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Grilled Corn Stew

At first this seemed more like a chowder, but since all chowders must have fish in them I called it a stew. It is really a thick soup. Really fresh corn and tomatoes make this dish. For how to grill … Continue reading

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Potatoes, Tomatoes and Cheese…

Oh my! This is an excellent main course or side. Any type of cheese will work but I am a fan of Swiss. Use the ripest garden tomatoes for the best results. Of course Romano is non negotiable. Tomato Potato … Continue reading

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Stuffed Tomatoes

This is a great way to use up tomatoes if they happen to be overproducing in the garden. It also works with tomatoes found at a farmers market. Just make sure they are fresh, along with the corn and pepper. … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Seasonal Vegetarian

Is the garden producing like crazy yet? If not there is always the farmer’s market. Start with some soup Then some salad A little bit of fried never hurt No one can turn down watermelon for dessert

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Baked Potatoes and Zucchini

This is a great dish as either a main course or a side. Make sure to slice the zucchini and potatoes as close to the same thickness as possible. Zucchini Potato Casserole 5 cloves garlic minced 1 onion quartered and … Continue reading

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Bruschetta with Wilted Arugula and Green Tomatoes

With all the rain we have gotten some of the first tomatoes have developed black spots. Instead of just tossing them on the compost pile I thought it may be a good idea to use them. As long as they … Continue reading

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Trimming Garlic Scapes and Plucking Flowers

The first of the garlic scapes have begun to sprout out and I cannot wait to cook them up. Scapes are the shoots that come out of the center of a garlic plant signaling the garlic will soon be ready … Continue reading

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To Shell or Not to Shell

Nothing says spring like fresh fava beans. I love these things so much that this winter they are going to be an addition to the garden. Before I get to the delicious risotto in the photo though there is a … Continue reading

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Pickle Me This Again

This was my first attempt at pickles and they turned out pretty fantastic. Next time I may cut the cucumbers into slices for some and spears for others. Always use the freshest produce for any canning recipe. This made two … Continue reading

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Squash Casserole

Normally I hate squash casseroles because they turn into a mushy slimy mess. Also a lot of times they are made with some sort of canned soup and dried onions. Yuck. So guess what is not in this recipe? Oh … Continue reading

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