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Zucchini-Corn Quesadilla Time!

Ingredients: Local zucchini, sliced Local onions sliced Fresh local corn (you can use raw or already cooked corn, kernels cut from the cob) Shredded local cheddar cheese Optional: Toasted chopped walnuts Flour tortillas (I’ll bet you could also use local Vermont … Continue reading

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Compost Cooking!

Mindful cooks, through the generations, have had ways to reduce food waste: stir fry, frittata, quiche, quesadillas, soups, stews, homemade broth, etc. Of late, many professional chefs are challenging themselves to use food that would otherwise be wasted. Here are … Continue reading

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Rose Hip-Mint Tea

Have you ever made rose hip tea? I did a few years ago, using fresh rose hips. I was unimpressed. I’ve since learned one needs twice as many fresh ones as dried, and that mint makes a nice addition. Since … Continue reading

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Fresh from the Garden Gazpacho!

Tomatoes, cukes, and peppers are ripening – t’is the season for gazpacho . . .  and Long Wind Farm was having a sale on tomatoes!  There are lots of different recipes; some like it silky smooth, others like it chunky … Continue reading

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Herbs-from-the-Garden Crackers

Today’s Valley News had Carol Egbert’s recipe for homemade crackers with a suggestion to try different herbs. I had dried sage, rosemary and thyme from the garden as well as dried hot peppers . . . why not give it … Continue reading

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Whole Wheat Butternut Squash Pancakes – Spicy and Delicious!

This morning was frosty with new-fallen snow . . . a perfect morning for the comfort of these delicious pancakes. . . which are my new all-time favorite pancakes! Whole Wheat Butternut Squash Pancakes serves 2-3 1/2 cup + 2 … Continue reading

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Parsnip-Carrot Soup

Parsnip-Carrot Soup I love how the 100-Mile Diet Challenge encourages experimentation! Blue Ox Farm had newly harvested parsnips at the Norwich Farmers Market on Saturday, and I had everything else I needed to make Emeril Lagasse’s soup. Ingredients 2 teaspoons … Continue reading

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