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Whether you grow herbs in your garden or find them at the farmer's market, these mouth-watering recipes will make good use of them. Enjoy the fresh flavor of herbs!
The thick mustard mixture coats the chops like a marinade. To develop the best flavor, chill the coated chops for 2 or 3 hours.
Prep: 20 minutes | Chill: 2 hours | Grill: 12 minutes 8 lamb rib or loin chops, cut 1 inch thick 1/4 cup stone-ground mustard 1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions (2) 2 tablespoons dry...
Say goodbye to boring salads! Whip up this flavorful dish with produce from your garden or the farmer's market, and top it with a dressing that tastes like summer!
Finely shredded peel and juice from 2 medium lemons 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 teaspoons Dijon-style mustard 1/2 cup olive oil 1/2 cup sour cream 2 to 3 medium heads butterhead lettuce, torn...
Lime juice and lemonade blend nicely with the sweet taste of fresh basil leaves in this summertime drink. Slices of lemon add a finishing touch.
Prep.: 15 minutes | Chill: 8 hours | Makes:12 servings 12 cups cold water 2 12-ounce cans frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed?? 1/3 cup sugar 1/4 cup fresh lime juice 1/2 cup firmly...
Serve this easy salad alongside grilled steaks or burgers, or double the recipe and take to a summertime potluck picnic!
Prep.: 20 minutes | Stand: 30 minutes | Makes: 4 servings 4 ears of corn, husks and silks removed 3 tablespoons snipped fresh herbs, such as chives, sage, oregano, cilantro, parsley...
Oregano and basil pack these grilled burgers with great flavor.
Prep.: 20 mins. | Grill: 14 mins. 1 egg, lightly beaten 2/3 cup chopped onion 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/4 cup snipped fresh oregano and/or basil or 2 teaspoons dried oregano and/or...
This over-the-top dessert consists of cooked cherries and lavender buds spooned over crusty bread. Garnish with lavender blossoms before serving.
Prep: 15 minutes | Cook: 15 minutes | Makes: 4 servings  1/2 cup cranberry juice 1/4 cup packed brown sugar 1 teaspoon finely snipped fresh lavender buds or 1/4 teaspoon dried...
If you raise a specialty product, a local chef probably wants it.
Small farmers of specialty produce and livestock can really benefit from positioning their products well. One good way to do this is to approach chefs within your community. Chef David Guas is the...
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Watermelon ice, blackberry cream cheese pie, plus super double-duty smoothies!  Get the recipes here to satisfy your sweet tooth!
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If you don't mind standing over a boiling caudron, stirring thick, sticky candy for hours, here's a delicious project. Peanut brittle takes time and effort, so it is not for the weak. Bob...