August 26, 2016

As promised last week, here are two more fermentation recipes to try with the fruits and vegetables from your summer garden!   

Pickled Grapes

Fermented Pickled Tomatoes

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August 10, 2016

Popular during the Great Depression, this dish provides all of the essential amino acids which makes it a less expensive alternative to meat.  Vegans will love this combination of a grain (corn) and legumes (lima beans) among other fresh, delicious, seasonal ingredients.  Serves 8.

1 medium onion, mi...

July 24, 2016

This chunky salad is hearty enough to serve as a main dish, and could be made ahead to avoid cooking in the heat of the day.  It's a wonderful way to use up seasonal garden produce.  Serves 6.

1 tsp salt, optional

1 lb. red creamer potatoes, cut in 1" cubes

1 lb. green beans, cut in 3 in...

June 30, 2016

This is a gorgeous salad that Alison developed for the guests at The Reutlinger. Perfect for summer. Cool and refreshing with lots of protein and fresh produce from the garden.  Serves 8

Salad:

32 oz. salmon or tuna fillet, skin off

¼ cup olive oil

2 lemons (juice and zest)

2 lbs. French green beans-Blan...

June 28, 2016

Running out of ideas for how to use that "end of the season" cherry crop?  This recipe is great for a 4th of July Barbecue.

4 lbs. pitted cherries

Grated zest and juice of 1 orange

1T Kirsch

1 cup sugar

1T Flour

2/3 cup toasted walnuts or pecans (or combination of both)

1 ¼  cups unbleached all-purpose flour

6T brown...

August 21, 2014

A wonderful way to use up those huge tomatoes from the garden

Serves 4

Sandwich Ingredients:

1 large loaf ciabatta (1-pound size)
2 or more large ripe, juicy tomatoes (such as Brandywines, Striped Germans, Carmello or Costoluto Genovese)
1 large yellow or red bell pepper, roasted, peeled and quartered
4 ounces f...

August 21, 2014

Made with fresh ingredients right out of the garden!

Serves 4

 

Ingredients

1 lb. fresh green beans, cut into 3 inch lengths

1 lb. corn, cleaned and cut from the cob

¼  bunch fresh basil

½ lb. diced fresh tomato

Sea salt and fresh ground black pepper

 

Vinaigrette

(Makes 1 cup)

¼  Cup red wine vinegar

1 tsp dijon mustard

f...