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Zucchini Recipe Round-up

Filed in Recipes From the Garden by on October 9, 2018 0 Comments
Zucchini Recipe Round-up

Zucchini bread, zucchini brownies, zucchini relish – what to do with garden zucchini overload. Update: Zucchini continues to be a big part of my late summer-fall diet, and maybe yours too. This post was originally published in 2015 so it is time to update the recipes and remove old links. Even though I write it, […]

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Healthy Alfredo on National Fettuccine Day

Filed in Real Food by on February 7, 2017 0 Comments
Healthy Alfredo on National Fettuccine Day

It’s National Fettuccine Day! This calls for a quick, easy, and healthy Alfredo sauce. Healthy isn’t a word that is usually associated with Fettuccine Alfredo. But we can eat healthy without giving up creamy pasta. It just takes some creative sleight-of-hand cooking, and is easy enough for both novices and experts to pull together. Unlike […]

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Best Gifts for Foodies

Filed in Real Food, Uncategorized by on November 27, 2015 0 Comments
Best Gifts for Foodies

Do you want to be known as the best gift-giver in the group? Purchase something from this list and your popularity will soar! This year’s Best Gifts List focuses on small businesses. Businesses where you will find unique, one-of-a-kind, practical and appreciated gifts for all the food lovers on your list. Foodies delight in artisan, […]

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Make Your Own Vegetable Powders

Filed in Canning and Preserving by on September 24, 2015 4 Comments
Make Your Own Vegetable Powders

Turn dehydrated garden vegetables into multi-use powders. Homemade vegetables powders are a great way to use up the dwindling garden harvest. Which Vegetables Should Be Used For Powders? Almost any vegetable can be dried. Here are some of my favorites: Roots: beets, carrots, sweet potatoes, rutabagas Fruits: tomatoes, corn, zucchini, winter squash, peppers Greens: beet […]

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Homemade Herb Pasta

Filed in Real Food by on October 29, 2013 0 Comments
Homemade Herb Pasta

Friday was World Pasta Day, an event that provided inspiration for some homemade pasta. Although I own a pasta machine, it’s heavy and clunky and I haven’t dug it out of the cupboard in ages. But homemade pasta is soooo much better than the dried kind, or even the fresh pasta at the grocery store, […]

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Purslane Pesto with Goat Cheese

Filed in Recipes From the Garden by on July 17, 2013 2 Comments
Purslane Pesto with Goat Cheese

What do you get when you combine goat cheese, toasted walnuts, and a bunch of wild greens collected from the backyard? A deliciously satisfying meal. It was quite hot the other day and I was feeling lazy. I didn’t have anything planned for dinner, but also didn’t feel like getting in a hot car and […]

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How to Make Your Own Homemade Soup

Filed in Real Food by on February 20, 2013 0 Comments
How to Make Your Own Homemade Soup

Sometimes nothing but a big bowl of belly-warming, sinus-clearing, mouth-watering soup will do. But most of the stuff available at the grocery store has too much salt, too much fat, and not enough flavor. So I often make soup from scratch at home – using whatever is in the cupboard. The simple version is this: […]

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Pasta and Peas

Filed in Recipes From the Garden by on June 26, 2012 0 Comments
Pasta and Peas

  The garden peas are ready to eat and I have been noshing on them for over a week now. I still prefer them raw, right off the vine, like when I was a child. As a result, I hardly ever have enough to freeze, can, or otherwise preserve. But one meal that has become […]

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