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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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Cornmeal Cakes with Fresh Corn & Heirloom Okra

A gluten-free organic recipe for Cornmeal Cakes using fresh local corn and heirloom okra that can be used as an appetizer or a side dish to a larger meal of soup or stew. 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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Piment D’Espelette Chili Roasted Potato & Corn Soup

The late summer brings beautiful baby potatoes, sweet corn from the fields of local farms and wonderful fresh fish to make this Spicy Basque inspired soup with local Paprika peppers. 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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Pressure Cooker Green Beans

Make fresh green beans in half the time using a pressure cooker along with smoked salts & pepper for a fabulous vegetarian side dish. Continue reading

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Quinoa Salad with Local Vegetables, Black Beans & Wild Rice

Interchangeable ingredients make this salad healthy, versatile and flexible to meet the needs of several meals. Add broth, stuff another vegetable with the base, or add chicken to create several meals from one base. Continue reading

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Fresh Peach Lemonade

Beat the heat with Summer Peach Lemonade. Fresh local fruit & honey, lemon juice and a blender are all you need. Continue reading

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Pecans with Raspberry Vinegar, Honey & Rosemary

Simple pecans gentled cooked in raspberry vinegar and local honey with garden fresh rosemary, smoked pepper and flake salt make an excellent appetizer or side dish with some slices of cheese and crackers any time during the year. Continue reading

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Quinoa Salad with Celery Leaf, Fresh Corn & Ripe Berries

Late spring celery leaves combined with the first of summer’s sweet corn and ripe berries made a quick meal with the addition of toasted quinoa, wild rice and local toasted pecans. Continue reading

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