Recipes From the Garden

Time to Cook with Apples

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Time to Cook with Apples

Autumn and apples go together like peanut butter and jelly. One just isn’t the same without the other!   What would we do without apples? No apple pie. No apple jelly. The world would a sadder place. Wild apples kept the masses happy in ancient times in the form of applejack. It also kept the […]

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Homemade Peach Granola

Filed in Recipes From the Garden by on August 12, 2016 0 Comments
Homemade Peach Granola

Gain control over your food! Make your own healthy granola. Granola is one of those foods that should be healthy. After all, most of us were introduced to granola as a health food. But then granola became an everyday item, a victim of its own success. You know once something starts popping up on grocery […]

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Raspberry-Almond Coffee Cake

Filed in Recipes From the Garden by on June 14, 2016 0 Comments
Raspberry-Almond Coffee Cake

You can never have too many raspberries, or raspberry recipes! The backyard raspberries were happily turning red, 10-20 at a time. Just the right amount to wander through the backyard garden and pop a few in my mouth. And then we had three days of 100+ temperatures. All of a sudden I had ripe, luscious […]

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Pumpkin Blueberry Muffins

Filed in Recipes From the Garden by on October 6, 2015 0 Comments
Pumpkin Blueberry Muffins

How do you make a blueberry muffin even better? Add pumpkin! It’s pumpkin season. Time for hay rides, apple cider, and pumpkin pie. Even though I love pumpkin, I am always hesitant to let summer go even one second early. So I was delighted to find this muffin recipe that melds the best of summer […]

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Easy Apple-Pear Crisp Recipe

Filed in Recipes From the Garden by on September 29, 2015 2 Comments
Easy Apple-Pear Crisp Recipe

Sometimes the old-fashioned way is the best way, like with this sweet-tart apple-pear crisp. Update: If you are interested in apples in general, and in the health aspects of apples in particular, check out this lengthy and informative article over at Well-Being Secrets. There are lots of other interesting articles there too, with info about […]

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Zucchini Recipe Round-up

Filed in Recipes From the Garden by on September 28, 2015 0 Comments
Zucchini Recipe Round-up

Zucchini bread, zucchini brownies, zucchini relish – what to do with garden zucchini overload. Even though I write it, I find myself searching this site over and over, looking for a particular zucchini recipe. Therefore, I thought it would be a good time to put them all in one post. Although the zucchini crop is […]

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Eggplant with Capers and Olives Recipe

Filed in Recipes From the Garden by on September 22, 2015 0 Comments
Eggplant with Capers and Olives Recipe

Enjoy the harvest with this easy, Mediterranean inspired, eggplant and pasta recipe. Long time readers know that I am a big advocate of the Mediterranean Diet and that I credit it with helping me to keep my genetically high cholesterol somewhat under control. Of course it helps that traditional Mediterranean fare is abundant with the […]

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Sourdough Zucchini Bread

Filed in Recipes From the Garden by on September 19, 2015 0 Comments
Sourdough Zucchini Bread

Excess zucchini plus sourdough starter equals a unique quick bread. Sometimes the garden fairy (you know, the tooth fairy’s sister!) brings us too many zucchini. And sometimes she brings us only a few zucchini – but they are giants! In either case, the best thing to do is grate the whole thing and turn it […]

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Lazy Night Vegetarian Pasta

Filed in Recipes From the Garden by on July 24, 2015 0 Comments
Lazy Night Vegetarian Pasta

Feeling lazy? Vegetarian pasta is the answer when you are just too tired to spend hours cooking. I have always found Thursday to be the toughest night of the week. We are all tired, but still have another full day to go before we can rest. When the kids were little, Thursday night was pizza […]

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Dairy-Free Watermelon Sherbet

Filed in Recipes From the Garden by on July 24, 2015 1 Comment
Dairy-Free Watermelon Sherbet

Watermelon sherbet is a refreshing treat on a hot summer’s day. It’s watermelon season. Sweet and juicy, maybe nothing says summer more than watermelon. I remember planting watermelon seeds in third grade as a school project. I babied that seedling, and with my father’s help managed to coax a small watermelon out of it before […]

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