Category Archives: Fruits and Vegetables

Maple Roasted Carrots

I wanted to make a vegetable dish for Thanksgiving that wasn’t the same old standby. I love roasted carrots and the sweetness of maple syrup just goes with them. A little bit of balsamic vinegar adds a rich brightness and … Continue reading

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Roasted Vegetables with Brown Butter

It’s been such a strange year. I cleared my garden out a couple of weeks ago and still had some vegetables on the plants. I decided they needed to be more of a fall prep – like roasted with the … Continue reading

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Pan Fried Tromboncino Squash

I wanted to plant something different in my garden, something you can’t buy at the supermarket. I found seeds for a tromboncino squash and the picture was awesome. It’s a climbing vine with long, curly fruit. I thought it looked … Continue reading

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Freezing Bananas – To use one at a time later!

I bought too many bananas!! Three of them got pretty over-ripe, but it’s simply too hot to turn the oven on to make bread or muffins! Freezing is the only option. Usually, when I freeze them, they get all mushed … Continue reading

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Sautéed Green Beans with Lemon & Capers

I’ve been harvesting green beans for a couple of weeks now. Most of them get frozen for the winter months, but we like to enjoy them fresh too! Here’s an easy recipe for a quick and delicious way to prepare … Continue reading

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