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Dilly Beans

Dilly Beans

Many of us at Moosewood “put up” Dilly Beans during the summer and then conjure up fond memories of the vegetable garden as we eat them during the winter. These intensely flavored beans can be prepared on the spot anytime. Serve as a garnish for green salads or as a...
Zesty Lemon Barbeque Marinade

Zesty Lemon Barbeque Marinade

This marinade recipe is a summer staple in our house that’s filed under “family favorites.” Ingredients 3/4 cup lemon juice 1/2 cup olive oil 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1 tablespoon ground black pepper 1 tablespoon dried thyme 1/8 cup dried minced...
Caprese Tart with Quinoa Crust

Caprese Tart with Quinoa Crust

Mom is always on the bandwagon of the latest “healthy” wonder food. My last trip home yielded me – a ten pound bag of quinoa. Ten pounds! This calls for a lot of experimentation. Quinoa is a protein-rich grain loaded with more fiber than most other...
Waiting for Asparagus

Waiting for Asparagus

I keep a garden journal and, most of the time, it provides a good guide to how things went in the vegetable and flower beds from year to year and inspiration for new plantings. But occasionally, it can be depressing. Take, for instance, my fledgling asparagus. As you...
Curried Chicken Salad

Curried Chicken Salad

An unusual and very tasty twist on chicken salad! I never measure ingredients when I create this salad – you can’t really go wrong, so play with it. Salad Ingredients chicken, breasts and/or legs salt cantaloupe, cut to bite size pieces, or grapes, sliced...
Salad Dressings for Baby Greens

Salad Dressings for Baby Greens

Salad dressings from the store have sugar or other sweeteners, high fructose corn syrup, soybean oil (which is heavily laden with pesticides) and a variety of preservatives. Try these simple and delicious recipes to make a healthy homemade dressing for your salad. Red...