As everyone from Julia to Jacques to (dare we say it) Giada had made clear, when it comes to cooking, fresh is best. Who can defend canned "green" beans against their snappy garden-fresh cousins, or herbs that you shake versus those you pick? Here are a few indoor garden kits that should satisfy even the most particular palate.
A former editor at Dwell, Amara recently left the glamorous life of a magazine staffer to pursue her freelance writing dream. She has written for Sunset, Wallpaper*, the Architect’s Newspaper, VIA, and Apartment Therapy.