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TOMATO JAM

Makes 8–10 pint jars or 16 half-pint jars This is a great way to use tomatoes that are a bit too ripe or that you buy as “leftovers” from farmers or markets. It requires more time to cook down the tomatoes to get the right consistency but this only intensifies that great tomato taste. And […]

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WILD ONION AND LAMBS QUARTERS PIZZA

Prepared or store-bought uncooked pizza dough 1 batch lambs quarters and walnut pesto (recipe here) Cornmeal 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese (freshly shredded is best) Wild onions, washed and trimmed to 2 inches from bulb Wild plant leaves such as chickweed, sorrel or purslane to garnish (optional) Preheat oven to 500°. Insert a pizza stone […]

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LAMBS QUARTERS AND WALNUT PESTO

1 cup lambs quarters leaves (can substitute spinach) ¾ cup olive oil ⅔ cup grated Parmesan cheese ⅓ cup walnuts 2 whole lemons, juiced 1 large garlic clove, peeled and minced 1 teaspoon sea salt ½ teaspoon cracked pepper Rinse and dry lambs quarters. Combine all ingredients in a food processor or blender. Pulse until […]

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OVEN-ROASTED SPRING ASPARAGUS

Recipe and Photo by Megan Mccarthy 1 bunch asparagus, trimmed 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil + 1 teaspoon for misting 1 clove garlic, minced 1 fresh lemon, squeezed 2 tablespoons grated Asiago cheese ¼ teaspoon fresh cracked black pepper Sea salt to taste Turn oven broiler on high. Place trimmed asparagus on a baking pan […]

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CARAMELIZED ONION AND GOAT CHEESE PIZZA

Homemade pizza crust 2 large onions, cut into ¼ inch slices 1 large North Georgia apple or local pear 2 links organic chicken sausage ½ cup toasted walnuts 2 ounces Capra Gia goat cheese (red pepper, herb, onion or 7-pepper) 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar Sea salt and white […]

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SEVEN-HOUR LEG OF LAMB PROVENCAL

Serves 6 to 8 1 (6-pound) bone-in leg of lamb 2 tablespoons olive oil (not extra-virgin) 2 lemons, halved 1 (750 milliliter) bottle dry white wine 2 leeks, white and pale green only, sliced 1 head garlic, peeled, about 12 cloves 5 bay leaves, preferably fresh 4 sprigs fresh rosemary 4 springs fresh thyme 2½ […]

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SAUTÉED RADISHES WITH CHIVES

Serves 4 To clean radish greens, other greens or gritty herbs, place them in a sink or large bowl filled with cold water. Swish the greens around, letting the dirt fall to the bottom. Using your hands or a fine-mesh sieve, scoop the greens from the water, leaving the dirt at the bottom. Drain, clean […]

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