June 12th, 2013

Market Mondays

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Potato and Rainbow Chard Frittata (Market Monday)

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…

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Garlic Scape and Basil Pesto (Market Monday)

Posted on Jul 1st, 2013

Until last week, I'd never even heard of a garlic scape.  And I certainly didn't know what to do with one.  But as a garlic lover, I was…

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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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Strawberry Cantaloupe Salad with Mint & Feta (Market Monday)

Posted on Aug 5th, 2013

A few weeks ago my husband was in Germany at a business meeting where he was served watermelon with feta cheese for dessert. He made a point of…

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Honey Ginger Roasted Carrots

Posted on Aug 26th, 2013

For almost nine years my youngest has claimed he doesn't like carrots, until he tried these Honey Ginger Roasted carrots. I'm right there with him.…

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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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Crispy Garlic Rosemary Smashed Potatoes (Market Monday)

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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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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Asparagus and Prosciutto Pasta Salad (Market Monday)

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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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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Roasted Rhubarb Barbecue Sauce (Market Monday)

Posted on Jul 7th, 2014

I love the bright red color of fresh rhubarb, and it's always one of the first things to appear at our farmers' market. Of course, once I get it…

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Creamy Cucumber Dill Salad (Market Monday)

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. When…

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Roasted Balsamic Cherries with Vanilla Ice Cream (Market Monday)

Posted on Jul 21st, 2014

I always know when summer is in full swing by the abundance of fruit at the farmers' market. Honestly, it's hard not to come home with some of…

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Almond Basil Pesto (Market Monday)

Posted on Jul 28th, 2014

If I had to choose a favorite herb to grown in my garden, it would have to be basil. Maybe that's because I'm usually successful at growing basil,…

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Easy Refrigerator Pickles (Market Monday)

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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Strawberry Buckle (Market Monday)

Posted on Aug 11th, 2014

I know strawberry season has come and gone in some places, but in Colorado, strawberries are at their peak. Of course, strawberries are widely…

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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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Easy Peach Freezer Jam (Market Monday)

Posted on Aug 25th, 2014

I just can't resist fresh peaches at the farmers' market. Which means I usually end up coming home with way more than we can eat. But when preserving…

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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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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…

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Grilled Parmesan Asparagus (Market Monday)

Posted on May 18th, 2015

I'm so excited that market season is finally here again! I love sharing weekly farmers market recipes and I'm already looking forward to what this…

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Easy Lemon Herb Potatoes (Market Monday)

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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Roasted Green Beans with Dill Vinaigrette (Market Monday)

Posted on Jun 15th, 2015

Green beans are one of my kids favorite vegetables, and while I use the term "favorite" loosely, I definitely have several ways of preparing…

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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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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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Tomato, Bean and Chickpea Salad (Market Monday)

Posted on Jul 27th, 2015

Today's Market Monday recipes uses all kinds of fresh, in-season produce. I harvested the cherry tomatoes and basil from my garden, and picked…

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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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Pickled Red Onions (Market Monday)

Posted on Aug 17th, 2015

To say I love onions would be a huge understatement. So I can never resist picking them up at the farmers market, because I know I'll use them in…

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Tomato Basil Vinaigrette (Market Monday)

Posted on Aug 24th, 2015

It's that time of year where I've got an abundance of tomatoes coming from my garden. And as much as I love them, I really appreciate new ways…

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Triple Berry Crisp (Market Monday)

Posted on Aug 31st, 2015

We're nearing the end of berry season here in Colorado, so I wanted to share one last Market Monday recipe to use those summer berries. Fresh berries…

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Roasted Broccoli with Breadcrumbs

Posted on Nov 20th, 2015

I love broccoli though, and I love that it's so good for you! One cup of broccoli provides over 100% of your daily allowance for vitamin C…

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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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