Creamy Radish Dip


Courtesy of Capay Valley Farm Shop INGREDIENTS 1 package (8 oz) cream cheese 2 oz feta chees 3/4 cup finely chopped radish 1/4 finely diced red onion ground pepper to taste PREPARATION Allow cream cheese to warm to room temperature and combine with feta cheese. Cream with spoon. If you prefer a smoother consistency, combine radishes, [...]

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Crystallized Ginger


Adapted from INGREDIENTS 1 cup ginger, peeled and thinly sliced (approximately 1/8 thick) 3 cups water 1 cup sugar Additional sugar to coat (optional) PREPARATION Place sugar and sliced ginger in a heavy-bottomed saucepan, add water, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover, and allow to simmer for 15 minutes. Remove from heat [...]

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Chili Spiced Home Fries


Recipe by Rebecca Dienner for The FruitGuys INGREDIENTS 4 cups potatoes (sweet or regular) well-scrubbed, and/or peeled kohlrabi bulb; cut into sticks about 1/3-inch wide by 2 inches long 1 tablespoon flour 4 tablespoons canola oil 1 teaspoon to 1 tablespoon dried peppers, finely chopped (optional) Chili powder, cumin, smoked paprika, and salt to taste [...]

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Onion Marmalade

caramelised onion starter

Recipe by Non-Reactive Pan, INGREDIENTS 2 medium onions, peeled and chopped into small, even pieces 3 cloves minced garlic 1/2 cup olive oil 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper PREPARATION Heat up a small saucepan over medium-high heat and add olive oil. Place the onions, garlic, salt, and pepper in the hot oil, [...]

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Fresh Guacamole


Adapted from INGREDIENTS 2 ripe avocados, halved, pits removed 2 tablespoons to 1/4 cup onion, finely chopped 1 clove garlic, minced (optional) 1/4–1/2 cup fresh tomato, diced (optional) 1–2 teaspoons fresh jalapeño or other hot pepper, minced, seeds removed (see Cook’s note) 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro leaves, chopped (more if you love cilantro) 1 [...]

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Roasted Pumpkin Seeds


Recipe courtesy of The FruitGuys INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup raw whole pumpkin seeds (cleaned and patted dry) 2 teaspoons melted butter (or olive oil) 1 pinch salt (or more to taste) PREPARATION Preheat oven to 300°F. Toss seeds in a bowl with melted butter and salt. Spread seeds in a single layer on a baking sheet. [...]

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Blueberry Corn Muffins

Blueberry Muffins

By Tanya Milosevich INGREDIENTS 3 cups all purpose flour 1 cup sugar 1 cup cornmeal 2 tablespoons baking powder 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1 1/2 cup milk 1/2 pound butter, melted and cooled 2 extra large eggs 1 pint fresh blueberries PREPARATION Preheat oven to 350 and line a large muffin tin with paper liners. [...]

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Blueberry Zucchini Bread


Adapted from INGREDIENTS 1 pint fresh blueberries 2 cups zucchini, shredded 3 cups all-purpose flour 2 cups sugar 3 eggs, lightly beaten 1 cup vegetable oil (see Cook’s note) 3 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1 tablespoon cinnamon PREPARATION Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease [...]

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Lemon Blueberry Muffins

berry muffin

Adapted from INGREDIENTS 1 pint fresh blueberries (approximately 2 cups—see Cook’s note) 6 tablespoons unsalted butter 1/3 cup whole milk 1 large egg 1 large egg yolk 2 teaspoons lemon juice 3/4 teaspoon vanilla 1  1/2 cups flour 3/4 cup sugar Zest of one lemon 1  1/2 teaspoons baking powder 3/4 teaspoon salt Castor [...]

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Chili Popcorn


Adapted from INGREDIENTS 3 tablespoons peanut or canola oil 1/2 cup popcorn kernels Seasoning 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon chili powder 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder 1/8 teaspoon paprika 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper PREPARATION Combine seasoning ingredients and set aside. Place oil and popcorn kernels in heavy pot with lid on high heat. When kernels [...]

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Dried Peach Biscotti


Adapted from INGREDIENTS 1  3/4 cups flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 2/3 cup chopped dried peaches 1/3 cup sliced almonds or chopped pistachios 2 eggs 3/4 cup granulated sugar 1/4 cup butter, melted 2  1/2 teaspoons vanilla Rind of 1 orange, grated PREPARATION Preheat oven to 350°F. Mix flour and baking powder together and [...]

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Sunchoke and Watercress Crostini


Courtesy of Delilah’s Farm Report INGREDIENTS 12 slices of baguette, sliced on the diagonal about 3/4 inches thick 2 cloves peeled garlic 3 green onions, sliced thinly on the diagonal (separate white from green parts) 1 cup peeled sunchoke, in 1/2-inch dice 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1 cup watercress, washed thoroughly and roughly [...]

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Kale Chips

Adapted from INGREDIENTS 1 bunch kale 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon salt PREPARATION Preheat the oven to 350˚F. Line a non-insulated cookie sheet with parchment paper. With a knife or kitchen shears, remove the stems from the kale leaves and tear them into bite-size pieces. Wash and dry the kale thoroughly. Drizzle kale [...]

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