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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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Chicken Florentine Pasta

Posted by on Sunday, April 29, 2012, In : Recipes 
Adapted from Pioneer Woman Cooks

Ingredients
1 pound Penne pasta
1 whole, free range broiler chicken*
Salt And Pepper, to taste
2 Tablespoons Butter
2 Tablespoons Olive Oil
4 cloves Garlic, Minced*
¾ cups Dry White Wine
¾ cups Low-sodium Broth, More If Needed
1 bag Baby Spinach*
2 cups Grape Tomatoes, Halved Lengthwise*
4 ounces, weight Parmesan Cheese, Shaved With Vegetable PeelerPreparation Instructions
* From Murray Hill Farm

Cook pasta according to package directions in lightly salted water. Drain an...

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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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Mexican Potato Omelette

Posted by on Tuesday, January 31, 2012, In : Recipes 
2 TBS olive oil

1 red skin potato, halved, and thinly sliced

3 garlic gloves

2 scallions, thinly sliced

Coarse salt and ground pepper

1 1/4 cups plum tomatoes, coarsely chopped (about 2 tom.)

8 large eggs

1/2 cup shredded pepper jack cheese

2 TBS cilantro

1/2 lime juice

1. Heat 1 tbs oil in 10-inch broiler proof skillet over

    med.-low heat. Add potato, cover and cook, stirring until

    golden brown and tender, about 10 minutes. Stir in garlic

    and all but 1 TB...


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Food/Farming Related Articles/Tips


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Interview with Michael Pollan in Cleveland

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Freezing Fresh Vegetables, an OSU extension guide

Freezing Fresh Fruit, an OSU extension guide

Monsanto Tumbles Down, e-magazine article about GMO crops

What Are We Eating? PDF chart - What the average American Consumes In A Year

Listen In - The Diane Rehm Show on NPR, discussion about Organic Food Standards. 



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