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Southwest Potato & Corn Chowder

Posted by on Tuesday, February 18, 2014, In : Recipes 

8 slices bacon, chopped
1 large onion, chopped
1 red bell pepper, diced
1 orange bell pepper, diced
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 Tbsp butter
1/3 cup flour
1 tsp salt, plus more to taste
1/2 tsp freshly-ground black pepper, plus more to taste
1 tsp ground cumin
8 cups chicken broth
4 cups unpeeled potatoes (about 6 potatoes), cut into 1/2-inch cubes
1 lb frozen corn kernels
1 cup half-and-half
1/2 cup grated Pepper Jack or cheddar cheese, for serving
1/2 cup fresh chopped cilantro, for serving
Cook bacon in a la...

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Chick Peas with Tomatoes and Sweet Peppers

Posted by on Thursday, February 6, 2014, In : Recipes 



2 cups dried chickpeas
1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
2 medium red bell peppers, stemmed, seeded, and chopped
1 small red chile, stemmed and finely chopped
1 large yellow onion, peeled and chopped
2 cloves garlic, crushed and peeled
3 medium tomatoes, cored and finely chopped
1 tsp. chopped fresh basil
1/2 tsp. chopped fresh tarragon
1/2 bunch fresh parsley, chopped
Salt and freshly ground black pepper

1. Put chickpeas in a medium bowl and add enough cold water to cover by 2''. Set aside to soak for at ...

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Bamonte's Pork Chops with Pickled Peppers

Posted by on Thursday, January 10, 2013, In : Recipes 
Adapted from Saveur



INGREDIENTS
2 (1"-thick) bone-in pork chops
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
3 tbsp. olive oil
5 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
12 pickled cherry peppers, halved
¼ cup dry white wine
¼ cup chicken stock
INSTRUCTIONS
Heat oven to 425°. Season chops with salt and pepper. Heat 2 tbsp. olive oil in a 12" skillet over medium-high heat. Fry
chops, flipping once, until browned, 5 to 8 minutes. Transfer pan to oven; roast until pork is cooked through, 18–20 minutes. T...

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Couscous Tabouli Salad

Posted by Chuck Murray on Sunday, April 15, 2012, In : Recipes 
Adapted from SparkPeople.com

 Ingredients
  1/2 cup boiling water
  1 1/4 cups dry couscous
   4 Tbsp olive oil
  1/3 cup lemon juice
   1 clove garlic minced
  1/2 medium red or green pepper, diced
(I used frozen from last summer)
  1/4 medium onion, diced
  1/2 medium cucumber diced

  1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley

         

 (note: add tomato when in season)


Directions
Mix dry couscous with boiling water, add olive oil and lemon juice. Stir thoroughly, then cover and let stand for 5 minutes. Perf...
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Homestyle Sloppy Joes

Posted by on Wednesday, March 21, 2012,
Adapted from mrfood.com

Make your own Homestyle Sloppy Joes from scratch in the same time it would take to start with a store-bought Sloppy Joe mix, and reap the fresh-tasting rewards.

Serves: 6
Cooking Time: 15 min
Ingredients
2 to 2-1/2 pounds ground beef
1 onion, chopped
1 green bell pepper, chopped
2 (15-ounce) cans tomato sauce
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
8 sandwich or hamburger buns, split
Instructions
In a large skillet over medium-...

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World’s Best Braised Cabbage

Posted by on Tuesday, February 14, 2012, In : Recipes 
by Molly Stevens

1 medium head green cabbage (about 2 pounds)
1 large yellow onion (about 8 ounces)
1 large carrot, cut into 1/4 inch rounds
1/4 cup chicken stock, homemade or store-bought, or water
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
Coarse salt and freshly ground black pepper
1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, or to taste

1-Heat the oven to 325 degrees. Lightly oil a large gratin dish or a baking dish (9 by 13 inch works well).

2-Trimming the cabbage: Peel off and discard any bruised or ...


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How To Use Dried Hot Peppers

Posted by Chuck Murray on Friday, January 6, 2012, In : Recipes 




This month’s basket contains local, dried Cayenne hot chile peppers.


Cut the top off of each chile to remove the stem. Then, cut a slit down the side of the chile to split it open. The majority 
of the seeds will shake right out. Use your fingers or a spoon to scrape any additional seeds off and pull off any dried veins. After discarding the seeds, place the chiles on a medium/hot griddle and roast them for 3-4 minutes. Turn them often to prevent burning.


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Food/Farming Related Articles/Tips


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