September 2015

Garlic scape pesto

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Ingredients 1-3 bunch(es) garlic scapes (20 or so) 1/2 cup pine nuts (toasted) (use almonds, walnuts or toasted sunflower seeds as a pine nut replacement) 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/3 cup olive oil salt and pepper to taste juice of 1/2 lemon Directions In the work bowl of a food processor add the garlic […]

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Cucumber pickles

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Adapted from Wild Fermentation, Sandor Katz Fermented cucumbers, now widely referred to as pickles, make a delicious snack or savory accompaniment. The following is a delightfully simple method to prepare some of the very best pickles you’ve ever tasted! Makes 1 gallon Equipment: 2 half-gallon mason jars with lids (may use 4 quart-size jars instead) […]

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Slow-roasted, pasture raised whole chicken

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Adapted from Good Meat, Debra Krasner For mouthwateringly crispy skin, pre-salt and air-dry the chicken overnight in the refrigerator. 1 5# organic, pasture-raised whole chicken Freshly ground black pepper and Maine sea salt 1 organic lemon, washed and quartered (may substitute bottled organic lemon juice) 1 bunch fresh thyme 1 head garlic, separated into cloves, […]

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Carolina kale

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From Moosewood Restaurant Serves 4 1 bunch of kale 3 cups of chopped fresh tomatoes (7 small) or one 28 oz can of chopped tomatoes 1 cup of fine chopped onion (2 medium or 1 large) 1½ teaspoons ground cumin 3 fine chopped garlic cloves ½ teaspoon salt Ground black pepper to taste If you […]

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Brown sugar baked squash

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Jack Be Little Pumpkins Serving size usually one pumpkin per person. Cut off top inch across pumpkins. Scoop out pulp and seeds. Heat oven to 375 degrees. To shorten baking time. Put water in bottom of glass baking dish. Place pumpkins standing up in dish. Microwave on medium for 10 minutes to soften the squash. […]

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Blueberry crisp

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Adapted from http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/neelys-neelys/blueberry-crisp-recipe/index.html Whipping up a crisp is an incredibly quick way to enjoy one of Maine’s most delicious summer treats: fresh blueberries. This tasty little recipe is sure to make you the hero of your next family meal, potluck, or barbeque. Ingredients 6 cups wild Maine blueberries, preferably organic 1 tablespoon organic cornstarch 1/8 […]

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Basil Pesto

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Adapted from Nourishing Traditions, Sally Fallon For those who cannot resist it’s smooth, garlicky allure, pesto is a infinitely versatile traditional spread. While many associate it with a topping for pizza or pasta dishes, it is equally well-suited as an accompaniment to fish and meat dishes or even spread on grilled sweet corn. Ingredients 2 […]

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