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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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Sweet Potato Lattes

A Korean breakfast drink updated with pumpkin pie spices, local milk, sweet potatoes and Western NC maple syrup make a more healthy morning latte for the whole family. Continue reading

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Early Fall Vegetable & Quinoa Salad

Here’s a flexible quinoa salad that uses a blend of fall and summer vegetables as farmers’ markets transition with weather changes. 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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Black Beans in the Pressure Cooker

Here’s another way to cut your dinner prep in half with the pressure cooker! Black Beans are an excellent addition to many salads, soups and stews. 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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Roasted Potato Salad with Buttermilk & Yogurt Herb Dressing

Olive oil and herb roasted potatoes provide the back drop for a refreshing update to a summer classic. Homemade butternut dressing with Greek yogurt and fresh herbs blend well with farm fresh eggs and heirloom celery. Or make your base potatoes with specialty salts! Continue reading

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