About Kevin Jacobs

Kevin Jacobs

Kevin Jacobs is the author and creator of the popular food, garden, and lifestyle website A Garden for the House. Kevin creates unique recipes that rely on simple, fresh ingredients, usually obtained from local farms and his own herb and vegetable gardens. His kitchen is located in a 19th-century house in New York’s Hudson Valley. Kevin restored the 1826 Federal structure which is on the National Register of Historic Places. Kevin is a journalist, an award-winning classical pianist, and a published songwriter. To his utter embarrassment, he once wrote press releases for Penthouse Magazine. @KevinLeeJacobs

A molasses spice cookie on the saucer of a cup of tea, more cookies in a pile and on a wire rack

Molasses Spice Cookies

Not your ordinary molasses spice cookies, these owe their nice hit of savory to a hit of black pepper. Once you’ve tried these, you may never go back.

A casserole dish of hominy au gratin--hominy in a cheese sauce--plus a spoon filled with the cheesy hominy

Hominy au Gratin

A comfort food phenom that’s as cheesy and satisfying as macaroni and cheese…minus the macaroni.