Category Archives: Recipes

Sweet Potato Salad with Chives

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For this recipe you could use either homemade mayo or greek yogurt. I usually make my own yogurt, but you can also get store bought.  Just make sure it is full-fat.  Fage is a good brand.  This is a bit of a twist on potato salad with some different herbs.  I always think potato salad tastes best when it has sat in the refrigerator for a while, letting all the flavors incorporate nicely.  This salad was no exception as once I made it we ate it right away, but the leftovers were even better the next day.

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Barbecue Crockpot Chicken

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Nothing says summer like barbecue chicken and potato salad, right?  We are getting whole chickens (free range) from our CSP right now and it is always fun to come up with new sauces to cook them in.   In April, I posted this recipe with homemade barbecue sauce.  This recipe is similar, but with some slight differences.  Prep time is minimal. Look for potato salad recipe as our next post.

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Black Cherry and Strawberry Salad with Black Cherry Vinaigrette

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Down at our local Farmer’s Market, I stumbled upon a booth where a kind lady was selling flavored olive oils and flavored balsamic vinegars. It’s as if the booth was calling my name! So many flavors to try that it was hard to settle on just one.  I ended up getting some grapefruit balsamic vinegar and also a black cherry balsamic vinegar.  Mixing up your salads with these different flavors can add some life back into your veggies.  Here is the link to Navidis in case you want to purchase the oils and vinegars for yourself.  They also have other seasonings and salts, but I have not tried those yet. Also at the market, I purchased a “salad basket” with all items edible, flowers and all!

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Butternut Coconut Pork Curry

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Another Sunday just passed – this one happened to be my only day off for the week, and was accompanied by decent weather (as in not raining all day).  Since it was my only opportunity in the past six days (and likely the next six days as well) to get anything done outside, I knew that I needed to take advantage of every minute I could.  At the same time, we had Karen’s parents coming over for dinner – so I needed to put something together that I could get started in the morning and forget about until right before it was time to eat.  In other words, it was a perfect day for the slow cooker!

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Sauteed Leek Scapes and Radishes

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June is here and that always means summer is on the way and most importantly we can’t wait for Thursdays to pick up our CSA.  We highly suggest buying organic and local if possible.  Your food will quite literally go from farm to table making it the freshest and most delicious you can possibly get.  Our CSA with April Joy Farm never disappoints!  This week was lots of greens with arugula, mizuna, oregano, kohlrabi, romaine lettuce, and leek scapes.

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Moroccan Chicken

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The best part about having a slow cooker is that you can toss a bunch of ingredients into it in the morning, and when you get home you’ve got a tasty one-pot meal ready to eat.  This was exactly what I did this past Sunday, when I knew I’d be out running errands most of the day.

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Basil Roasted Chicken and Squash

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This recipe came about while we were recently on vacation in sunny Arizona (where we were able to get plenty of Vitamin D).  We had the opportunity to spend a week with Karen’s parents in a vacation condo – which afforded us the chance to cook our own meals instead of spending a week eating at restaurants.  We made a point to bring a handful of different spices with us, and then made a stop at the local grocery store as soon as we had checked into our condo to stock up the fridge.  After a lazy morning followed by an afternoon at the pool, we threw this together in just a short time (aside from the time in the oven).

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