Herbed Vinegars

Make your own herbed vinegars.  Great for salad dressings! Ingredients 2 cups white vinegar (using a delicate vinegar like rice, champagne, or other white vinegars that have a more delicate flavor so that the herb flavors shine through. 1 cup fresh herbs, finely chopped Make It Chop the herbs and combine with the vinegar. Let …

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Herbed Butter & Soft Cheeses

Make your own butter or soft cheeses or buy a good quality butter or cheese and add herbs to create a mouth watering treat! Ingredients 1/2 cup butter,  yogurt cheese, cottage cheese, low fat yogurt, cream cheese or any other soft cheeses 1 T herbs, finely chopped Make It Mix ingredients. Let it set for …

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Pesto Basil & Sun Dried Tomato Pesto

Summertime is the time to enjoy fresh made pesto!  Fresh tomatoes and basil from your garden.  A healthy and delicious snack or a great addition to your meal.  Use it with pasta, as a spread on sandwiches or your sauce on your pizza that you make. Ingredients 1 cup sun dried tomatoes 1 cup fresh …

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Garlic Scapes Pesto

You know those strange looking scapes that are on your hardneck garlic around mid May.  They are edible and have a really flavorful garlic flavor.  Use them in stir fry, pesto or really any dish that you would typically add garlic to. Try this recipe for making pesto with the scapes.  They don’t have a …

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Mexican Eggplant

Eggplant with a Mexican flair! Eggplant thrives during the time of year that many of the summer veggies have succumbed to Georgia’s heat and humidity so having different ways to prepare it keeps it interesting. Give this recipe a try! Ingredients 1 medium Italian eggplant (or 2 Asian eggplant-the long slender ones), about 1 1/2 …

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Tomato Quinoa Bake

Summertime is the time to take advantage of the flavors of tomatoes and basil.  This easy to make recipe gives you that great flavor and protein from the quinoa. Ingredients: 4 cups quinoa, cooked 3/4 cup chicken broth 2 cloves fresh garlic, minced 1 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded 1 pint cherry tomatoes 1/2 cup chopped …

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