Valarie Russell on March 29th, 2016

This easy slow cooker soup is loaded with veggies, beans, and whole wheat pasta! It is the perfect meal for “Meatless Monday!  1 small red or yellow onion, diced  2 small carrots, diced  2 celery stalks, diced  4 cloves garlic, minced  1 1/2 cups fresh green beans, trimmed and cut into 1/2-inch pieces  1 (28 […]

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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 November 11th, 2014

I am admittedly not a great baker (a cook- that’s totally a different matter) but this is a simple and amazing recipe even I can do. Moist, dense, and super chocolate-y, no one will ever guess there’s zucchini in this bread. What a great way to use up some of our excess harvest that I […]

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Valarie Russell on August 12th, 2014

Crisp, tender zucchini sticks oven-roasted to absolute perfection. It’s healthy, nutritious and completely addictive!   4 zucchini, quartered lengthwise 1/2 cup grated Parmesan 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano 1/2 teaspoon dried basil 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoon chopped […]

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Valarie Russell on July 29th, 2014

A friend of mine shared this recipe with me a week or so ago, sounded delicious so I made some for Kenny this week.  We think this is a keeper recipe, can’t wait to make these for the grandson’s next visit.   4 ounces BAKER’S unsweetened chocolate ¾ cup butter 2 cups sugar 3 eggs slightly […]

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Valarie Russell on July 7th, 2014

Here is another yummy recipe for zucchini, it’s that time of year and the zucchini is plentiful. This makes a delicious side dish for any evening meal.  Hope you enjoy it as much as we do. 3 cups grated zucchini 1 cup diced onion 2 eggs 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 […]

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Valarie Russell on July 7th, 2014

This time of the summer we have so much zucchini, we could have it every night and still be over run with it.  This is so quick and easy you can fix it tonight for dinner.  We had ours with a piece of grilled chicken and a couple slices Kenny’s fresh tomatoes.  Delicious! 3 eggs […]

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Valarie Russell on July 31st, 2013

SIMPLE EASY SIDE DISH… Slice the zucchini in half. Slice off the bottom to keep in stable. Brush with olive oil and top with garlic. Top with sliced tomatoes, salt and pepper to taste. Add mozzarella cheese, Parmesan cheese or mixed blend. Bake at 375 for 20 to 30 minutes until soft. Serve with fresh […]

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Valarie Russell on July 10th, 2013

4 large eggs, beaten 1/4 cup olive oil 2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp ground pepper 1 tablespoon fresh basil ~ chopped 1 tablespoon fresh oregano ~ chopped 3 cups grated zucchini 1 cup fresh sweet corn off the cob 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese 1 3/4 cups unbleached all-purpose flour   In a large bowl, combine […]

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Valarie Russell on July 10th, 2013

This delicious recipe came from one of our valued customers, Mary, at the New Albany Farmer’s Market.  She shared with me that it was actually a recipe she had back in college many years ago. Here it is, although she never made it with fresh basil and oregano she thought it would be awesome. She said it taste even better […]

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