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 Cabbage Soup

Deliciously different soup with cabbage, beans and other veggies and a little spice to flavor it up! Give it a try. It is good! Ingredients: 2 tablespoons EVOO 2 cups chopped onions 1 cup chopped carrots 1 cup chopped celery 1 cup chopped poblano pepper or bell pepper if you don’t want as much spice …

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Ratatouille from the Garden

Ratatouille is a vegetable stew.  It’s wonderful to make when the garden is supplying lots of eggplant, squash and tomatoes. It is a dish that is good to make up ahead and have available for the week.  It can be used as a main dish maybe served with pasta or as a side dish to …

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Garlic Mushroom Dandelion Greens

Ingredients: 2 bunches of dandelion greens, lightly chopped 5 cloves garlic, minced 1 red onion, chopped 3 ounces shiitake mushrooms, sliced 1/2 cup red cooking wine 4 tablespoons olive oil Salt & pepper to taste Preparation: In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the garlic and onion.  Saute for 5 …

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