Everything you need to know about fruits and veggies

October 3, 2017

Are you new to gardening? Do you have your fruits and veggies but don’t know what to do with them? Are you good at gardening yet don’t know what to make? Looking for a new and exciting recipe? Find your answers here.

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Summer Vegetable Gratin

May 26, 2017

6-8 servings as a side dish or 4 as a light entree Ingredients: 6 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 lb zucchini, ends trimmed and sliced crosswise into 1/4 inch thick slices 1 lb yellow summer squash, ends trimmed and sliced crosswise into 1/4 thick slices ** 2 tsp table salt 1 1/2 lb ripe...

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Braised Kale

Ingredients 1 pound of young kale, well washed 8 cloves of garlic, mashed in a garlic press or finely chopped 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 cup of water (more may be needed) 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper 1/4 cup red wine vinegar Pinch of salt Instructions In a large sauté pan or a large pot, heat...

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Mustard Greens

Makes 4 servings Ingredients: 1/2 cup thinly sliced onions 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tbsp olive oil 1 pound mustard greens, washed and torn into large pieces 2 to 3 tbsp chicken broth or vegetable broth 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp pepper 1/4 tsp dark sesame oil Directions: In large saute pan, saute onions in...

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Sautéed Fresh Turnip Greens

Yield: 4 servings Ingredients: 1 lb fresh turnip greens 1 tsp salt 1 hard cooked egg 1/3 c. minced green pepper 2 tsp. fresh lemon juice 1/3 c. chopped onion 1/2 tsp. sugar 2 strips bacon 1/4 tsp. black pepper Directions: Wash turnip greens thoroughly. Trim off coarse stems. Fry bacon until crisp and remove...

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Spring Lettuce Salad with Walnut Sherry Dressing

4 Servings Ingredients: For The Salad: Fresh lettuce (rinsed thoroughly and patted dry), torn into bite-sized pieces (about 6 cups) Fresh chive blossoms for garnish (optional) For The Dressing: 2 eggs, room temperature 1/2 cup sherry vinegar 1 teaspoon sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons minced garlic 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1 teaspoon cracked black pepper 1...

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Radish Top Pasta

Makes about 25 radishes, with leaves Ingredients: 12 ounces small pasta, such as penne 1/2 cup pine nuts 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 onion, chopped 1 garlic clove, finely chopped Salt and freshly ground black pepper 1/3 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese, plus more for serving 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley leaves Directions: Wash...

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Green Smoothie

Ingredients: 2-3 cups of green (collard or kale) 1 cut apple 1 cut pear 3-4 bananas 2 cups of water Directions: Blend until smooth. Enjoy!

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