October 15th, 2013

Market Monday

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Almond Basil Pesto

Posted on Jul 28th, 2014

If I had to choose a favorite herb to grown in my garden, it would have to be basil. And one of my favorite things to make with fresh basil is…

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Apricot Pecan Quick Bread

Posted on Aug 2nd, 2015

When I spotted apricots at the farmers market recently, I realized I've never shared a single recipe that used fresh apricots. And I thought it was…

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Asian Plum Sauce

Posted on Sep 15th, 2014

I just love fall fruit! And the plums at the farmers' market this week looked absolutely gorgeous. In fact, I bought way more than we could eat or…

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Asparagus and Prosciutto Pasta Salad

Posted on Jun 9th, 2014

Recently, my friend Amy from Rainy Day Cravings posted on Facebook that she'd just made the best pasta salad she'd ever had. Being a huge pasta salad…

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Best Fried Green Tomatoes with Barbecue Buttermilk Dipping Sauce

Posted on Oct 14th, 2013

Can you believe I'd never had fried green tomatoes until recently? I've always had a funny feeling I was really missing out. So when I stopped by a…

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Creamy Cucumber Dill Salad

Posted on Jul 14th, 2014

Cucumbers are probably my kids favorite vegetable, so I knew I couldn't go wrong picking up a handful of cukes at the farmers' market this week. And…

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Crispy Garlic Rosemary Smashed Potatoes

Posted on Oct 21st, 2013

I love potatoes! They're such a versatile vegetable, and inexpensive too! I admit, I'm kind of partial to French fries, but I love them roasted,…

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Easy Lemon Herb Potatoes

Posted on Jun 1st, 2015

One of the first things to appear in the farmers' markets here in Colorado is fresh herbs. They're also one of the first things to show up in my…

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Easy Refrigerator Pickles

Posted on Aug 4th, 2014

Everyone in my family loves pickles, so when I spotted Kirby cucumbers at the farmers' market this week, I knew just what to do with them. They're…

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Fresh Pineapple Mint Salsa

Posted on Jun 30th, 2014

When I spotted fresh mint at the farmer's market this past weekend, I couldn't resist buying a big bunch. It was the smell. I couldn't resist the…

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Leek and Bacon Linguine

Posted on Jun 29th, 2015

Leeks are one of those vegetables I've grown to love. They're definitely the star of the show in this Leek and Bacon Linguine! Leeks add a…

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Market Monday: 2013 Favorites

Posted on May 26th, 2014

My local farmers' market has just re-opened for the season and I couldn't be more excited! I've missed posting weekly market fresh recipes and can't…

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Old Fashioned Peach Cobbler

Posted on Jul 20th, 2015

I know Georgia is famous for their peaches, but we grow some pretty delicious peaches here in Colorado too! I look forward to their appearance at the…

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Pickled Hakurei Turnips (Market Monday)

Posted on Jul 15th, 2013

I know. Turnips. When the folks from Native Hill Farm were handing out samples of these small white turnips at the farmer's market, touting them…

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Potato and Rainbow Chard Frittata

Posted on Jun 24th, 2013

Let me tell you why I love frittatas.  First, they are a great way to use up all the  leftover veggies, meats and cheeses that might be hanging out…

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Roasted Asparagus with Garlic Balsamic Drizzle

Posted on May 26th, 2016

Asparagus has to be one of my favorite seasonal spring vegetables, and this recipe for Roasted Asparagus with Garlic Balsamic Drizzle is my favorite…

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Sauteed Buttered Leeks (Market Monday)

Posted on Sep 22nd, 2014

I love leeks! Which is no surprise, since I'm a huge fan of garlic and onions. They are such a wonderful addition to so many dishes. I especially…

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Strawberry Buckle

Posted on Aug 11th, 2014

This Strawberry Buckle is what I'd call a good old-fashioned dessert. Which is usually synonymous with something delicious, made from simple…

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Tomato, Bean and Chickpea Salad

Posted on Jul 27th, 2015

My garden is in full bloom right now, and I've been looking for ways to use up my harvest. And this Tomato, Bean and Chickpea Salad uses all kinds of…

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Zucchini Fritters

Posted on Aug 18th, 2014

It's that time of year. The time when everyone seems to have more zucchini than they know what to do with. If that sounds familiar, then I recommend…

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