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Brown Butter & Maple Syrup Corn Muffins

Browned butter, maple syrup, and fresh corn straight from organic farms slathered with local honey make this a treat anytime of day. 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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Cooking with Local Oyster Mushrooms

Local #farms are experimenting with growing all sorts of quality #mushrooms for #farmersmarkets. During harvest time, these can be #grilled, #sauteed or #dehydrated and stored to use in soups, risotto, savory tarts, casseroles, and sauces throughout the year. Continue reading

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Seasonal Sandwiches Using Local Ingredients

Easy seasonal sandwiches using local farm foods and locally baked breads make meal planning a breeze any time of the year. 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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Upside-Down Apple & Pecan Ginger Cake

Use the Gluten Free Pancake Mix from Moon Rabbit Foods to make an upside down cake loaded with local organic fruit, nuts, ginger and maple syrup and prepared with sustainable farm fresh eggs, milk and butter. Continue reading

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Vegetable Duck Soup – Two Ways

A healthy version of Duck Soup rendering all the colors of fall with heirloom colored carrots, bright green chard, beautiful cream colored mushrooms and local brown rice with undertones of spring celery & sweet Southern onions. Serve it up with goat cheese crackers or warm local cheese bread for a satisfying meal. 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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