Category Archives: Sides

Butternut Squash & Apple Salad with Local Ginger Dressing

Using local fall butternut squash and NC apples, this salad is easy to make and goes well with grilled sandwiches on warm fall days. The hint of maple syrup and fresh harvested ginger are enhanced by the bright flavor of the Murray River Salt and few turns of the pepper mill. Use a local mustard or infused balsamic vinegar or maple syrup to introduce subtle flavors to the recipe. Continue reading

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Honey Glazed Sweet Potato Chips

Honey Glazed Sweet Potato Chips from the “Buzztival” at the Downtown Raleigh Farmers’ Market 2011. Great warm from the oven or crispy cold. Continue reading

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Home Fries with Paprika Peppers & Sweet Onions

Home fries made with local paprika peppers, sweet onions, bacon and farm fresh eggs are perfect on chilly fall mornings. See how simple they are to make with this easy recipe. Continue reading

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The Last of Summer: Sweet Corn & Fresh Lima Beans

A simple and nutritious side dish for late summer vegetables that you can make in under 10 minutes and serve warm or chilled. Great with other vegetables, chicken or fish. Continue reading

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Quinoa Salad with Apples, Onions & Nuts

A healthy protein-rich quinoa salad that’s packed with sweet & savory flavors. A meal by itself served warm, room temperature or chilled or pair it with fish, poultry or pork. Continue reading

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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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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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Heirloom Plum Tomatoes Baked with Local Cheese, Bread & Fresh Herbs

Orange Banana Heirloom Plum Tomatoes make a stunning statement topped with local bread, cheese and herbs from your garden. Continue reading

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Whole Roasted Onions

A quick and easy recipe for roasting onions that works well in all seasons, but particularly nice for summer grilling. Continue reading

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