Baked Apples with Oatmeal Streusel

Baked Apples with Oatmeal Streusel 4 large, tart apples 3 tbs walnuts 3 tbs raisins or other dried fruit, (I like apricots) ¾ cup oatmeal ¾ cup flour 2/3 cup brown sugar packed 1 stick cold butter, cut into cubes 1 tsp cinnamon ½ tsp ginger Pinch of salt Core apples and cut a small […]

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White Bean and Roasted Eggplant Hummus

White Bean and Roasted Eggplant Hummus 1 ½ lbs eggplant, trimmed and cut into small chunks Olive oil Salt and pepper 1 15oz can white beans, drained and rinsed 1/3 cup loosely packed, fresh parsley 3 tbs fresh lemon juice 2 cloves minced garlic Red pepper flakes (optional) Preheat oven to 450. Oil a baking […]

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Broccoli, Red Pepper and Cheddar Chowder

Broccoli, Red Pepper and Cheddar Chowder 1 small head broccoli, bottom trimmed off, finely chop remaining stalk, and separately cut florets into small pieces. 1 large potato cut into small cubes 3 cups chicken broth 1 onion, chopped 1 red pepper, diced 2-3 cloves of garlic, minced 2 tbs butter Salt and pepper to taste […]

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Plum Crumble

Plum Crumble Easy and delicious! 3 pounds fresh plums, pitted, quartered, about 5 cups 1/4 cup brown sugar 1 cup sifted all-purpose flour ½ cup granulated sugar ½ teaspoon salt ½ tsp cinnamon 1 large egg, beaten ½ cup butter, melted Combine plums and sugar, stirring well to blend. Pour into a buttered 11 1/2×7 […]

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Green Beans with Garlic and Walnuts

Green Beans with Garlic and Walnuts My favorite way to have green beans. 2 cups fresh green beans, cleaned – (stem tip snapped off) 3 garlic cloves minced ½ cup walnuts 2 tbs butter Olive oil Salt and pepper to taste Steam beans until tender but still slightly firm. Drain and rinse with cold water […]

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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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