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Beets and Beet Green Recipes
BeetsThese are not the beets of your childhood – at least not the beets of my childhood.  Actually, we never had beets – they’re the one food my father cannot abide.  When I did eventually try beets I could not understand

Swiss Chard with Oil and Lemon
      From Mom Cantelmo's Kitchen:  Swiss chard is a much loved green in Italian families.  This version is a favorite way the Romans prepare and enjoy Chard.4 Servings  (In our family we'd have to double this

Beet Bruschetta
      From Mom Cantelmo's Kitchen  This is a great starter for Summer get togethers.  We toast some good Italian bread, sliced thin, and enjoy great conversation with close friends. In addition to its great taste it

Yummy Swiss Chard Pie
1 tbsp. olive oil¾ cup chopped onions1 tbsp. minced garlic or scapes1 bunch Swiss chard3-4 eggs1 cup milk or half-and-half½ teaspoon salt1 8-inch deep-dish pie shell1 cup grated cheddar or Swiss cheese½-1 tbsp. chopped fresh dill

Will's Collard Greens
Provided by Will Allen, Growing Power.  From Asparagus to Zucchini (3rd edition).1 bunch collard greens, stem cut out and discarded1/4 cup olive oil1/2 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspon pepper1 teaspoon sugar1 teaspoon minced garlic (optional)Wash the co

Garlic Stir-Fried Snap Peas
Oak Ridge Farm, from Asparagus to Zucchini, 3rd edition 3 cups snap peas1 tbsp oil (any mild one)2 large garlic cloves, minced 2 tsp fresh lemon juice salt and pepper to tastecooked rice (optional) Heat oil in skillet.  Stir in ga

Kale and Ricotta Salata Salad
¾ to 1lb. kale (you can use any kind of kale, chard or any green that isn't too bitter and can be eaten raw), separate leaf from  stem and discard stem. 2 T. finely chopped shallot or onion 1 ½  T. lemon juice &frac1

Raw Kale and Avacado Salad
Remove stems from kale, chop leaves into small bite-sized pieces. Place kale pieces in bowl, sprinkle with olive oil and massage oil into leaves with fingers. Make sure there is just enough oil to coat the kale. Add a pinch of sea salt, massage again

Chilled Beet Soup with Dill Cream
 This is a great soup for entertaining - it's easy, beautiful to behold and delicious........ CHILLED BEET SOUP WITH DILL CREAM   4 cups (or more) canned low-salt chicken broth 1 pound beets, peeled, chopped 1 cup chopped onion 3/

Chinese Cabbage Peanut Salad
In large bowl combine:1 head cabbage, chopped or shredded,2 medium carrots, chopped or shredded3 Tbs. sesame seeds1/2 cup cashewsFor sauce; {note for thinner sauce use more water, for thicker more p-butter}1/2 cups water1/2 cup peanut butter1/4 cup l

Chive Blossom Vinegar
Wash 1 to 1 1/2 cups chive blossoms, shake or spin dry, pack into clean glass jar.Cover with about 2 cups white wine or white rice vinegar {add more vinegar if needed to completly cover chive blossoms}. Cover jar {use plastic wrap under lid if u

Beet burgers
Ingredients 1 carrot (shredded) 1 beet bulb (shredded) 3 cloves garlic (crushed) 1 teaspoon fresh ginger (shredded) 1 egg (beaten) 2 teaspoons powdered coriander 2 teaspoons powdered cumin 75g breadcrumbs 2 teaspoons yellow miso 200g yogurt 8 slic

Lemon- or Lime-Dill Vinaigrette
Be cautious with the lemon zest otherwise the lemon will overpower the dill. 1 teaspoon minced or grated lemon or lime zest 1/2-teaspoon salt 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice 1/2-cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus a little more if needed 2 te
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Yogurt Dill Dressing (Reduced Fat)
This all purpose creamy dressing can be varied using other fresh herbs, such as thyme, oregano, or mint. You can substitute chives for the shallots or add curry powder, ground cumin or ground red pepper. 1/2-cup nonfat yogurt 2 shallots 2 tablesp
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Jerusalem Artichoke Soup
Jerusalem Artichoke Soup with Toasted Pumpkin SeedsEzra Title, chef and owner of Chez Vous Dining, an at-home cooking service.This is a great recipe because it’s easy, contains very few ingredients, and all the ingredients are locally grown and

Pan Fried Jerusalem Artichokes in Sage Butter
Pan-fried Jerusalem Artichokes in Sage Butterfrom epicurious.com Ingredients:3 Tbsp. butter, divided2 Tbsp. olive oil1 lb Jerusalem artichokes (sunchokes), scrubbed, cut crosswise into 1/4 inch thick rounds3 Tbsp. coarsely torn fresh sage leaves

Kale Potato Soup
1 large bunch kale, chopped1 tablespoon butter1 large onion, chopped1 clove garlic, minced2 large potatoes, diced5 cups hot water or brothSalt and pepper to taste   Steam kale and set aside. Sauté onion in butter in soup pot until go

Fresh Herb Dip w. Seasonal Vegetables
2 cloves garlic, peeled2 green onions, cut in ½-in. pieces2 T. fresh parsley1 T. each fresh cilantro, dill, and tarragon1 tsp. honey OR maple syrup2 T. apple cider OR white wine OR tarragon vinegar¼-½ tsp. salt¾ cup sour c

Kale, Mushroom and Dill Triangles
Ingredients 2 tbsp butter 4-6 oz fresh mushrooms (finely chopped) 1½ lbs kale (cleaned, blanched & drained) 6 eggs (beaten) 1 cup heavy cream or half-and-half 3 tbsp chopped fresh dill 1/3 cup green onion (minced) 1/3 cup freshly grated
Products (Onion, Kale, Dill, Eggs, Mushrooms)

Dilly Salad Dressing
6 Tbs. Olive oil 2 Tbs. white wine vinegar 1 Tbs. finely minced fresh dill or 1 tsp dried dill week 1 Tbs finely minced fresh parsley 1/2 tsp dried tarragon leaves, crumbled Salt and pepper to taste Place in jar. Cover and shake well. Makes 1/
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Roasted Beet Salad with Oranges and Beet Greens
The delicate beet greens — which are an excellent source of potassium, folic acid, and magnesium — make this dish even more healthful.6 medium beets with beet greens attached 2 large oranges1 small sweet onion, cut through root end into t

Oriental Lettuce Wraps
Wash Buttercrunch lettuce leaves. Pat dry. Crumble 1 pound extra firm tofu and wring dry in a linen towel.  Brown tofu in peanut oil in a very hot wok.  Remove tofu from wok and stir fry your choice of vegetables.  I like to use c

Curried Carrot Dip
Blend until smooth:1 lb carrots, roasted, or steamed until soft 2 cloves garlic1/2 cup olive oil2 oz roasted pine nuts or almonds1 tablespoon favorite curry powder1 teaspoon cumin seed3 tablespoons malt vinegar    (My friend Shawn 
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Lasagna Alfredo
Kale, turnips, mustards, or spinach all work well. Break greens into bite-sized pieces, discarding thick stems. Steam or boil in small amount of water 5-7 min. for kale, less for other greens. Drain well. Use broth and precook lasagna noodles to

Asian Spinach Salad
Whisk 6 olive tablespoons oil, 3 tbs. sugar, 3 tbs. rice vinegar and 3 tbs. soy sauce in small bowl. Add salt and pepper to taste. Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil and add 1-3oz.package of Asian noodles from soup mix (after coarsely breaking them) ½ c.