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Sprouts

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I started making sprouts these past few weeks. The garden is pretty much toast except for the kale and parsley which are still holding strong. Fantastic greens those are. I did dig the last of my carrots last week and harvested partly frozen swiss chard (oh why didn’t I do…

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Butternut squash and red lentil soup

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I love squash, yet, this year I was unsuccessful growing it luckily friends of mine grew plenty and had the generosity to share some with me here is a simple and most delicious soup perfect for this November day lovely with a piece of bread and a slice of cheese…

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Spanakopita

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Phyllo pastry may be a bit daunting if you’ve never used it. Use it once and you’ll realize how easy it is to make delightful flaky bites of all kinds. This is one of my favorite. If you don’t have feta cheese use mozzarella. You can replace the spinach with…

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Pumpkin time !

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There is much you can do with a pumpkin. First you’ll need to cook it. Cut the pumpkin in half and discard the stem section and stringy pulp. Save the seeds to dry and roast. In a baking dish, place the two halves face down. Bake at 375ºF for about…

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Squash

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I didn’t grow up eating squash it came to me years ago when I first visited Nova Scotia on a youth exchange for the first time I experienced Thanksgiving, pumpkin pie, and baked squash you gotta love youth exchanges Squash has become a comfort food for me now especially the…

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Apple pie

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I went to the garden yesterday thinking: time to pick that acorn squash I was planning to pick the one acorn squash that manage to grow this year and turn it into a pie it’s interesting how every year some things do thrive in the garden while others don’t this…

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Fresh Salsa

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it is officially fall yet today feels like summer it is windy and a little muggy a big rain fall is coming if you still have tomatoes kicking around here is a simple, quick, fresh salsa recipe let’s enjoy summer just a little longer Fresh Salsa 4 medium size tomatoes…

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Veggie Chicken Pie

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first day of autumn no frost yet it seems like the seasons are shifting as I head to the garden I wonder what could I make today the garden is still full of goodness kale, abundant as ever broccoli gone into florets onion’s harvested but leeks still thriving best carrot…

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Veggie burger

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I have been experimenting with veggie burgers lately and, I have been juicing I have loads of carrots, beets, and our apple trees are bountiful good time to use a juicer sometime the juicer feels a little over the top really, couldn’t I just chew a little but to drink…

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