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Nutritious culinary and healing recipes collected from the North American garden, orchard, forest, river and ocean

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Tricked-Out Heirloom Tomato Salad

The time frame to enjoy your own garden or farmer’s market tomatoes is very short so there is no time to mess around. I think a tomato salad is just about the best way to properly dispose of large quantities of one of the all time best garden items.¬† Read more…


Stuffed Zucchini Blossom and Heirloom Tomato Salad


Zucchini blossoms are a great seasonal ingredient and a fun one to work with. Yes, you will get a little less zucchini when you harvest the flowers to eat but I think anyone who has grown zucchini can agree that this is just fine. The fried zucchini blossom sitting atop a fresh heirloom tomato salad is a divine treat. Thank you, garden! Read more…

Quick Pickles (Quickles)

pickle2Back in the day, people would¬†can large amounts of pickles and vegetables because they had gardens so bountiful they needed a way to store the food surplus over the winter. Read more…

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