About Norann Oleson

Norann Oleson

Norann Oleson is Editorial Director for Food Gardening Network, where she is the lead domain expert with responsibility for the technical accuracy of all content, editorial balance, and is the lead spokesperson for the brand. Norann was raised on a New England farm where she started gardening as a youth. She then founded her own landscaping business and developed a great passion for vegetable gardening and growing fruits, berries, herbs, and spices.

Articles by Norann Oleson

Growing Lemons Indoors

Growing Lemons Indoors

When I think of a refreshing summer drink, lemonade is one of the first things that comes to mind. If sunshine was a fruit, I'm pretty sure it would be  
Best-Ever German Chocolate Cake

Best-Ever German Chocolate Cake

Imagine a dense cake that's filled and frosted with a rich chocolate filling and covered in a dark chocolate ganache. This Best-Ever German Chocolate Cake is chocolate on chocolate on  
Italian Lemon Mini Pound Cakes

Italian Lemon Mini Pound Cakes

As a kid, I was never a fan of pound cake. I always thought it was too dense and heavy. But as an adult, I've come to appreciate the simplicity  
Berry Almond Scones

Berry Almond Scones

I have to admit, I'm a bit of a scone snob. I've had my fair share of dry, crumbly scones that just fall apart when you try to take a  
Noodle Kugel

Noodle Kugel

The best thing about having Jewish neighbors is that I get to try all kinds of delicious food. Noodle Kugel is one of my favorites. It's a simple dish, but  
Italian Sausage–Stuffed Mushrooms

Italian Sausage–Stuffed Mushrooms

Whoever invented finger foods was a real genius. They're so convenient, and you can just pop a few in your mouth to wake your appetite! If you love mushrooms like