Garlic Mashed Potatoes
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“I was never a huge potato fan until we started to grow our own. The taste difference is amazing when they are fresh from the garden.” INGREDIENTS 2 pounds Yukon gold potatoes, peeled and cut into 2″ pieces 3 large … Read More

Corn Medley
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“A great crowd pleaser for a BBQ. Great when peppers, zucchini and tomatoes are available in abundance in the garden. ” INGREDIENTS 2 teaspoons vegetable oil 1 onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 tomatoes, chopped 1 zucchini, finely chopped … Read More

Baby Vegetable Parcels With Herbed Butter
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“This is so great with mixed baby vegetables fresh from the garden. Almost any baby vegetables will do.” INGREDIENTS baby carrots yellow or fancy baby zucchini green beans onion, sliced thin butter zest of one lemon fresh basil, chopped salt … Read More

Sauteed Rice With Vegetables
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“A bright and colourful way to use left-over cooked rice. In the summer substitute whatever fresh vegetables you have in the garden.  Serve it warm as a side dish or cold as a rice salad.” INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons olive oil … Read More

Mediterranean Pasta Salad
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“A salty-tangy salad that looks colourful made with tri-colour pasta .” INGREDIENTS 3-4 cups tri-color fusilli 1/2 red pepper, chopped 1/2 small zucchini (green or yellow) chopped 1/3 red onion chopped or sliced into 1 inch lengths 3 tablespoons parsley, … Read More

Greek Pasta Salad
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“There are not many store-bought salad dressings that I like however this one makes a great quick pasta salad. The vegetables in this salad often depend upon what is availabe in the garden or what I have in the fridge. … Read More

Tomato and Bocconcini Salad
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“A terrific summertime salad with tomatoes and basil fresh from the garden. If you are entertaining, try Bocconcini, Cherry Tomato and Basil Skewers for a similar taste in an easy to eat version.” INGREDIENTS tomatoes, sliced thick bocconcini cheese, sliced … Read More

Taco Salad
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“Who doesn’t love taco salad? This one is a vegetarian version which I prefer as it is a bit lighter tasting.” INGREDIENTS 1 large container sour cream 1 large cream cheese 1 taco seasoning mix 1 – 2 cups cheddar … Read More

Raw Swiss Chard, Kale and Feta Salad
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With summer comes an abundance of swiss chard and kale in the garden. While we often eat our greens stir fried with garlic, I also love this recipe as a great way to eat the greens raw. Use younger greens … Read More

Spinach Strawberry Salad With Poppy Seed Dressing
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“A refreshing summer salad great when strawberries and spinach are fresh from the garden.” INGREDIENTS spinach mushrooms, sliced onions, sliced strawberries, sliced 3/4 cup sugar 1 teaspoon dry mustard 1 teaspoon salt 1/3 cup vinegar 1/2 small onion, minced 1 … Read More

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