Tag Archives: Wake County

Creamy Orange Soft-Serve Smoothie

It’s been raining off and on for four days now and the temperatures have not been exactly inspiring me to go outside or make cold drinks. But the sun came out early and burned off the remainder of the ugly … Continue reading

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Pumpkin & Cornmeal Muffins with Granola Topping

A fall delight with fresh roasted pumpkin, local honey, molasses and corn meal. Not too sweet, but delightfully filling on a chilly morning with a cup of tea or with a bowl of chili for lunch. Great snack for kids on the go! Continue reading

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Kellogg’s Breakfast: Tomato Sauce, Orzo & Spicy Sausage

Turn extra Orange Beefsteak Tomatoes into a great summer heirloom tomato sauce mixed with orzo pasta, spicy sausage, and fresh parsley or basil. Continue reading

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Stuffed Eggplant on the Grill

A wonderful light vegetarian stuffed eggplant that has all sorts of possibilities with summer vegetables. Roasting on the grill keeps the heat and mess outside. Continue reading

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Mexican Rice with Heirloom Tomato Juice & Roasted Onions

An easy & healthy alternative to plain rice using leftover tomato juice and broth, fresh herbs, onions, and peppers. Freezes well for later use in soups or casseroles. Continue reading

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Dried Tomato Scones with Local Chevre

Dried Sungold cherry tomatoes from Wild Onion Farm add a tangy sweet flavor to local chevre scones with fresh chives and local butter from Homeland Creamery. A savory treat that you can make for breakfast or lunch and complete with a few bits of local bacon mixed into the batter. Continue reading

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Cucumber Cooler

Cucumber Cooler: 5 minutes to gather ingredients, 3 minutes to chop produce, 1 minute to blend, = heavenly cool cucumber drink delight on a hot day! Continue reading

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Simple Summer Pasta Salads

Versatile summer salad that you can make on the fly with whatever local cheese, tomatoes, bacon, garlic and herbs are at the market. Serve it chilled or room temperature. Make it up ahead of time for a picnic. Continue reading

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Steaming & Dehydrating to Save Space

Dehydrating preserves your carrots, celery, cherry tomatoes to use in hiking recipes or fast meals at home throughout the year. Continue reading

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Local Fish Stew Cooked with Heirloom Vegetables

Simple fish stew that will work with many types of local fish. Choose one that will hold it’s texture and shape after you Continue reading

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