Category Archives: Garden

Fava Puree

Again use fresh fava bean pods no longer than 4″. This works best if she second skin can remain on when grinding. The easiest way to tell is eat a raw one and see if the skin is tough and … Continue reading

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Raw Fava Beans with Romano

Fava beans are best served raw, tossed in good olive oil, black pepper and grated romano. They can be eaten whole as long as the outside skin has not grown tough enough to require removal.  Pick pods once they reach … Continue reading

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Baked Chicken with Chestnut Mushrooms, Pea Shoots and Rhubarb Sauce

This is a great way to use leftover rhubarb sitting around after a pie. It also makes use of fresh pea shoots and chestnut mushrooms, all of which come in season at the same time. Strain and keep the boiling … Continue reading

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Cornmeal Crusted Scallop Salad

This is a perfect light dinner or first course. Make sure to use fresh scallops that are all roughly the same size. Four to five are good per person as a main or two as a starter course. This recipe … Continue reading

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Chilled Cucumber Soup

We got a ton of cucumbers from the garden. What to do, what to do. Chilled Cucumber Soup 2 1/2 lbs cucumbers seeded and chopped roughly 1 1/2 cups non fat Greek Yogurt 1/3-1 cup buttermilk 2 tbsp chopped fresh … Continue reading

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Fresh Blueberry Cheesecake

The blueberry bushes are really at peak production and there are too many berries to eat slowly. This is my type of problem. Blueberry Cheesecake Sauce 1 1/2 cups fresh blueberries 1/4 cup sugar 1 tbsp lemon juice 2 tsp … Continue reading

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Blueberry Rolls

These are a great way to use some fresh blueberries. Blueberry Rolls Filling 2 cups fresh blueberries 1/4 cup packed brown sugar 1 tsp cornstarch Dough 2 1/4 cups unbleached white flour 3 tbsp sugar 1 tsp salt 2 tsp … Continue reading

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