Monthly Archives: August 2011

Quinoa Salad with Shiitake Mushrooms, Spinach & Pecans

A fall version of a Farmers’ Market Quinoa Salad with Shitake Mushrooms, Spinach, Shallots, Pecans & Local Cheese Continue reading

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Quinoa Salad with Roasted Vegetables & Cheese

A “Meatless Monday” meal anytime of the year using local ingredients. Great for a “second harvest” on those summer favorites like sweet peppers, eggplant and cherry tomatoes. Delightfully filling and easy to digest. Continue reading

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Dixie Speckled Butter Beans & Fresh Corn Salad

A super healthy & light summer salad with fresh corn and heat loving butter beans. Add a bit of mild shishito peppers, a splash of lime juice and a few pieces of crumbled local bacon for the carnivores. Continue reading

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White Bean & Toasted Almond Spread

A healthy dip that you can make ahead and freeze with several options to take the base in different directions using local ingredients for a meal or appetizer all year long. Pair it with hand made herb crackers for a special treat. Continue reading

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Slow Cooking the Beef Bottom Round Steak

Smaller “steak” cuts of bottom round roast make a flavorful dinner for two without much effort. Continue reading

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Chilled Corn Soup with Blistered Shishito Peppers

An easy corn soup in or out-of-season, warm or chilled topped with mild blistered shishito peppers. Continue reading

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White Bean & Marinated Feta Dip

Super Simple recipe using Prodigal Farm’s Marinated Feta and Cannellini beans with a touch of Smoked Salt. Add in olives or roasted red pepper for some variation. Continue reading

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Eggplant & Black Bean Chili

Black beans work well with the Rosa Bianca eggplant in this recipe alongside roasted heirloom tomatoes with sweet onion and fresh garlic. Spiced it up with local sausage or keep it mild with ground beef. Continue reading

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Black & White Bean Salsa with Corn, Peppers, & Onions

Colorful side dish to any fish or poultry in the heat of the late summer when fresh corn is available. Great for a party as an appetizer with chips. Continue reading

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Applesauce & Fig Cake

A cake made with both summer and fall fruits. Use fresh-made applesauce and stored fig preserves in the fall or canned applesauce and fresh figs in the summer. Delightfully light with tea, coffee, or ice cream. Continue reading

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