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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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Late Summer Tomato, Herb and Toasted Bread Salad

May 26, 2017

Ingredients: 1 baguette 1/3 cup olive oil Sea salt and lots of fresh ground pepper 3-4 ripe tomatoes, cored and chopped, reserving juices 6-10 green or black olives pitted and coarsely chopped 1 clove garlic, finely minced or crushed 1/2 teaspoon fresh rosemary leaves, minced fine 1/2 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves, minced fine 3-4 fresh...

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Linguine with Fresh Tomato Sauce

Ingredients: 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons minced garlic 3 lbs. very ripe tomatoes, coarsely chopped, liquid reserved 1/2 cup coarsely chopped basil 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar Salt and Pepper 1 lb linguine 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil Freshly grated parmesan cheese Directions Heat 1 tbsp oil in heavy skillet over medium-low heat....

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Butternut Carrot Soup

Ingredients: 3 cups peeled, diced butternut squash (about 1 small squash) 2 cups thinly sliced carrot (4 medium) 3/4 cup thinly sliced leek or chopped onion 1 tbsp butter or margarine 2 14-ounce cans reduced sodium chicken broth 1/4 tsp ground white pepper 1/4 cup half and half or light cream Creme Fraiche or dairy...

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Scallop and Snap Pea Stir Fry

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 pound small sea scallops, side muscle removed Coarse salt 1 small onion, halved and sliced 1/4 inch thick 1 tbsp grated peeled fresh ginger 1/2 pound sugar snap peas, trimmed 2 tbsp fresh lime juice 1/2 tsp Asian garlic chili sauce 1/2 cup loosely packed fresh cilantro leaves Directions:...

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Summer Vegetable Gratin

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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Late Tomato Herb and Toasted Bread Salad

1 baguette 1/3 cup olive oil Sea salt and lots of fresh ground pepper 3-4 ripe tomatoes, cored and chopped, reserving juices 6-10 green or black olives pitted and coarsely chopped 1 clove garlic, finely minced or crushed 1/2 teaspoon fresh rosemary leaves, minced fine 1/2 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves, minced fine 3-4 fresh basil...

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Basil Pesto

Ingredients: 2 cups loosely packed basil leaves 1/3 cup pine nuts 1 1/2 medium cloves of peeled garlic (or more) 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese Directions: Place all ingredients in food processor. Start processor on slow; as it is running pour 1/2 cup olive oil in through the feed tube If sauce seems dry (it...

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Fresh Mint Tea

Ingredients: 4 tea bags 3 cups boiling water 1/4 c lemon juice 6 cups water 12 large mint leaves 1 c orange juice 1 c sugar Sprigs of mint Orange slices Directions: Put tea bags and mint in 3-quart pitcher, add 3 cups boiling water and steep until cool Discard bags and mint leaves Add...

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Mint Cilantro Chutney

Ingredients: 1 cup packed cilantro (stems and leaves) 1 cup packed mint (leaves only) 1 green Serrano chile 1/4 small red onion, sliced 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice 1/2 tsp salt Directions: Blend ingredients to a smooth paste in a blender. Add up to 2 tbsp water, if needed. Chill, covered, 30 minutes From Modern Spice:...

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