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Six Hour Onion Ingredients

Six Hour Caramelized Onions

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Rich, slow-cooked caramelized onions are a simple treat. Charcoal grill roasting adds a smoky element to the sweet, complex flavors with only 3 ingredients.
Chipotle-Cillantro Coleslaw Ingredients

Chipotle-Cilantro Coleslaw

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This chipotle-cilantro coleslaw may look fairly ordinary, until it hits your taste buds. Then you (or your dinner guests) will know you’ve stumbled upon something truly special.
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.

Sicilian Eggplant and Tomato Sauce

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This Sicilian eggplant and tomato sauce is wonderful and surprising with its richness and depth of flavors, both fresh and roasted. Easy and delicious!

Lemon-Garlic Infused Olive Tapenade

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We did this video in partnership with our local hospital about growing and cooking with herbs. Lemon-Garlic Infused Olive Tapenade makes use of them.

Young Green Beans with Dijon Vinaigrette

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Young Green Beans with Dijon Vinaigrette is a quick and simply delicious way to make them into a very memorable side dish that will be talked about!

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!
Blue & Yellow Polenta

Blue and Yellow Cornmeal Polenta

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Polenta takes a bit of time, care, attention and love but the results are delicious. We show you how to make it with a lot less work but all the flavor.
Plated Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Classic Pan-Roasted Brussels Sprouts

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Brussels sprouts when slowly pan-roasted with other vegetables are surprisingly delicious, simple and very satisfying. An excellent meal or side dish.
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!
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!

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

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Butternut squash are deliciously sweet and silky, making creamy cold weather soups. You can use almost any hard winter squash to make this soup.
Oaxacan Poblano Chicken

Oaxacan Chicken in Poblano Sauce

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This Mexican poblano chicken dish from Oaxaca is one of our family’s favorites because it is easy to make and is absolutely delicious.
Roasted Garlic and Onion for Antipasto

Fresh Garden Antipasto Trio

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This trio of antipasto recipes is perfect for light grazing through an evening with friends, or the two of you watching a summer evening fade into twilight.
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.
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.
Chile Coloradito Sauce

Homemade Chile Coloradito Sauce

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Homemade Chile Coloradito sauce is my adaptation of the classic mole sauce from Oaxaca, Mexico. Make extra, it is well worth the effort!
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!

Old Time Green Chile Stew

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Green chile stew is a staple in many Southwestern homes. It is a comfort food on par with chicken soup. Here's the recipe I grew up with.
Nasturtium Pods

Pickled Nasturtium Pods

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Nasturtium pods, seeds or buds are hot like peppers when they are mature, green and plump. They make incredible pickled caper alternatives.
Hortopita

Hortopita or Greek Spring Greens Quiche

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Hortopita is a savory pie that is stuffed with horta, or edible spring greens and feta cheese between filo pastry sheets.
Wheat and Lentil Soup

Catanian Wheat and Lentil Soup

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Zuppa Di Grano e Lenticchie or Catanian Wheat and Lentil Soup is an ancient farm soup that is enjoying a resurgence in its home country of Sicily.
Sorrel Leaves

French Sorrel or “Lemonade in a Leaf”

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French sorrel is known as "lemonade leaf" and has been prized for its nutritional and culinary qualities for centuries. In many climates it will nativize.
"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.

Armenian Cucumber- Best Burpless Heirloom Cucumber

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The heirloom Armenian Cucumber has been a preferred choice of home gardeners for generations for it's taste, productivity and "burpless" qualities.
The Carrot's Odyssey

Braised and Marinated Carrot Recipes

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Here's two new recipes that use fresh from the garden carrots in unusual but delicious ways. Fresh, local food in the best way possible!
'roasting the Pumpkins

Thanksgiving Turkey and Pumpkin Soup

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Here is a great way to turn the remaining Thanksgiving turkey and pumpkin into an incredibly delicious soup that people will rave about.

Fresh Roasted Garden Salsa

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A great foundation recipe for freshly roasted garden salsa using the best ingredients fresh from your garden. Easy to make and wonderfully tasty.

Cajun Chicken Maque Choux

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Cajun Chicken Maquechoux is a stunning late summer dish that will be remembered fondly when the fresh corn is gone.

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…

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.

A Tale of Two Onion Soups

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Two onion soup recipes compared using heirloom vegetables. Using heirloom onion and garlic gives the incomparable flavor to the soups.
Connecticut Field Pumpkin

3 Great Heirloom Pumpkin Recipes

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Three great heirloom pumpkin recipes that prove pumpkin isn't strictly for Halloween or pumpkin pie; there are many other tasty ways to enjoy it.

Cilantro Freezer Pickles

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Cilantro Freezer Pickles has been a favorite of our for years and is always devoured at picnics. Preserves the outstanding fresh cilantro flavor.
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.