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Strawberry Freezer Jam
The best strawberry jam ever...and so simple! Anyone can do it!
Products (Strawberries)

Strawberry Shortcake
From Simply in Season. 2 cups flour or whole wheat pastry flour 1/2 cup sugar 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp baking soda In a large bowl, mix together. 2 TBSP butter (chilled) Cut in with pastry blender until crumbly. 1 c
Products (Strawberries)

Sour Cherries
High in antioxidants Great for cobblers, crisps or pies if you want to make and roll out pie dough.  Cobblers and crisps are very easy to make!  Pit Cherries – cook 2 cups of cherries with ½ cup of water till it boils. 

Blueberry Raspberry Smoothie
2 c. whole yogurt2 bananas1 1/2 c. blueberries and raspberrieshoney, to tastedash of cardamom, if desired Put all the above ingredients in a blender along with a few ice cubes. Blend just until smooth - makes two servings - a great way to start the

Blueberry Jam!
By popular request, the recipe for our homemade jam we sell in our Berry Shed

Best Blueberry Muffins
Recipe courtesy of Katie Bingham 1 ½ cup flour ½ cup sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder ½ teaspoon salt ¼ cup brown sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 egg ½ cup vegetable oil ½ cup milk 1 ½ c

Beet Salad with Oranges, Olives & Chives
Beet Salad with Oranges, Olives & Chives 6 medium beets 3 oranges 1/2 C pitted kalamata olives 2 tbsp. olive oil 2 tbsp. rice vinegar 2 tbsp. grated fresh ginger 2 tbsp. chopped fresh chives Salt to taste Generous pinch of cayenne Peel and coa
Products (Chives, Beet Greens, Beets)

Custard and Raspberry Parfait
2 pints black or red raspberries3 c. whole milk8 large egg yolks2/3 c. sugar1/4 c. cornstarch1/4 t. salt1 T. butter1/2 T. dry orange rind or 1 T. fresh orange rind1 t. vanilla Heat milk in saucepan till hot but not boiling. While the milk is heating

Beets Cooking Tips
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Products (Beet, Beet Greens)

Beets and Caramelized Onions with Feta
Active time: 20 min Start to finish: 45 min 2 tablespoons cider vinegar 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard (preferably whole-grain or coarse-grain) 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 3/4 teaspoon salt 5 tablespoons olive oil 1 lb onions (2 medium), quartered lengthwi
Products (Onion, Beet)

Summer Garden Ratatouille
2 onions (chopped) 4 cloves garlic (minced) 1 bay leaf Saute in 3 TBSP olive oil about 5 minutes. 1 medium eggplant (chopped) 1 1/2 TBSP fresh basil (chopped; or 2 tsp dried) 1 TBSP fresh rosemary (chopped; or 1 tsp dried) 1 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp fres

Roasted Eggplant Cilantro Dip
2 medium eggplants (peeled, cut into 1-inch cubes) Soak in a bowl of cold water for 20 minutes. Drain. Place in a single layer on a baking pan. 2-3 cloves garlic (peeled) 1 TBSP olive oil Add to baking pan. Stir to coat eggplant with oil and spr

Green Enchiladas
3 poblano peppers Roast and peel. Scrape out seeds. 3-4 tomatillos 1/2 cup water Remove and discard dry husks, cut tomatillos into quarters and place in microwaveable bowl with water. Microwave on full power until tender, 3-4 minutes. (Tomatillos

Cucumber Salsa
This fresh and crisp recipe for salsa combines sour cream, yogrut, and fresh herbs with chopped cucumbers. Serve it with grilled fish, or with taco chips for dipping. INGREDIENTS: 1 cup sour cream 1 cup plain lowfat yogurt 1/4 cup chopped parsley 1/4

Morroccan Eggplant Dip
Ingredients: 1 large (about 1-1/2 pounds) eggplant 3 Tablespoons olive oil One 8-ounce can tomato sauce 2 cloves garlic, minced or pressed 1 green pepper, seeded and chopped 1 Tablespoon ground cumin 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 2 teaspoons su

Eggplant Caponata
Ingredients: 1 large eggplant, unpeeled,cut in 1/2 inch cubes 1 large onion, chopped 1 green pepper, seeded and chopped 6 ripe tomatoes, chopped (or 1 large can crushed tomatoes) 1/2 cup chopped green olives 3 cloves minced garlic 1/3 cup extr

Pickled Eggplant with Mint and Honey
Ingredients: 1 pound small eggplants, blossom ends trimmed, cut into rounds about 3/8 inch thick 1 tablespoon kosher or other coarse salt 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons distilled white vinegar 2 tablespoons honey 1/2 cup extra-virgin o
Products (Eggplant, Pepper: Hot, Mint)

Brinjals (Eggplant, Ceylon Style)
Ingredients: 1 clove of garlic, peeled 2 eggplants, peeled 3/4 C bread crumbs 3 T grated onion 3 T chopped parsley 1/8 tsp powdered ginger 1/8 tsp. turmeric 2 tsp salt 1 tsp pepper 1/4 C melted butter Directions: Rub a casserole dish with the ga
Products (Eggplant, Parsley)

Bruscetta with Eggplant
Ingredients: 1 lg eggplant, in 1/2"" slices 1 sm red pepper 1 T extra virgin olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced to a paste* 1 tsp balsamic vinegar (NOT regular vinegar) 1/4 C chopped Italian parsley Salt and pepper, to taste 1 baguette Ital

Roasted Tomatillo Salsa
1 1/2 pounds fresh tomatillos 5 fresh serrano chiles 3 garlic cloves, unpeeled 1/2 cup fresh cilantro 1 large onion, coarsley chopped 2 teaspoons coarse salt Preheat broiler. Remove husks from tomatillos and rinse under warm water to remove stickin

Green Beans and Roasted Red Onions
2 1/4 lb medium red onions (about 5) 1/4 cup olive oil 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1/4 cup water 1 1/2 lb green beans, trimmed and cut diagonally into 2-inch pieces Put oven rack in middle positio
Products (Onion, Green Beans)

Shrimp, Avocado, & Tomatilla Salad
Boil 1 pound of shrimp, cool and remove the shells.Marinate in 1/4 cup lime juice for 1 hour. Drain and combine with: 1/4 pound diced tomatillos,6 sliced green onions, 2 chopped jalapenos, 1/2 cup chopped cilantro, 2 cloves chopped garlic, a coarsely

Green Salsa
1/2 cups diced tomatillos 1/2 cup minced scallions 1 1/2 Tbsp. finely chopped garlic 1/3 cup finely chopped poblano 1/2 cup coarsely chopped cilantro 2 Tbsp lime juce 1/2 tsp salt 2 Tbsp of water Mix it up and ENJOY!