Basic Pesto
· 1/4 cup pine nuts , toasted (or substitute almonds                        or walnuts) · 3 medium clov
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Strawberry Tomatillo Crisp
4 cups coarsley chopped, husked tomatillos approximately 1 cup sugar 1/2 tsp salt 3 tsp cornstarch 15-20 nice ripe strawberries, cleaned and sliced 4 TBSP unsalted butter 1/2 cup flour 3/4 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup chopped toasted pecans 1 tsp cinnamon
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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

Salsa Verde Raul
Boil 1-2 hot peppers in water 5 min. Add 5-6 tomatillos and continue to cook until tender. Mash slightly. Add 2 tbs finely chopped cilantro and 1-2 minced small onions, 1 clove minced garlic and salt. (you can also add a few tbs sour cream and m

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!

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

Fresh Tomatillo Salsa
Put 1 c. fresh tomatillos, husked, into boiling water. Lower heat and simmer gently 20 minutes. turn frequently so they don't split. Drain. Mix 2tbs onion (diced), 2 Jalapeno or other hot chilies(seeded & chopped) & 2 Tbsp fresh cilantro (choppe

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

Italian Chuck Roast with Root Vegetables
1 C Chopped Bacon/Pancetta 3T. Olive Oil 2 Cloves of Garlic Sliced Carrots Sliced Beets Quartered Sweet Potatoes 2 Sprigs fresh Thyme Pinch of Nutmeg Salt and Pepper to Taste Chuck Roast 4T. Red Wine or 2T. Brandy 1. Put 3 T. of olive o

What do you do with fennel?
What do you do with fennel? So many people I’ve cooked for have said they don’t like fennel that I’ve stopped asking. Now I just serve it and they typically find that they like it. I find the flavor of it goes nicely with seafood. So I might
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Potato Fennel Soup
Melt 2 tbs. butter in heavy large pot over medium-high heat. Add 2 c. sliced leeks (or fresh onions) and 2c. sliced fennel bulb and sauté until leeks are translucent, about 7 minutes. Add 8 c. chicken broth and 2# diced potatoes and bring to boil.
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Kale & Kielbasa Soup
Saute 1 choped onion, 1 c. chunked fennel bulb, 4 clove minced garlic. Add 1 1/2tsp fresh thyme, 1/2 tsp. crushed red pepper, 12 oz.thinly sliced kielbasa, 1 ½ qt water or broth and simmer. Add 15 oz. cooked kidney beans, 4 c. chopped greens (kale,

Fennel, Zucchini & Tomato Soup
Sauté 1 large chopped onion in 1/3 c.olive oil until it becomes soft. Add the 4 cloves minced garlic and continue sautéing for another minute. Add 4 c. thinly sliced fennel, 2 med. zucchinis diced, 6 peeled & chopped tomatoes, and 8 finely chopped
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Farmer's Favorite Fennel Salad
Farmer’s Favorite Fennel Salad -One fennel bulb (reserve some leaves) -olive oil -half a lemon -salt -shaved parmesan cheese   Slice fennel as thinly as possible, set in bowl.  Drizzle olive oil, lemon juice, & salt and t
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Vegetable Kebab
Bell peppers, onions, potatoes, cherry tomatoes, zucchini, mushrooms, eggplant, tofu, chunks of meat, etc. The key is to get everything cooked at the same time. To do this, parboil or microwave anything which would take longer to cook until just te

Sauteed Italian Vegetables
Over high heat add 2 Tbs. olive oil and saute 1 minced garlic (6-9 cloves). Add sliced vegetables, toughest first, tenderest or leafy last. Saute about 5-7 min. Then add 1-2 tomatoes sliced into chunks, stir, turn down heat, and cover tightly. Si

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

Summer Roasted Veggies
- from Simply in Season  ·            8-10 c. chopped fresh veggies (potatoes, eggplant, peppers, onions, summer squash, etc.) cut in small cubes if hard like potatoes and larger cube

Roasted Eggplant Pizza
Ingredients: Crust 3 cups flour 1 packet yeast 1 tsp salt Sauce 1-2 lbs tomatoes 4 cloves garlic (minced) 2 tbsp olive oil 1 handful fresh basil and oregano (finely chopped) 1 tbsp brown sugar 1 chopped hot pepper (optional) salt and pepper to
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Eggplant Burgers
2-3 cloves minced garlic4 c. roasted eggplant 1 tbsp. water 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese 1 c. chopped fresh parsley (or cilantro or a mixture) 2 eggs, beaten 3/4 c. dried bread crumbsCut eggplant in half longwise, place on
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Easy Eggplant Parmesan
Brush a cookie sheet with olive oil. Lay out eggplant slices (1/2 " thick) and brush top with more olive oil. Spinkle with garlic powder and bake in oven until a little tender. Then spoon on a little tomato sauce and sprinkle with parmesan or rom
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Baba ganouj
Makes 4 servingsThis popular Mediterranean dip is generally served with pita bread or crostini, but can also be a main course served with pasta.    2 small eggplant            
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Potato-Vegetable Cream Chowder
Dice and boil in small quantity of water a variety of white vegetables and carrots. 4-5 peeled potatoes, 1 cauliflower, 3 turnips, 1-2 onions, and 1-2 carrots would work well. Dice one potato and cook until just tender. When the mix of veggies are t

Broccoli & Cauliflower Souflet
Steam small pieces of broccoli and cauliflower until just tender. Melt 4 tbs. butter; remove from heat and gradually add 1/2 c. whole wheat flour, then add 2 c. milk gradually stirring to keep smooth. Return to heat and stir until sauce thickens a
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Broccoli, Cauliflower & Carrot Salad
Cut veggies into bite-sized pieces, steam or cook until just barely tender and cool quickly by dousing in cold water. (if necessary cook separately) Combine 2 tbs. wine vinegar, 1/3 c. oil, 1/2 tsp ground cumin, and 1/2 tsp. salt. Toss veggies with