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the best grilled rapini w/ sweet onions!

Yep! I said it (my fave btw)! And, in my Le Creuset dutch oven no less! Not one to read/follow rules, prefer to make up shit as I go … bear in mind, many, many years of cooking/techniques in my back pocket help. 127 more words


Harvesting, Curing, Seed Saving

Mid-July. If you are well prepared, better managed, and very lucky, the bulk of your weeding, trellising, and mulching is done. In all the years I have been working as a farmer, I have had the good fortune of being in this position only a handful of times. 954 more words

Butterflies in the Garden

Makes 2 – 3 main dish servings or 4 – 6 side servings

In this case, the butterflies are Farfalle pasta, which look like butterflies and are also called bowties.  216 more words

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Summer's salad days

Summer is certainly salad season, with its rich selection of fresh vegetables and herbs. Nearly every salad I make has a simple basic dressing: olive oil, lemon juice and salt. 470 more words

Sauteed Rapini (aka Broccoli Rabe)

Makes 4 side dish servings


  • 1 large bunch of Rapini (aka Broccoli Rabe)
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 large cloves garlic, minced…
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Side Dishes

Redirect your child’s behavior…

…and you can put dinner together pretty quickly. Or so I’m told.

Mama occupied me with a can of chickpeas.

She showed me how to squeeze their little tails to pop them out of their skins. 488 more words


Rapini Quinoa with Ricotta

This is my first time participating in a CSA; I’ve wanted to for a while. Not only do you get delicious, local produce, but there’s this element of surprise that I find intriguing. 264 more words