Monthly Archives: May 2011

Roasted Beet Hummus

Kid-friendly “Barney” colored hummus! Make this one in your food processor using leftover roasted beets and just a few ingredients. Healthy, tasty and colorful and it freezes well if you make too much! Continue reading

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Buttermilk Corn Cakes

Simple side dish of flat corn cakes. Add in herbs, cheese, corn or spices to create a unique flavor or just serve with home-made jam. You can make simple changes to the recipe for lactose intolerant, gluten-free, egg-free. Continue reading

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Zucchini & Carrot Cake or Bread

Great recipe to sneak in carrots and zucchini in the early spring. Lactose-free! Make it as a cake or as bread and serve it with coffee or at a picnic. Continue reading

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Roasted Beet & Chocolate Bundt Cake

Rich chocolate cake sweetened with organic roasted beets and moist from the addition of healthy coconut oil. Make this one a day ahead of time if you like! Continue reading

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Fennel, Apple, Carrot & Walnut Salad with Fresh Pea Shoots

Make this Fennel Bulb Salad ahead of time for a refreshing summer meal. Great side for grilled chicken or a warm pita sandwich. Kid friendly flavors. Honey naturally tones down the fennel and compliments the apple and carrot. Continue reading

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Baby Kale Ceviche with Feta & Pine Nuts

Prepare this Baby Kale Ceviche a day in advance for the best flavor. Using organic local products this salad was a hit at the Five Points Sidewalk Sale & Farmers Market. Continue reading

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Let’s Preserve Those Fresh Picked Strawberries!

Easy methods to preserve fresh picked strawberries for use all year long. Simple Balsamic Strawberry Jam recipe using unusual ingredients like rosemary & black pepper. Continue reading

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The Impact of CSA Shares

How do you buy locally? Some preferences emerging in accounts, delivery methods and customer preferences. How do the changes impact local farmers? Continue reading

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Chili: One Spice at a Time

North Hills Midtown Farmers Market Cooking Demo: Spicy Chili made with local pasture raised beef, local onions and a combination of spices to tantalize your mouth! Serve it with chips or in a bowl with some Ashe County Sharp Cheddar Cheese. Continue reading

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Taco Salad in a Jiffy

A taco salad made in less than 1/2 hour from local market ingredients and your own prepared frozen taco meat or meat substitute. Continue reading

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