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Monthly Archives: October 2010

Monthly Archives: October 2010

Basil: More Than Meets the Eye

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Basil, which happens to be a main ingredient in Sensory Revolution‘s Sensational Seasonings green herbal mix, is much more than just a tasty garnish. See below in this excerpt from a great article from Health Food Harvest for the surprising and impressive healing powers of the humble green herb. The Nutrients in Basil Basil is an excellent source of a variety of key nutrients, particularly vitamin C, calcium, vitamin A and phosphorus. Furthermore, basil is a useful source of magnesium, …

Roasted Anaheim Chili Sauce

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Blue House Farm has absolutely gorgeous, fragrant green Anaheim chili peppers right now. Long, slim and pointy, these peppers are perfect for roasting and offer just a tiny kick. This easy piquant sauce comes together in just a few minutes and showcase the peppers’ tendency to become sweet and tender when roasted, making for a silky-textured condiment that is lovely on eggs, tacos, grilled meats or as a sauce for enchiladas. Ingredients 4 green Anaheim chili peppers 4 cloves garlic, …

Cooking Fresh Heirloom Beans

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One of the most unique items at the MCM are the fresh heirloom beans from Yerena Farms. They look like large wax beans with a very firm pod shell speckled with brown, pink and beige. Pop open the pod and you’ll usually find between five and seven large fresh beans with a distinctive flavor that has been preserved and and cultivated for many generations–much like heirloom tomatoes. Separate the beans from the pod (a great activity for kids to participate …

Apple-Goat Cheese Quesadillas with Raspberry Salsa

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One of the most exciting things about early Fall (more exciting than the new school year, even more exciting than Halloween!) is the plenitude of crisp fresh apples available. These gorgeous jewels make it extremely difficult to make it all the way home from the MCM without reaching into my Ecobag and devouring a juicy apple from Hale Apple Farm. On the rare occasion that self-control prevails, I immediately make this easy yet impressive-looking quesadilla, topped with raspberry salsa (made …

Chard Chips

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Try this easy recipe for healthy baked chard chips from Tofu for Two with the rainbow chard from Blue House Farm. Yum!