Win a copy of Great Food Starts Fresh!

In support of their Million Tomato Compost Campaign, the US Composting Council (USCC) is running a campaign to win a copy of my seasonal cookbook, Great Food Starts Fresh.

Tweet the USCC (@uscompostingcou) with #tomato growing tips to win a copy. The winner will be picked by the USCC team THIS Friday 5/31!

Good luck!

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Weekly Tip Number Twenty-One. Storing those delicious peaches.

It’s weekly tip Monday and… stone fruit season is upon us!

Chef Nathan Lyon Weekly Tip Twenty-One


Million Tomato Compost Campaign in Better Homes and Garden

I’m so honored to be a part of the US Composting Council’s Million Tomato Compost Campaign which is educating people on the benefits of compost and how we can all grow one million tomatoes to enjoy and donate to food banks.

Here’s a  little write up about it recently posted in the Better Homes and Garden Blog.

Enjoy and happy gardening!




Weekly Tip Number Twenty – Sustainable Seafood

It’s weekly tip Monday! In preparation for the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Cooking for Solutions event taking place this weekend where I will be cooking and speaking, I present this tip.

Chef Nathan Lyon Weekly Tip Twenty



Cooking For Solutions 2013 in Only 10 Days! #CFS

There will be food. There will be drink. There will be ocean views. There will be turtles. There will be sharks!

Yes, the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s annual Cooking for Solutions Event is only 10 days away.

I’ll be cooking, speaking and signing my cookbook Saturday (2pm) and Sunday (1:15) on the deck of the aquarium and teaming up with Master Chocolatier, Brad Kintzer, of TCHO Chocolate out of San Francisco, for a special salon on chocolate on Saturday (1oam).  (There will be chocolate and coffee, of course.)

Come on, come all to this most delicious event – tickets are still available for select salons, tastings, demos, etc.

See you very soon!

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Weekly Tip Number Nineteen – Make Your Own Vanilla Extract

It’s weekly tip Monday. Get out your vodka!

Chef Nathan Lyon Weekly Tip Nineteen