Not your Typical Stuffed Peppers

This stuffed pepper recipe was created by Andy for our kids, who don’t like cooked peppers. Stuffing sweet raw peppers with rice, sausage, and veggies was an amazing discovery! They remind us of the pie cones sold at the Common Ground Fair (just the shape, not the flavor). Great for lunch, dinner, or on the

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Simple Brined Roast Chicken

This is our all-time favorite way to eat our whole chickens. After we’ve eaten what we want for the first meal, we take all the chicken off the bone and eat the leftovers as the most delicious chicken sandwiches (see suggestions below). This recipe comes from The New Best Recipe from America’s Test Kitchen (slightly

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We love this coleslaw recipe that Andy developed. It serves 4-6. Ingredients 3/4 lb (4 cups) cabbage chopped into 1-inch squares (or whatever size you like) You can also use the slicer or shredder blade on a food processor for thinner strings of cabbage 2 medium carrots, shredded (1 cup) 1 medium onion, diced 1/2

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Simple roasted squash

Butternut squash is sweet and flavorful, and it’s simple to prepare as a side dish. Here are two options: mashed or cubed. Mashed squash Ingredients 1 butternut squash Butter and/or maple syrup to taste Directions Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Cut squash in half the long way and scoop out the seeds. Place the

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Green Beans Almondine

A delicious and easy way to serve green beans! We eat this dish year round, with fresh green beans in the summer and frozen green beans in the winter. Ingredients 4 cups stemmed green beans 3 cloves garlic 2-3 T olive oil 1/3 cup slivered almonds or sunflower seeds 2-3 tsp soy sauce 1-2 T

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What to do with garlic scapes

We posted to social media wondering what to do with our garlic scapes and the recipes and ideas poured in! Here are a few crowd-sourced suggestions. Made into pesto (lots of people suggested this and we made some!) Used to flavor butter Grilled: Just toss with a little olive oil and salt and grill just

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Thai Coconut Curry with Tofu

This is a no-recipe recipe (apparently that’s a thing). We were experimenting the other night and the outcome was delicious! Ingredients Rice Tofu (you could use meat instead) Your favorite frying oil or butter (we usually use peanut oil or coconut oil) Your choice of vegetables (we used green beans but it would also be

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