Gazpacho

Gazpacho Full of veggies and vitamins, with a fresh from the garden flavor.  6 ripe tomatoes, peeled and chopped, if out of season use cherry for best results. 1 red onion, finely chopped 1 cucumber, peeled, seeded, chopped 1 sweet red bell pepper (or green) seeded and chopped 2 stalks celery, chopped 1-2 tbs chopped […]

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Fresh Peach Cobbler

Fresh Peach Cobbler Very easy and quick, delicious with some vanilla ice cream. ½ cup butter 1  cup plus 1 tbs flour 1 cup sugar, divided 1 tbs baking powder 1 cup milk 4 cups fresh peach slices (use more if desired) 1 tbs lemon juice Pinch of ground cinnamon and nutmeg Preheat oven to […]

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Melon and Red Pepper Salsa

Melon and Red Pepper Salsa 2 cups watermelon, cut into small cubes 2 cups cantaloupe or honeydew, cut into small cubes ½ red bell pepper, cored and cut into small cubes ½ medium red onion, minced 1 jalapeno pepper, cored and finely diced ¼ cup finely chopped cilantro (optional) Zest and juice from one lime […]

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Nasturtium Lemon Butter

Nasturtium Lemon Butter 3 tbs finely sliced nasturtium flowers ½ cup butter – room temp Zest of one lemon 1 tsp. lemon juice Blend together and enjoy this colorful tasty blend anywhere you would normally use butter. Freezes well.  

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Watermelon Granita Recipe

Watermelon Granita Recipe 4 cups cubed, seedless watermelon ½ cup sugar 2 tbs lime juice Puree ingredients in a blender. Pour into a 9×13” dish and place in the freezer. Stir with a fork every 30 minutes (set the timer), until mixture is slushy, about 2-21/2 hours.

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Chicken Souvlaki withTzatziki

Chicken Souvlaki withTzatziki 2 pounds boned, skinned chicken breasts, cut into 1 1/2-in. cubes 1/4 cup olive oil 1/4 cup dry white wine 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 teaspoons chopped fresh oregano leaves 4 garlic cloves (2 crushed, 2 minced) 1/2 English cucumber, coarsely shredded 14 ounces Greek yogurt 2 teaspoons rice or white wine […]

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Carrots with Lemon and Marjoram

Carrots with Lemon and Marjoram 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 large clove garlic, minced 2 pounds carrots (about 16), cut diagonally into 1/2-inch slices 1 teaspoon sugar 1 tablespoon chopped fresh marjoram, or 1 teaspoon dried marjoram 4 teaspoons lemon juice Salt and pepper to taste In a fry pan, heat half of the olive […]

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Recipe: Rhubarb Oatmeal Bars

Rhubarb Oatmeal Bars 1/2 cup chopped nuts 1 1/2 cups rolled oats 1 cup brown sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 cups flour 1 cup butter or shortening 1/4 teaspoon baking soda Filling: 3 cups chopped rhubarb 1 1/2 cups sugar 2 tablespoons cornstarch 1/4 cup water 1 teaspoon vanilla Combine all ingredients for crust […]

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Recipe: Fresh Strawberry Jam

Fresh Strawberry Jam If you missed the Herbal Tea Party class a week or two ago, here is a great way to use up those strawberries on the verge in the fridge. Eat within a week or freeze. Also great on ice cream, puddings, cake. 1 ½ cups sugar 1 large lemon, zested and juice […]

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Recipe: Homemade Boursin

Homemade Boursin This is easy and delicious! 2 garlic cloves, finely minced 8 oz butter – room temp 16oz cream cheese, room temp 4 tbs freshly grated Parmesan Salt and pepper to taste. Fresh or dried herbs of choice. If fresh they should be minced. I like chives, marjoram, thyme, basil, dill, red pepper flakes […]

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