Pastry for Cream and Custard Pie
EQUIPMENT MISE EN PLACE To make the dough, you will need a digital kitchen scale, two small bowls, a whisk, a fine tea strainer, a food processor, a dinner fork, a bench knife, a rolling pin, a standard 9-inch pie pan, a pizza stone, aluminum foil,

Basil Eggplant
1 or 2 chili peppers 2 eggplants, cut into pieces 1 tablespoon soy sauce 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 tablespoon sugar about 1/2 cup basil leaves 1 tablespoon cooking oil 1 cup water     Heat a pan over medium high heat; then add th

Hush Puppies
3/4 cup whole milk 1 teaspoon fine sea salt ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 ounce (2 tablespoons) unsalted butter 7.5 ounces corn meal, plus additional if needed About 6 cups peanut oil 1 large egg 1 teaspoon baking powder

Spinach Ricotta Pie with a Hint of Feta
This crustless savory pie is the essence of spring
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Lentil Bulgur Salad
Ingredients: Boiling water 1 cup bulgur wheat 1 cucumber - peeled and chopped 2 Tbs. capers 1 - 2 cups lentil sprouts 2 green onions - sliced thin 2 medium tomatoes - chopped 1 cup flat-leaf parsley - leaves only 5 Tbs. olive oil 3 - 4 Tb

Pastry for Cream and Custard Pie
Flaky piecrust without lard or vegetable shortening. Its all butter approach creates pastry with superior browning and flavor.

Soft Polenta Integrale
Like cornmeal mush, soft polenta is spoonable and served piping hot, a sturdy savory porridge.

Sprout Hummus
Ingredients 1 cup of bean sprouts 1 Tbs. tahini 1 Tbs. lemon juice 1 Tsp. olive oil 1 clove garlic (more or less - to taste) 1 tsp. ground cumin 1/2 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. ground white pepper Hot Sauce of your choosing (optional)   Pr

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introduction A perfect dish for summer, the polenta in this recipe can be pan-seared or grilled—as can the vegetables. equipment mise en place For this recipe, you will need a large well-seasoned cast-iron skillet; a pair of

Poured Polenta
introduction There is polenta you spoon, and polenta you spear. What accounts for the difference? Evaporation, my dear Watson. This recipe represents the stouter point on the continuum, polenta cooked long enough to settle into a slab once i

Field Pea Relish
1/4 cup canola oil 1/4 cup fresh lime juice 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro 3 tablespoons chopped jalapeños 1 garlic clove, pressed 1/4 teaspoon table salt 3 cups assorted cooked fresh field peas 1/2 cup diced onion

Hot Wilted Greens
Vegetarian? Try soy bacon or skip the bacon completely!

Fried Beets and Carrots
2 T olive oil  1 t. cumin  2 medium beets, scrubbed, quartered & sliced 1/4 inch thick  2 medium carrots, scrubbed & sliced 1/4 inch thick  Tamari (or low sodium soy sauce)  OPTIONAL: Beet tops, fresh spinach, S

Flash-cooked Greens with Garlic
1¼ lbs fresh spinach, watercress, snow pea shoots, or other greens1 tsp canola or corn oil8-10 cloves garlic, cut into paper-thin slices1½ tbsp rice wine or sake½ to ¾ tsp salt Tear the stems from spinach; if using o
Products (Garlic, Kale, Spinach, Watercress)

Eggs and Greens
Some folks, knowing that greens are oh so good for you, still struggle a bit with new ways to get them in their diet or with finding new ways to cook them after getting them in the CSA box every week. This is one of our favorite meals. Great for real

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- from The Minimalist Cooks at Home   1 lb. spinach 2 cloves garlic, minced 3 c. chicken stock 1 cup light cream, half­and­half or milk a tiny grating of nutmeg salt and freshly ground black pepper chopped parsley or mint
Products (Garlic, Spinach, Mint, Stock, Parsley)

Fresh Greens Pasta Pie
6 ounces vermicelli  2 T. butter or margarine  1/3 c. Parmesan cheese  5 eggs  2 t. oil  1 small onion, chopped  2 c. chopped fresh spinach, chard, collards or other greens  1 c. shredded mozzarella cheese &

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Meet your new breakfast favorite, served with hot milk, maple syrup, and dried blueberries.

Butternut Squash Fries
1/2 butternut squash kosher salt cooking spray ketchup, to serve Directions: Pre-heat oven to 425 degrees. Peel and de-seed your butternut squash. Slice squash in half. Cut it up into french fry shapes. Place on a cookie sheet sprayed with non-s
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Simple Buttered Antebellum Quick Grits
For this recipe, you will need a medium heavy-bottomed saucepan (ideally, one with gently flared sides called a Windsor pan), a small saucepan, a fine tea strainer, and a wooden spoon.     1 cup Quick Grits Spring or filte

Poured Polenta
introduction There is polenta you spoon, and polenta you spear. What accounts for the difference? Evaporation, my dear Watson. This recipe represents the stouter point on the continuum, polenta cooked long enough to settle into a slab once

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If you know risotto, you know farrotto. Farrotto mimics risotto's cooking paths, and borrows its luxuriously simple ingredients. Farrotto captures risotto's profound comfort quotient. But they are ultimately rather different.

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