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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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Quick Candied Pecans

Candied Pecans in less than 10 minutes make the easiest party snack or addition to a basic pancake, granola or muffin recipe. Using local NC products, this recipes comes together in a snap. Continue reading

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Spicy Quinoa Salad with Grilled Eggplant & Tuscan Basil

Grilled Rosa Eggplant provides a smokey undertone to the bright Tuscan Basil and fresh zucchini and red peppers. Dried Asian Peppers provide some heat and contrast the crispy red onion. Continue reading

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Salads, Soups & Stir Fry, OH MY!

Using winter and early spring greens as a base, along with colorful vegetables of the season, create a salad that can be stir-fried or eaten as a soup with the addition of homemade stock. Continue reading

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Winter Greens & Turnip Salad with Black Eyed Peas

An inexpensive healthy salad that can be added to a light broth for a light winter soup or shredded as a topping for hot dogs and sausages on local rolls. 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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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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Quinoa Salad with Roasted Vegetables & Cheese

A “Meatless Monday” meal anytime of the year using local ingredients. Great for a “second harvest” on those summer favorites like sweet peppers, eggplant and cherry tomatoes. Delightfully filling and easy to digest. Continue reading

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Black & White Bean Salsa with Corn, Peppers, & Onions

Colorful side dish to any fish or poultry in the heat of the late summer when fresh corn is available. Great for a party as an appetizer with chips. Continue reading

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