Butternunt Squash Soup

Butternut Squash Soup

1 medium butternut squash 1 13,5 oz can of coconut milk 1 tbs butter Cooking oil 1 onion sliced thin 3-4 garlic cloves, minced 1 tsp ground turmeric 1 tsp ground coriander Salt and pepper to taste 4-5 cups of chicken or veggie broth Yogurt and cilantro for garnish Preheat oven to 375. Lightly pierce […]

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Apple Chutney

Apple Chutney

3 large tart cooking apples (such as green Granny Smith) peeled, cored, and chopped 1 small red or green bell pepper 1/2 cup chopped onion 1/3 cup apple cider vinegar 1/4 cup brown sugar 1 tbs grated orange peel 1 tbs grated fresh ginger 1/2 tsp ground allspice Combine all ingredients in a medium saucepan […]

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apple crisp

Apple Crisp

3/4 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons granulated sugar 1 stick butter, cold, cut into small cubes 1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats (not quick-cooking) 3 pounds apples, such as Granny Smith, Gala, or Braeburn, peeled, cored, and cut into slices 2 tbs fresh lemon juice […]

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Napa Cabbage with Apples, Pomegranate and Radish Salad

3 tablespoons organic apple cider vinegar 4 tablespoons olive or avocado oil 1 teaspoon honey or agave 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard Salt and black pepper, to taste 1 small head Napa cabbage, sliced thin and chopped 3-4 radishes, thinly sliced, (a mandoline is great for this) ½ cup pomegranate seeds 2 apples, cored and thinly […]

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Herb Blurb October 2018

Happy Fall! My favorite season. We are in the last bountiful month of the fall harvest season featuring pumpkins, apples, pears, kale, and all the cooler veggies. Corn mazes, harvest and pumpkin festivals abound. It’s wonderful weather for hiking and biking or just long walks in the cool, crisp air of autumn. Halloween festivities will […]

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Food Preservation Boot Camp

Part I of Food Preservation Boot Camp Series: Drying & Freezing Morning Class Turn your garden or farmers market bounty into a ready-to-use pantry full of flavorful dried or frozen veggies, fruits and herbs. Get an overview of the best freezing and drying techniques. Fun and easy to process, compact dried and/or frozen food is […]

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Edible Flower Feast

Edible Flower Feast Experience a sensory feast as we explore the delectable world of edible flowers. Learn how to safely grow, harvest and use flowers for tasty and beautiful culinary creations. Discover how to candy flowers and herbs for elegant garnishes. Enjoy a luncheon of Herb Blossom Canapés, Chicken Curry Salad with Flower Confetti, Calendula […]

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Stuffed Zucchini

Print Stuffed Zucchini Great luncheon or side dish. Author Susan Evans, Certified Clinical Herbalist Ingredients 4 medium zucchini save the overgrown, woody ones for compost ornaments. 1 – 1 ½ cup day-old breadcrumbs 1 small onion diced ½ cup diced red pepper 3-4 cloves garlic diced Olive oil Seasonings – salt pepper, dried thyme, marjoram, […]

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Greek Salad with Lemon and Oregano

Print Greek Salad with Lemon and Oregano Add chicken or shrimp for a full meal deal. Author Susan Evans, Certified Clinical Herbalist Ingredients 1 medium cucumber chopped into small cubes 1/2 green or red bell pepper chopped 1 cup cherry or grape tomatoes halved 1/4 cup Kalamata olives 1/4 small red onion thinly sliced Juice […]

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Herb Cheese and Butter

Print Herb Cheese and Butter Author Susan Evans, Certified Clinical Herbalist Ingredients 8 ounces cream cheese or butter at room temperature could also use goat or feta cheese 4-5 cloves of roasted garlic optional 2 scallions minced ½ teaspoon cracked black pepper 1 teaspoon chopped chives 2 teaspoons herb mix or fresh herbs of choice […]

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sage

Sage

Herb of the Month – Sage Sage is a savory seasoning for poultry, pork, winter squash, pear and apple dishes, cheeses, stews, and chowders. Antiviral and astringent, sage has long been used as a healing herb. Sage leaf rubbed on unhealthy gums will help tighten and disinfect. Sage tea is a delicious remedy for sore […]

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Herb Blurb September 2018

I love fall, it is my favorite season,  Harvest festivals, turning leaves,  the farmer’s markets overflowing with fresh fruits and veggies and cooler days  all add up to a marvelous month. It’s time to start stocking up for winter. Collect the garden harvest, dry herbs for teas, seasoning blends and kitchen remedies, and prepare the garden […]

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