Category Archives: Appetizer

3 Hummus Recipes for Carrboro’s “Market Bunch”

  First, let me thank the wonderful managers and support staff at Carrboro Farmers’ Market for making class time happen in the first place. It isn’t without a lot of planning, funding and support help that these classes happen at … Continue reading

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IBM’s Chef Watson & Girl Scout Badge Challenge

        An unusual request to teach a girl scout troop came up a  few weeks back. They were working on a set of badges that required the use of local food and adapting old recipes from another … Continue reading

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Chèvre Truffles with Dehydrated Summer Fruit

Tomatoes and goat cheese are just the most wonderful pair of foods together any time of year. We are right in the middle of chèvre season here in the South. Soon it will be too late to get fresh chèvre as the … Continue reading

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Summer Soup with Tomatoes, Peaches & Strawberries

#IBMWatson & #BonAppetit #chef application inspires use of local #YanceyCounty #FarmersMarket ingredients for Chilled Summer Soup with peaches, tomatoes & goat cheese. Continue reading

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Brown Butter & Maple Syrup Corn Muffins

Browned butter, maple syrup, and fresh corn straight from organic farms slathered with local honey make this a treat anytime of day. Continue reading

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Cornmeal Cakes with Fresh Corn & Heirloom Okra

A gluten-free organic recipe for Cornmeal Cakes using fresh local corn and heirloom okra that can be used as an appetizer or a side dish to a larger meal of soup or stew. Continue reading

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Roasted Heirloom Beets, Local Chevre & Fresh Thyme

Colored heirloom beets and local goat cheese combined with fresh thyme create a beautiful spread for party guests to enjoy year round. Continue reading

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Roasted Cauliflower & Wilted Spinach Cream Soup

Enjoy St. Pat’s Day with Green Cauliflower & Spinach Soup made from farm fresh spring vegetables, homemade broth & local dairy cream. Continue reading

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Roasted Winter Squash Soup

Silky smooth blend of three fall squash varieties along with apples, hot peppers and peanut butter from the local farmers’ market make this vegetarian soup something to write home about. Top it with homemade candied pecans for a extra special treat. Continue reading

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Roasted Pepper, Corn & Heirloom Tomato Soup

Late summer sweet corn, heirloom tomatoes and roasted Italian peppers create a complex range of flavors in this unique soup. Pair it with a grilled ham & cheese made with local mustard and greens for an outstanding simple meal. Continue reading

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