Category Archives: Spring

Strawberry Madeleines for Mother’s Day

Dealing with 25 pounds of any fruit can be challenging, especially when you need to clean and store it as quickly as possible to retain the best flavor. That’s probably why most folks resort to canning or freezing. So it … Continue reading

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Strawberry Mini Muffins

Use your own strawberry preserves to make this little mini muffins anytime during the year. Continue reading

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Strawberry, Lavender & Honey Jam

Organic spring strawberries blended with garden lavender & local honey creates a subtle alternative to standard store bought jam. Continue reading

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Strata with Seasonal Vegetables & Artisan Bread

Strata is flexible and easy to make with seasonal vegetables, artisan bread, and fresh farm dairy ingredients. It can act as a full meal or pair with either chilled or hot soup depending on the season. 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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Simple Saving Techniques for the Late Spring Harvest

Simple, healthy ways to save the spring harvest for later use. 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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Spring Pea & Fresh Ricotta Cheese Puree

Fast, simple, healthy puree using fresh peas and farm fresh ricotta cheese. Takes less than 15 minutes to make and serve. Make a day ahead for guests. Continue reading

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Farmers’ Market Couscous Salad for all Seasons

Vary your ingredients depending on the season for this light side dish. Goes well with all sorts of chilled or warm vegetable soups. Makes the most of farm fresh ingredients from local vendors. Continue reading

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