Salisbury Steak

This hamburger steak is a perfect meat to serve with some fresh summer vegetables from the garden and you can’t forget those mashed potatoes.  The steak and gravy is not complete without them.               Ingredients for Steak Patties 1 1/2# ground beef  (try some of our grass fed groundbeef) …

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Taste of the Garden

Easy Eggplant Dish Lots of summer veggies are coming from the garden right now.  Take advantage of the wonderful flavors to combine a quick, easy to prepare dish.  This can  be served as a side dish or can be used as a main course served over rice or pasta (maybe even over spiralized zucchini noodles). …

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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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Cucumber Tomato Onion Salad

It’s cucumber season with lots of varieties available just waiting for a delightful way to be served to your family. I’m always looking for easy quick recipes that are nutritious and tasty.  This is a recipe that we use often because it is simple, can be eaten all along during the week and is oh …

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Sauteed Seasonal Veggies

A quick and easy summer meal that I made for lunch one day this week. Fresh veggies (squash, zucchini, sweet peppers, and kohlrabi) diced up and sauteed in coconut oil. I seasoned to taste with sea salt and fresh ground pepper. After the veggies had softened some but still had some crunch I topped them …

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Tomato Basil Soup Using Fresh Tomatoes

3 tablespoons olive oil 2 onions, chopped 2 carrots, chopped 1 sweet pepper, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 4 pounds tomatoes, washed and chopped (Don’t bother to peel) 1 teaspoon honey 1/4 cup packed basil leaves 3 cups chicken stock 2 teaspoons sea salt 1  teaspoon black pepper 3/4 cup heavy cream Heat olive oil …

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