Valarie Russell on August 29th, 2017

Also known as Bohemian squash or sweet potato squash, delicata has a rich yellow flesh and a buttery, sweet-corn like taste. The skin is edible and delicious as well. Low in calories and high in fiber, delicata is a good source of vitamin A. There are so many ways you could flavor this squash. Below […]

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Valarie Russell on June 20th, 2017

This is another great use of all the abundant squash now available. It makes a great side dish for any meal… delicious too.   3 pounds yellow squash, cut into 1-inch cubes 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs 1/2 cup chopped onion 2 eggs 1/2 cup butter, melted 1 tablespoon sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon […]

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Valarie Russell on April 12th, 2016

The splash of vodka works as a flavor enhancer, adding a little jolt to the creamy sauce. This was one of Kenny’s favorite meatless Monday meals.  I served with a small salad and garlic bread.   8 ounces uncooked fettuccine 1 teaspoon olive oil 1 pound fresh asparagus spears, cut into 2-inch pieces 3/4 teaspoon kosher […]

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Valarie Russell on October 13th, 2015

Homemade apple muffins recipe with walnuts is a welcome addition to your morning, everybody loves homemade goodies, and these muffins are no exception! 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup granulated sugar 3 teaspoons baking powder 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon, divided 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 eggs 3/4 cup milk 1  large apple, peeled, cored, and […]

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Valarie Russell on August 11th, 2015

This makes an excellent breakfast bread or a light dinner dessert by adding some vanilla ice-cream.  Made some for Kenny this morning, over half is already gone.   1/2 cup butter or 1/2 cup margarine, softened 1 cup sugar 3 eggs 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda […]

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Valarie Russell on July 28th, 2015

If you are over run with zucchini, you may want to try this creamy and tangy Middle Eastern zucchini dip recipe, also known as Koosa Ma Laban, is best served with baked pita chips or crunchy vegetables.   2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 medium zucchini, diced 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1/2 cup low-fat or […]

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Valarie Russell on July 7th, 2015

Old-fashioned, delicious and easy to make describes this yummy dessert. It’s wonderful served with ice cream. 6 cups sliced peeled ripe peaches 1/4 cup packed brown sugar 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon zest 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon TOPPING: 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon baking […]

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Valarie Russell on June 6th, 2014

Beets are included in our “Basket of the Week” tomorrow, I wanted to give you a recipe you could easily make and utilize the entire vegetable.  The beet tops are fantastic and this is a great way to use every part of the fresh beets you buy. You can get two delicious side dishes out of this one vegetable. […]

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Valarie Russell on October 22nd, 2013

“When your favorite apple is in season, pick up a bunch and make this luscious pie filling that freezes beautifully. Sliced apples are partially cooked on top of the stove with water, sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon and nutmeg. Then you can ladled into containers and freeze. Then you can use them anytime for a delicious easy dessert. […]

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Valarie Russell on July 17th, 2013

Nothing about this recipe has anything to do with Russell Veggies or our produce…but it is delicious.  I  had bananas going to waste (cause we are so busy, we forget to eat them) so I decide to make Kenny some banana bread.  I usually use applesauce to make sure it’s moist, but this time I […]

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