Category Archives: Recipes

Nels’ Beef Steak Hashbrowns

I am a man with steak and champagne desires but endure a potato and Pabst Blue Ribbon reality.  I was lying around my house one morning desperately in need of a breakfast steak and only had a sack of HMS … Continue reading

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Katie’s Black Bean Hummus

A few summers ago I tried my hand at growing dry beans.  My husband and I sowed Black Turtle, cannellini, and Kenearly Yellow Eye beans, and despite the weeds that ended up taking over our neglected plot, come September, we … Continue reading

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New England Winter Slaw

A Winter Salad Recipe to Make Your Mouth Sing! Salad: 5-6 stems Kale, spine removed and chopped 1 cup finely chopped green cabbage (or 1/2 cup green plus 1/2 cup red) 1 cup spinach, chopped 1 cup shoots (your choice) … Continue reading

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Sprouts and Shoots: For the Love of a Winter Salad

As we all search for ways to eat fresh, home-grown food year round—especially those of us with harsh winter climates—let us give tribute to the sprout and shoot…two super easy ways to feed your family fresh green and living foods … Continue reading

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Nels’ Savoyed Cabbage Delight

A recipe inspired my uncle Steve, once a fine dining chef in and around Seattle.   I perused the assortment of bounty in the HMS produce fridge and found: two leeks and a few heads of Famosa F1 cabbage.  I called … Continue reading

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Preserving the Harvest

While we all love to eat our veggies fresh from the garden, the overabundance of our crops can and should be reserved for later use. Many herbs and vegetables can be frozen, dried, fermented, canned, or cellar stored so we … Continue reading

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Eggplant and Tomato Rice Gratin

There’s a narrow window at the end of summer when I still have a counter full of eggplants and tomatoes but the weather is cool enough to consider turning the oven to 400 degrees. This weekend was right in the … Continue reading

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Roasted Cauliflower with Nutty Lemon Mustard

This is a real favorite for our family. We always make a double batch so there it some left for the next day. It’s my oldest daughter’s most requested item. Great for dinner with grilled meats, fish or makes a … Continue reading

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Katie’s Kitchen – Herb Potato Salad

This is a great potluck dish. It is easy to put together, vegan and gluten-free, and is fine being at room temperature. For extra pizzazz, line a medium sized shallow bowl with large red lettuce leaves, so they overlap each … Continue reading

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Summer Rice Noodle Salad

One of my favorite summer meals is the Rice Noodle Salad from Lynne Rossetto Kasper. It requires little stove time, can be made with any number of veggies either raw or cooked, and tastes very fresh and cooling, especially on … Continue reading

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