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Preserving Farm Fresh Shiitake Mushrooms

Saving Shiitake Mushrooms is easy and takes up very little freezer space. Many local farms grow them seasonally in the spring and fall here in the Triangle area of North Carolina. 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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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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Very Berry Beet Smoothie

Combine local organic fruit, roasted beets, honey, a few dark leafy greens with coconut water and plain kefir for a colorful start to your morning or a late afternoon snack. 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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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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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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Southern Grits & Sweet Magnolias

Nothing beats a warm bowl of organic stone-ground local grits blended with pan-seared veggies, ham or local cheese. Continue reading

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Late Summer Veggie, Egg & Cheese Wrap

Late Summer veggies, eggs & cheese from the farmers’ market make for a quick nutritional breakfast wrap on local bread. Continue reading

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Fall Celery Root & Sweet Potato Soup

Make a simple fall soup out of celery root, sweet potatoes, white turnips, sweet onions and homemade broth. Freeze it and add a bit of coconut milk and peppers to change it the second time around. Continue reading

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