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A Fresh Look at Brussels Sprouts

December 15, 2012

Shaved Brussels sprouts form the base for this flavorful slaw. Topped with a richly toasted almonds and grated egg, then finished with a citrusy vinaigrette, this simple salad is the type of recipe contributing to Brussels sprouts current culinary renaissance and growing popularity.

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Peaches of Indian Summer

September 26, 2012

Fresh peaches partner with baby arugula, julienned jicama, and toasted pine nuts in this light summer salad. Lightly dressed with a Mango and Golden Balsamic Vinaigrette.

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Zucchini, Crookneck Squash, and Carrot Pasta

July 23, 2012

Thin strips of fresh garden zucchini, summer squash, and carrot combine effortlessly with a bowl of Parmesan-flecked spaghetti. The result is simple and delicious. A delicious preparation that is a family favorite.

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Rapini Season

March 12, 2012

Broccoli Rabe, also known as rapini or broccolini, is a nutty-flavored and slightly bitter member of the brassica family. Stems containing long upright leaves, small broccoli-like clusters and small yellow flowers are among the most versatile winter greens. Combined with slivers of sun-dried tomatoes, shallots, and pine nuts over orecchiette pasta, it makes a classic Italian dish.

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Cauliflower Soup

December 5, 2011

Creamy purée of cauliflower soup garnished with shreds of fried Brussels sprouts and a drizzling of roasted garlic olive oil. Simple and delicious!

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Sweet and Salty Seeds

November 27, 2011

Pumpkin seeds, sesame seeds, and pine nuts are sweetened with honey and spiced with cinnamon in these addictive nibbles.

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Pumpkin Bread

November 20, 2011

These dense, sweetly spiced pumpkin loaves have reduced amounts of sugar and oil with no sacrifice to flavor.

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A Bumper Crop of Chard

October 30, 2011

Mild summers can be kind to vegetable gardens. Whilst our tomatoes and melons never quite reached their full potential this year, our greens and strawberries thrived. We tented our Swiss chard under an awning of black landscape fabric and have been able to pluck fresh, unburned leaves all summer long.  I try to pick the […]

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Sesame Noodles

October 1, 2010

Simple noodles, enhanced with soy and sesame, are delicious on their own or paired with thinly sliced asparagus, carrot, red pepper, or chicken.

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Minestrone Soup

October 1, 2010

This chunky vegetable soup can be on the table in under 30 minutes. Float a spoonful of basil pesto on top for a boost of extra flavor.

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