Category Archive: Recipes

Great recipes for great food from great seeds!

Aug 08 2016

KimChi Kale Coleslaw.

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Jul 24 2016

Bean chili

A great dish for potlucks. I good served over brown rice. Ingredients. 1 1/2 tablespoons Cumin seeds 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 white onion, diced 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 jalapeno, finely diced, for less heat remove the seeds. 2 tablespoons chili powder 1 1/2 cups finely diced mushrooms 1 zucchini, diced 1/2 cup diced …

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Jul 24 2016

Bean burgers

In search of the perfect bean burger. BEAN AND ROASTED SWEET POTATO BURGER. 1 sweet potato, peeled and cut into chunks (about 1 cup) 2 Tablespoons oil pinch of salt 2 cups cooked beans 1/2 cup finely diced onion 1 cup cooked brown rice 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 tablespoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon ground …

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Mar 18 2015

Gem squash – a South African delicacy

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As a South African expat I grew up with gem squash as being the one and only squash we ever saw at our table. We ate them cut in half with their hard outer skin serving as a bowl. Filled with lots of butter and sometimes tender green peas they were delicious. I grew some here …

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Dec 09 2012

Featured Edible: Wild Winter Greens – Chickweed

[important]From the 2008-02 Newsletter[/important] Chickweed (Stellaria media) Is a crunchy member of the pink family that thrives during our mild coastal winters. One tiny plant can produce 20,000 seeds, but if this weed is hard to beat, at least it’s good to eat. HABITAT: Look for chickweed in lawns and garden beds that have been abandoned …

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Nov 27 2012

Thimbleberry Soda from Amara Farm

This is a 2 step process that requires making a shredded ginger “bug” or starter. Then, you make a syrup using 4 L water, 2 cups of sugar & any flavoring ( 1 cup thimbleberry this time). Syrup needs to boil & then cool overnight, add about 1/4 cup of “bug” into each jar & …

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