Category Archives: Second Harvest

Cooking with Local Oyster Mushrooms

Local #farms are experimenting with growing all sorts of quality #mushrooms for #farmersmarkets. During harvest time, these can be #grilled, #sauteed or #dehydrated and stored to use in soups, risotto, savory tarts, casseroles, and sauces throughout the year. Continue reading

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Poached Eggs on Roasted Heirloom Tomato Sauce

Shakshuka is popular in many other countries and it’s an easy dish to modify seasonally with chickpeas, additional vegetables, spices and adjust to your taste preferences with meat, cheese, hot peppers and bread. Continue reading

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Seasonal Sandwiches Using Local Ingredients

Easy seasonal sandwiches using local farm foods and locally baked breads make meal planning a breeze any time of the year. Continue reading

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Cantaloupe & Strawberry Smoothie

Simple summer smoothie made from fresh, frozen or dehydrated ingredients that’s sure to boost your energy on a hot day. 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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Goat Meatballs with Wilted Slaw

Goat Meatballs or Sliders are a great way to introduce your family to a meat product used extensively throughout the world. Incorporating local vegetables into the blend allows you to customize the final product to fit into any menu. 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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Root Vegetable Hash

A colorful interpretation of traditional Hash Potatoes using red yellow & purple carrots, ivory colored baby parsnips, Garnet sweet potatoes and winter rutabagas. A few simple fresh herbs along with olive oil, Himalayan salt & fresh cracked pepper complete the taste profile. Continue reading

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Vegetable Duck Soup – Two Ways

A healthy version of Duck Soup rendering all the colors of fall with heirloom colored carrots, bright green chard, beautiful cream colored mushrooms and local brown rice with undertones of spring celery & sweet Southern onions. Serve it up with goat cheese crackers or warm local cheese bread for a satisfying meal. 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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