Tag Archives: Carrboro

Quark Pancakes with Honeysuckle Syrup & Fresh Fruit

    Spring seemed to play hide and seek this year. So after many weeks of waiting for the freeze warnings and rain to cease it was delightful to begin to smell honeysuckle vines blooming and get out and pick … Continue reading

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Creamy Orange Soft-Serve Smoothie

It’s been raining off and on for four days now and the temperatures have not been exactly inspiring me to go outside or make cold drinks. But the sun came out early and burned off the remainder of the ugly … Continue reading

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Berry, Beet & Radish Resolution Juice

Refreshing juice drink or popsicle made with spring & summer berries blended with fall apples and winter radishes. Continue reading

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Farmers’ Markets & CSA’s

    During the last couple of months, many farms have sent out newsletters or posted to Facebook about their 2014 seasonal offerings, most readily called a CSA for Community Supported Agriculture.  Some farmers only offer a CSA Weekly Box … Continue reading

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Creamy Tomato, Cauliflower & Pesto Soup

  As the sun rises this morning, it hits the brick on the house behind mine perfectly to turn the color of the brick to a lovely shade resembling a summer peach. Can you tell I’m ready for warmer temperatures? … Continue reading

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Maple Syrup Candied Ginger

Three pantry items from one “candy” process. Using organic Appalachian Mountain maple syrup, fresh organic local ginger rhizomes and pure maple sugar combine with a little heat to create a year’s worth of ginger infused maple syrup, ginger infused maple sugar and maple syrup candied ginger. Continue reading

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Late Summer Minestrone Soup

Roasted #HeirloomTomatoes, slow-cooked onions, colorful grilled summer squash, fresh greens with local garlic make up the most satisfying late summer soup you can imagine as the evenings begin to chill just slightly. Add grilled #shrimp, #beef, #goat, #lamb, chicken, or roasted #chickpeas. Continue reading

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Slow Roasting Individual Heirloom Tomatoes

Slow-roasting heirloom tomatoes brings out the intensity of their flavor. Use them on pizza instead of sauce, mixed into goat cheese or chickpeas for an appetizer spread, or blended into pasta dishes or sauces. 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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Shrimp Bites

Fresh or frozen shrimp make an excellent snack or full meal in this adapted recipe from Gena Knox using local in-season ingredients from Locals Seafood, Wild Onion Farms and Chicken Bridge Bakery. Continue reading

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