Fresh Tomato Soup

Fresh Tomato Soup Adapted from Simply in Season by Mary Beth Lind and Cathleen Hockman-Wert A fast and delicious meal! 8 medium tomatoes of your favourite varieties (peeled and seeded if desired, chopped) 4 or more garlic cloves (minced) 3 cups water or vegetable juice 1 tsp honey 2 sprigs of fresh basil (chopped) Combine […]

LolaJean’s Beet Hummus

Try using golden or Chioggia beets for a bright yellow hummus, or red beets for pink! Ingredients: 1/2 lb beets (about 4 medium sized beets), scrubbed, cooked, peeled-if necessary, and cubed 2 Tbsp tahini (sesame seed paste) 5 Tbsp lemon juice 1 small clove garlic, chopped 1 Tbsp ground cumin 1 Tbsp lemon zest generous […]

Sweet Potato Curry Hummus

Sweet Potato Curry Hummus (makes about 3 cups) Ingredients: 2 cups chickpeas, cooked 1 medium sweet potato (should end up with 3/4 to 1 cup after it’s roasted) 2 to 3 cloves garlic, chopped 3 tbsp peanut butter 3 tbsp lemon juice approximately 10 tbsp reserved chickpea liquid, or water 1 tsp salt 2 tsp […]

Greek Potato and Spinach Salad

Greek Potato and Spinach Salad 1/2 cup olive oil 1/2 cup butter 6 lbs potatoes, cut into small cubes 1 head of garlic, peeled into cloves 2 lemons, juiced and zested 1/2 cup more of olive oil 1 tablespoon dried oregano 8 ounces baby spinach Sprinkled sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste […]

Stir-Fried Carrots and Garlic

Stir‐Fried Carrots and Garlic 4 medium carrots, halved crosswise 2 teaspoons olive oil 1 garlic clove, sliced thin lengthwise 1/3 cup water 2 teaspoons unsalted butter fresh lemon juice to taste Halve carrot pieces lengthwise and cut crosswise into 1/8‐inch‐thick slices. In a heavy medium skillet heat oil over moderately high heat until hot but […]