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Broccoli, Carrot & Greens Salad to Soup

Spring and fall are the perfect times to make this simple salad & soup with fresh carrots, broccoli, chard, bok choy and green onion. 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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Dark Chocolate Beet & Toasted Pecan Cookies

Make your Valentine a Beet Cookie this year! White or dark chocolate and toasted nuts make this recipe fun for everyone in the family. 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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Scalloped Turnips, Onions & Mushrooms for Thanksgiving

Caramelized turnips and onions mixed with local cheese, sauteed mushrooms and cream complete your holiday meal. This recipe pairs well with poultry & stuffing and you can make it ahead for a party. Continue reading

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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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Sweet Potato Hummus

A quick seasonal hummus that pairs well with fresh fall apples. Great as a peanut butter replacement for snacks. 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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Adapting Recipes & Shopping @ the Farmers’ Market

My 7 Step process for selecting modifying recipes and selecting samples for the farmers’ markets. Continue reading

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Pear Butter with Fresh Ginger

Delicate Pear Butter using local fresh ginger and spices from your cabinet. Freezes well and is adaptable for many recipes both savory and sweet. Continue reading

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