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Eating Local - Backyard "Almost" Greek Salad

We have joined the 50% Local Food Club for the month of September.  It is encouraging us to think about our food choices, where it came from, how far it travelled and how the producer is rewarded for their efforts.   239 more words


Salmon With Creamy Cucumber-Fennel Salad


  1. 46-ounce pieces skinless salmon fillet
  2. 1 tablespoon olive oil
  3. 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  4. kosher salt and black pepper
  5. 1 lemon, thinly sliced
  6. 1/2 cup plain low-fat Greek yogurt…
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A cucumber crisis and a recipe for garden soup

We’ve been through this before, but I have to tell you again. I have a cucumber situation.

And I owe you all a thank you for sending me along some great cucumber recipes to try to use up some of these veggies that multiply by ten every time the sun goes down and comes up again. 1,013 more words


Egg Salad with Roasted Pepper Dressing

Mayonnaise is an ingredient that can make or break a dish. Home-made mayonnaise on french fries is heavenly. Unfortunately, it is often overused as an ingredient, especially in salads. 229 more words


Chilled Cucumber Soup

We have so many cucumbers in our garden and the weather in Seattle has been so warm, this soup was the perfect answer to my delema what to do for lunch. 253 more words

Cooking & Recipes

Last cucumber harvest

Summer harvesting is winding down. I picked my last batch of cucumbers yesterday. There is one left on the vine, but I don’t think it is going to get any bigger. 154 more words

Marketmore Cucumbers for Pickles

This is a nice tasting variety and  easy to start from seed!

They have been prolific this summer!

Which meant it was time to make pickles :) 30 more words