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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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Slow Roasting Individual Heirloom Tomatoes

Slow-roasting heirloom tomatoes brings out the intensity of their flavor. Use them on pizza instead of sauce, mixed into goat cheese or chickpeas for an appetizer spread, or blended into pasta dishes or sauces. 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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Poached Eggs on Roasted Heirloom Tomato Sauce

Shakshuka is popular in many other countries and it’s an easy dish to modify seasonally with chickpeas, additional vegetables, spices and adjust to your taste preferences with meat, cheese, hot peppers and bread. 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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Blueberry & White Chocolate Bread Pudding

Simple individual bread puddings created from local White Chocolate Baguettes, fresh blueberries from a local farm and honey from an urban hive. 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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Cantaloupe & Strawberry Smoothie

Simple summer smoothie made from fresh, frozen or dehydrated ingredients that’s sure to boost your energy on a hot day. Continue reading

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Roasted Heirloom Beets, Local Chevre & Fresh Thyme

Colored heirloom beets and local goat cheese combined with fresh thyme create a beautiful spread for party guests to enjoy year round. 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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