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Honey Pickled Jalapenos with Garlic

Honey Pickled Jalapeños with Garlic

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Pickled jalapeños and garlic have been favorites of ours for a couple of decades. See our newest twist with honey on this classic recipe!
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.
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.
Spinach Sesame and Ginger Salad

Spinach Salad with Sesame and Ginger

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This Asian- inspired wilted spinach salad combines the rich, sweet fresh spinach with the rice vinegar, ginger, pepper flakes and toasted sesame flavors.
Szechuan Buttons in hand

Szechuan Button and Mango Sorbet

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Szechuan Buttons make an attention-grabbing "fizzy" sorbet- a tongue-tingling dessert or perhaps the ultimate between-course palate cleanser.
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.
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).
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!
Asparagus with Tomato Pesto Dressing

Asparagus with Tomato Pesto Dressing

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Asparagus adds a creamy foundation to the rich, flavorful and slightly spicy tomato pesto sauce in this unusual and tasty side dish.

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.
Herbed Dried Tomatoes

Herbed Marinated Dried Tomatoes

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Herbed Marinated Dried Tomatoes make incredibly thoughtful gifts. You can't buy the flavor of these herbed tomatoes, anywhere, at any price.
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.
"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.

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.

Fresh Heirloom Basil Recipes

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