Category: Summer Recipe

Spaghetti Squash 0

Spaghetti Squash

Spaghetti squash, which gets its name from its long, stringy fibers, is cooked up with Parmesan and Tomatoes in this light, yet hearty dish. Ingredients: 1 spaghetti squash Olive oil to cover bottom of large sauté pan ¼ onion chopped 3 garlic cloves chopped 1 small sweet red pepper, seeded and chopped 1 small tomato chopped Salt and Pepper to taste 1 tsp oregano Freshly grated...

Sweet Potato Mac 0

Sweet Potato Mac and Cheese

Ingredients: 1 medium sweet potato 3 C whole wheat pasta 2 Tbsp butter 2 Tbsp flour 2 cloves garlic, minced 1-1/2 C milk 3/4 C mozzarella cheese 3/4 C asiago cheese 1/2 C parmesan cheese 2 handfuls tatsoi (spinach, kale, etc) Method: Peel and cube sweet potato. Bring a pot of water to a boil, add sweet potato, and cook until tender, 8-12 minutes. Drain, retaining cooking water,...

Shrimp Ceviche 0

Shrimp Ceviche

This recipe uses fresh shrimp and summer produce in a beat-the-heat dish Ingredients: 1 red onion, diced small 1 tsp olive oil the juice of two limes 1 avocado, diced 1 jalapeno, seeded and diced small 1 cucumber, peeled and diced 1/2 pint cherry tomatoes, each tomato quartered 1 lb large, cooked, deveined shrimp 1/4 cup chopped cilantro salt and pepper to taste Method: Dice red...

Squash-Fritters 0

Squash Fritters

From Courtney Reitzl Ingredients: 2 cups squash 1 medium onion 1 egg salt and pepper to taste 1/2 cup fresh herbs chopped (basil, oregano, parsley, thyme, or whatever you want!) 1 cup oil of choice Method Chop the squash, and onion. Mix in a bowl with 1 egg Salt and pepper to taste Mix in 1/2 fresh herbs Heat oil in a skillet Shape squash mixture...

Blackberry Crunch Pie 0

Blackberry Crunch Pie

Ingredients: Pie: 1 c. sour cream or yogurt 2 tbsp. flour 3/4 c. sugar 1 beaten egg 1/2 tsp. salt 1 tsp. vanilla 2 1/2 c. berries Topping: 1/4 c. brown sugar 1 tbsp. butter 1 tbsp. milk 1/2 c. pecans Method: Combine first 6 ingredients. Add berries. Bake in unbaked shell at 400 degrees for 25 minutes. Spoon topping over top and bake for 10 minutes....

Sassy Marinated Cucumbers 0

Sassy Marinated Cucumbers

A sassy version of refrigerator pickles – this cool, refreshing cucumber dish is the perfect thing in summer. Ingredients: 3 cups (medium) thinly sliced cucumbers 1 medium red or green pepper, cut into strips ¼ c. chopped onion ¾ c. sugar (original recipe calls for 1 c., but we don’t like it that sweet) 1 t. salt ½ t. celery seed (I’ve also substituted finely chopped...

Kimchi 0

Homemade Kimchi

From Courtney Reitzl Ingredients: 1 head of cabbage 1/2 cup salt 2 Tbsp chopped garlic 1 tsp sugar 3 Tbsp water 4 Tbsp red pepper flakes 2 bunches green onion 1  cup thinly sliced radishes Method: Chop 1 head of cabbage and put in a bowl with 1/2 cup salt.  Weigh it down with a small plate and something heavy on top. Let it sit for 2...

Classic Cucumber Salad 0

Classic Cucumber Salad

By Courtney Reitzl Ingredients: Cucumber Finely sliced red onion Apple Cider Vinegar Salt and pepper Fresh dill Method Peel and slice cucumbers and put in a bowl Slice red onion thinly (1 onion to every three cucumbers) Cover with apple cider vinegar sprinkle with salt and pepper Mix in a handful of fresh chopped dill Leave in the fridge for a few days before eating. Other...

Pungo Berry Kuchen 0

Pungo Berry Kuchen

Ingredients: 1-1/2 C flour 2-1/2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt 1 egg 3/4 C milk 1/2 C sugar 1/4 C melted butter 1 tsp grated lemon zest 3 C mixed berries – fresh or frozen Method: Sift together flour, baking powder, salt. Sift again. Beat egg until light. Add milk, sugar, melted butter, grated lemon zest. Add flour mixture and mix well. Pour into well greased 8x8x2...