Sugar Snap Peas and Green Garlic

Prepare the peas by snapping off the ends of each pod. Prepare the green garlic by mincing the white part and abut 2 inches of the green part. Heat olive oil in a skillet and add the peas and a sprinkling of salt and pepper.  Toss and cook for a couple of minutes.  Add the […]

Broccoli Raab with Pasta and Sausage

1 lb. broccoli raab, stems trimmed 1 lb. pasta, any shape 3 tbsp. olive oil. 1 lb. fully cooked turkey sausage, cut into bite-sized pieces 3 garlic cloves, minced Pinch dried red pepper flakes 1/2 cup grated parmesan Cook broccoli raab in a large pot of boiling water until crisp and tender, about two minutes. […]

Garlicscape Dressing

2 garlic scapes, coarsely chopped 2 green onions, coarsely chopped 1 tsp. honey 2 tsp. Dijon mustard or similar brown mustard 4 tbsp. red wine vinegar 1 tbsp. lemon juice Dash salt 1/8 tsp. fresh ground black pepper 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil Blend everything with an immersion blender until everything is incorporated. Can […]

Leek Potato Soup

2 tbsp. of olive oil 1 cup chopped onion 2 chopped leeks, white and light green parts only 1 tsp. salt 3 cups peeled potatoes, coarsely chopped  5 cups water or stock. 1 tbsp. fresh tarragon, chopped. 1 cup of cream, or half-and-half Black pepper to taste Fresh chives and parsley, chopped (optional) Warm the […]

Lettuce Wraps

1 tbsp. olive oil 1 lb. ground chicken 2-4 cloves garlic, minced 1 onion, diced 1/2 chopped red or yellow pepper 1/4 cup hoisin sauce 2 tbsp. tamari (soy) sauce  1 tbsp. rice wine vinegar 1 tbsp. freshly grated ginger 1 tbsp. Sriracha, optional  1 (8-ounce) can whole water chestnuts, drained 2 green onions, thinly […]

Morning Glory Muffins

2 cups whole-wheat flour 2 tsp. cinnamon 3 eggs, slightly beaten 1/2 tsp. salt 2 tsp. baking soda 1 cup vegetable oil 1 1/4 cup sugar 2 tsp. vanilla extract  1/2 cup raisins or dried cranberries 2 cups grated carrots  1 apple, chopped 1/2 cup nuts 1/2 cup shredded coconut  Mix flour, salt, baking soda, […]

Chilled Cucumber Soup

2 cucumbers, peeled and diced 1 cup plain yogurt 1-2 cups cream, half and half, or milk 1 small red onion, diced 1 clove of garlic, minced 1 tbsp. fresh dill, chopped 1 tsp. lemon juice salt, pepper, and honey (optional) Peel and quarter the cucumber longwise. Cut out the seeds and discard to keep […]

Salad with Asian Greens

1/2 lb. Asian salad greens, torn 1 apple, sliced thin 1/4 cup sunflower seeds 1/4 cup craisins or raisins or other dried fruit 1/4 cup toasted walnuts 1/4 cup feta, crumbled Celery seed dressing Toss all ingredients of the salad together. Make dressing and use as much as you like. Celery Seed dressing 1 tsp […]

Blue Cheese Cole Slaw

1 2-lb head of Napa cabbage, shredded (peel off a few tough outer leaves and then lay cabbage head on its side and slice thinly). Spin or dry it thoroughly ½ lb blue cheese, crumbled 1/3 c cider or Japanese rice wine vinegar (prefer organic apple cider) ¼ tsp dry mustard 1 tsp celery seeds […]

Tomato and Onion Soup with Pesto

1 large onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 1 tablespoon of olive oil 5 fresh tomatoes, peeled, seeded and chopped 3 cans vegetable or chicken broth 1 can V-8 1 teaspoon sugar Salt and pepper to taste Pesto to taste Saute the onion and garlic in the olive oil till soft. Add the tomatoes, broth […]