasty option

Leeks are so commonplace and familiar that it’s all too easy to forget just how versatile they are, writes Michael Kelly.

# recipe - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

Quick Bites: Sick of turkey and ham? This spiced, perfumed lamb dish is the perfect indulgence

When every day feels like Sunday and the family still craves a roast this is the perfect alternative, writes Venetia Quick.

# recipe - Friday 2 December, 2016

From The Daily Edge This new 'Guinness and biscuit ice cream' looks absolutely class Black And White Stuff

This new 'Guinness and biscuit ice cream' looks absolutely class

And Facebook is lapping it up.

# recipe - Saturday 26 November, 2016

Corn salad: Super-hardy, nutty-flavoured salad leaves to sow now

Expert tips from our GIY guru, Michael Kelly, that will send you straight past the supermarket mixed bags.

# recipe - Thursday 5 May, 2016

New York Times to start delivering recipe ingredients to readers

Consumers will be able to chose and order meal kits from a selection of recipes.

# recipe - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

From The Daily Edge Donal Skehan has offended the nation of Italy with his one pot pasta recipe Pasta Point Of No Return

# recipe - Saturday 26 March, 2016

Kohlrabi is becoming a popular veg and it's tasty either cooked or raw

As part of Michael Kelly’s 52 Veg – A Year of Growing, Cooking and Eating your own Food series – this week, we talk kohlrabi .

# recipe - Saturday 12 March, 2016

Raw radishes with a bit of butter and some seasoning - now that’s fast food! GIY

Raw radishes with a bit of butter and some seasoning - now that’s fast food!

As part of Michael Kelly’s 52 Veg – A Year of Growing, Cooking and Eating your own Food series – this week, we talk radishes.

# recipe - Saturday 27 February, 2016

Vitamins in garlic help your body fight carcinogens and get rid of toxins GIY

Vitamins in garlic help your body fight carcinogens and get rid of toxins

For over 4,000 years of human history garlic has been used for its healing powers

# recipe - Friday 19 February, 2016

From The Daily Edge People are making 'Scotch Creme Eggs' and they look absolutely insane Creme De La Creme

# recipe - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

Don’t know how to make a pancake? We’re here to help…

We’ve got you covered.

# recipe - Saturday 6 February, 2016

Beetroot gets a rough deal. It's time to give it another go with this marmalade

As part of Michael Kelly’s 52 Veg – A Year of Growing, Cooking and Eating your own Food series – this week, we talk beetroot.

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