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Rhubarb Compote

This is a good way to use up leftover cherries and rhubarb. Rhubarb Compote 6 cups rhubarb chopped into 1/2″ pieces 3 cups cherries halved 2 tbsp grated ginger 1 1/2 cups sugar Mix everything together in a sauce pan … Continue reading

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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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Raw Spinach Stuffed Cornish Hens

This is a different way to stuff cornish hens. Cornish Hens Stuffed with Raw Spinach 2 cornish hens 4 cups fresh spinach leaves 6-8 cremini mushrooms sliced in half and then sliced very thin 3 cloves garlic minced Pesto Salt/pepper … 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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Broiled Oysters on the Half Shell

Here is a simple way to enjoy fresh oysters if someone prefers them cooked and someone else prefers them raw. If you do not know how to shuck an oyster go here. If you do not have an oyster knife … Continue reading

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