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Honey Lemon Ginger Turmeric Cold Killer

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Honey and lemon juice combined with powerful ginger and turmeric makes a highly effective cold killer that's easy to make.
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!
Argentine Beef Roast

Argentine Beef Roast with Fettuccine

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This unusual but delicious Argentine beef roast is served with "tuco" - a traditional tomato sauce over tallarines, similar to handmade fettuccine.
Smoked Yogurt Marinated Beef Roast

Smoked Yogurt Marinated Beef Roast

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Smoked Yogurt Marinated Beef Roast - the perfect centerpiece for an impressive and delicious dinner that won't take all of your day to prepare!
Peel Garlic in 10 Seconds

Peel Garlic in 10 Seconds

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Can you peel garlic in 10 seconds? Not just one clove, but a whole head? We show you how in our very short video!

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.
Fermented Pepper Sauce

Fermented Pepper Sauce

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Fermented pepper sauce is one of the easiest, safest and most delicious methods of preserving your garden's bountiful harvest of peppers.
"Seasons of My Heart" Cookbook

Sopa de Tomate con Albóndigas or Tomato Soup with Meatballs

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Oaxacan Albóndigas soup with heirloom tomato puree, onions and home raised beef. A wonderfully tasty and satisfying cold weather soup.
Beef, Barley and Root Vegetable Soup

Beef, Barley and Root Vegetable Soup

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Every fall I look forward to this beef, barley and root vegetable soup. A bowl of broth-based soup somehow nourishes both the body and soul.

Young Asparagus with Prosciutto and Pine Nuts

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Sauteéd young asparagus with prosciutto and pine nuts captures the essence of spring on a fork!

Chao Sigua (Stir-Fried Loofah)

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Stir-Fried loofah is an unusual, delicious dish that is easy to make. Edible loofah is harvested young and tender and has a cucumber like flavor.

Mediterranean Pan Roasted Vegetables

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Mediterranean Pan Roasted Vegetables are wonderful as a side to outdoor cooking or as a basis for a fresh, healthy meal.
The Carrot's Odyssey

Marinated Heirloom Carrots

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Marinated Heirloom Carrots is a wonderful, tasty and unusual recipe to prepare heirloom carrots as a side dish or presentation at a family meal.

Fresh Heirloom Basil Recipes

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Here are a couple of recipes that use fresh herbs- that you should…

Heirloom Oregano: A Culinary Herb in a League All its Own

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Oregano is a common kitchen herb, but is used for more than cooking. Experience the amazing flavor and aroma this easy to grow heirloom herb offers.

Herb and Vegetable Roasted Chicken with Buttermilk Biscuits

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Herb and vegetable roasted chicken with buttermilk biscuits. This great pair of recipes create an impressive yet easy satisfying and delicious dinner.

Heirloom Corn and Potato Chowder

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Heirloom Corn and Potato Chowder is a warming winter chowder, thick and hearty to chase away the cold winter blues.
Rosa Bianca Eggplant

About Eggplant...

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Bitter eggplant is a thing of the past when growing your own and used in a fresh eggplant pasta sauce.

Heirloom Red Russian Kale Recipes

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Delicious recipes for using the wonderful Red Russian Kale that is a mainstay of the fall garden.