Tag Archives: garlic

Putting Up: Sweet Cherry Tomato Pickles

We made Sweet Cherry Tomato Pickles for the first time last year, and they quickly became a favorite. Juicy, tangy and bite-sized, they’re easy to serve as is or blended together for a quick vinaigrette. With the tomato season holding … Continue reading

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Putting Up: Broccoli Pesto

We’re late in harvesting basil this year, and stretched the small amount left in the garden by putting it up as Broccoli Pesto. The unexpected addition of fall-sweetened broccoli from Black Kettle Farm to the classic combination of basil, garlic and … Continue reading

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Pot-Roasted Chicken with Potatoes and Garlic

When New Roots Farm posted a notice that fresh chickens were available, we put everything aside to pick up some of these flavorful, pasture-raised birds. At the same time, we happened to see Nourished Kitchen‘s preparation for Savory Roasted Chicken. We … Continue reading

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Roasted Ratatouille

A late summer harvest of tomatoes, eggplant, summer squash, sweet peppers and onions were roasted up in individual batches, then gently mixed together, and stashed in the freezer as part of our winter stores. Local ingredients: Eggplant and sweet onions … Continue reading

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8.12.13 Hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature

“The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just on the body, but the soul.” — Alfred Austin Spring planting has long given way to … Continue reading

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8.5.13 Mid-Summer Harvest

The beginning of August marks the midpoint between the summer solstice and fall equinox. Known as Lammas or Lughnasa, this is the time when harvesting begins in earnest. Above: Costata Romanesco zucchini, Zephyr summer squash, National Pickling and Boothby Blonde … Continue reading

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Penne with Fava Beans, Summer Squash and Blossoms

When the question of dinner came up, the garden answered loud and clear. This summery version of Vignarola makes use of everything starting to come in, and then some — the first of the fava beans, a mix of baby summer squash with … Continue reading

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