Monthly Archives: August 2013

Late Summer Bounty

We are getting so many absolutely delicious vegetables right now. Though it is wonderful, it can definitely be quite overwhelming at times. Salad is one of the ideas that comes to mind and there are so many options to consider. … Continue reading

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Exploring Eggplant

Last year eggplant was one of the most difficult vegetables to use up (and to use well) in our household. I don’t think that I made a successful eggplant dish all year (not for lack of trying). We grilled it, … Continue reading

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Cool and Refreshing Salads!

Cucumbers in cool sour cream; so simple and refreshing! This recipe has been in our family going back to when I was a small child. It somehow became a Christmas tradition and my Aunt Janis makes it every year. We … Continue reading

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Flavor Intuition

Sometimes it all comes together. Once you start identifying the quirky  flavors of  individual  veggies…. the real fun begins! You can follow your flavor intuition and create a dish like this one made of beets, carrots and kale, with a drizzle of … Continue reading

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Easy-Peazy, Lime-Squeezy!

This week’s recipes are all about easy…super easy! This first recipe is simplicity at its finest. The sweetness of the beets is cut by the sharpness of the lime. You will find that this recipe will convert most beet dislikers into beet … Continue reading

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