Recipes


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

May 26, 2017

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

May 26, 2017

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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Stuffed Squash

May 26, 2017

Ingredients: Butternut or Acorn Squash Directions: Slice in half and remove seeds Fill open cavity with apple sauce and raisins Brown sugar to taste (Optional) Bake in covered casserole dish at 325 or until fork-soft (or uncovered for drier results) – about 1 hour depending on size

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Baked Garlicky Butternut Squash

May 26, 2017

Ingredients: 1 large (3 1/2 lbs) butternut squash, peeled and cut into 1-inch dice 1/3 cup fruity olive oil 2 garlic cloves minced (or more) 2 tbsp fresh garlic Salt to taste Liberal seasoning of freshly ground pepper 1/3 cup parmesan cheese Directions: Preheat oven to 400 degrees. In a large bowl, toss together squash, olive...

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Simple Strawberry Jam

May 26, 2017

Makes 8 cups Ingredients 3 pints strawberries, washed, hulled and halved 3 1/2 cups sugar 1 lemon, zest, and juice Directions:  In a wide, heavy-bottomed saucepan, place strawberries, sugar and lemon zest and juice. Crush strawberries a bit with a potato masher. Stir over low heat until the sugar is dissolved. Increase heat to high,...

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Scallop and Snap Pea Stir Fry

May 26, 2017

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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Pumpkin Black Bean Soup

May 26, 2017

Serves 5 Ingredients: 2 cans black beans, drained and rinsed 1 can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes 1 can (16 oz) pumpkin puree 1/2 cup red onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 4 tbsp olive oil 4 cups vegetable broth 1 tbsp ground cumin 1 tsp each kosher salt, cinnamon, allspice 1/2 tsp ground pepper 3...

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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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