You’ve grown some incredible food from your home garden with heirloom seeds. Our heirloom recipes and cooking tips show easy ways to get the most flavor!

Spiced Cauliflower Soup

Spiced Cauliflower Soup

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Spiced cauliflower soup is an easy and delicious dish - a warming winter's dinner but is also a cool and creamy summer's lunch entreé or appetizer.
Lemon Green Beans

Lemony Green Beans

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Lemony Green beans are a welcome addition to the dinner table in the spring when they first arrive. Taste our unique and delicious take on them!
Aurora and Pumpkin

Roasted Pumpkin Puree

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Real, home-grown roasted pumpkin puree has a rich sweetness that is just plain lacking in commercially available pumpkin products today.
Chioggia Beet

History of Beets

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Beets have a long history of feeding people and their livestock. We look at a brief history of the beet, along with a couple of delicious recipes!
Homemade Fermented Chile Paste

Fermented Chile Paste

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Fermented chile paste is one of my favorite condiments, and making your own lets you choose the flavors and level of heat. See how easy it is!
Baked Yogurt Tart

Baked Yogurt Tart

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This incredibly simple but superbly delicious vanilla-spiked yogurt tart is very close to a custard, but made with strained yogurt.
Rossa di Treviso Radicchio

Red Risotto with Radicchio

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Radicchio is a member of the chicory family - along with Endive and Escarole - and is part of the dandelion group. Here's an unusual but delicious risotto!
American Flag Leeks

Leeks: Not Just for Stews

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Leeks are thought of as a base for winter soups and stews. Although a member of the onion family, the flavor is more subtle and refined than onions.
Alice Berner's Cornbread

Alice Berner's Cornbread

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This cornbread is light, moist and very flavorful with a sweetness that is warm and inviting. It is perfect for heirloom cornmeal and White Sonora wheat!
All About Basil

All About Basil

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Fresh basil is a hallmark of summer. Its Greek name translates as “royal”, and basil is a symbol of love in Italy.
Blue Seed Opium Poppy

The Poppy and Its Seeds

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Poppy flowers are a beautiful addition to any garden with an amazing benefit - the seeds are edible! Great growing tips and a delicious recipe are inside.
Swiss chard Italian style

Chard Of Many Colors

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Chard is like a reliable friend, always there, it is one of the greatest, and often least appreciated, of all the gifts from your local farmer (or garden).
Risotto alla Veronese

Risotto alla Veronese

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Risotto alla Veronese is a great taste of the wonderful risottos from the world famous Isola della Scala rice region of Verona, Italy. Simply delicious!
Pumpkin Orange Cheesecake

Pumpkin-Orange Cheesecake

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This pumpkin-orange cheesecake is a centerpiece dessert with multiple layers of rich flavors that roll across your tongue, surprising with each new taste.
Radicchio di Trevisio Salad

Radicchio di Treviso Salad

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Radicchio di Treviso Salad is an excellent fall or early spring introduction to a great homemade meal. Try this traditional approach for some great flavors.