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Game Day Garden Cuisine

Game Day Garden Cuisine

Professional Football’s regular season starts tonight! If your family is anything like mine they are pretty excited for football to start back up. Why not celebrate tonight’s Packers vs. Saints game with football appropriate munchies with a garden fresh flare! My favorite snack while watching a game has always been guacamole! Check out our Garlicky [...]

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Recipe of the Week: 10 Layer Enchiladas

Even though spring has arrived it is still mighty cold in our neck of the woods. We have had a constant mix of rain and snow the last few days with no end in sight. To bring a little heat to our lives I served up this delicious tex-mex inspired casserole. Don’t let the amount [...]

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Recipe of the Week: Shrimp Étouffée

In honor of Mardi Gras, which is on Tuesday, we cooked up a popular Cajun dish that highlights fresh garden vegetables and succulent shrimp. This hardest part of this meal is the chopping. As with most Cajun dishes this meal starts with a roux and contains the trinity (bell pepper, celery, and onion) and the [...]

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Recipe of the Week: Hearty Vegetable Beef Soup

This is a perfect recipe for a mid-week meal. Simply toss all ingredients into a slow cook in the morning and when you arrive home from work dinner is ready. Soups are great for using vegetables put away in the summer with no need to defrost frozen vegetables. When freezing summer vegetables I will often [...]

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Maximize Growing Space with Intercropping

Gardening in small spaces can be a challenge and often gardeners result in choosing just a few plants to grow because of space limitations. This however does not need to be the case; a gardener can plant twice the plants in the same space using intercropping. Intercropping is when two or more crops are growing [...]

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Recipe of the Week: Buffalo Bites

This Sunday is the Super Bowl and that means family and friends gathering together to watch the game, make fun of the commercials, and playing a little touch football during half-time. Oh, and TONS of yummy snack foods and appetizers! This is a great game day recipe that takes buffalo chicken wings and transforms them [...]

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Recipe of the Week: Lean Mean Winter Chili

We have been experiences a bout of snowy weather here on the east coast, and there is something about a cold snowy evening that makes me crave a hot bowl of chili and fresh baked corn bread. Chili is a great hearty meal that can be stretched to accommodate any unexpected dinner guests and with most ingredients straight from [...]

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Recipe of the Week: Garlicky Guacamole

I love avocados. Sliced on a burger, salad, or made in to delicious guacamole! Avocados contain all 13 essential vitamins the body needs and are good sources of folic acid, fiber, potassium and monounsaturated fat (which helps lower blood cholesterol), so there is no need to feel guilty when you dig into this dip. Here [...]

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Recipe of the Week: Sweet Potato and Arugula Salad with Ginger Vinaigrette

  Arugula has a mild peppery flavor and is a good source of calcium, iron, zinc and potassium. It is also high in vitamin A, K and folic acid. A nutritious winter salad that makes a great main course or side dish.   INGREDIENTS 3 sweet potatoes, cut into 1″cubes 1 Tablespoon olive oil Salt & [...]

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