Spaghetti with Olive Oil and Green Garlic

Spaghetti with Olive Oil and Green Garlic A great way to enjoy all of the spring garlic varieties is to use them in wonderful pasta dishes and green garlic is no exception. Mixed with olive oil, this Alice Waters recipes is a winner! INGREDIENTS • 1…

Scallops with Asparagus and Snap Peas

Scallops with Asparagus and Snap Peas Recipe from Serious Eats INGREDIENTS For the Scallops, Asparagus, and Sugar Snap Peas • 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided • ½ pound sugar snap peas • ½ pound thin asparagus, tough ends removed,…

Escarole, Bacon and White Bean Soup

Escarole, Bacon and White Bean Soup The best escarole thrives in cool weather. Sometimes resembling curly lettuce, the size can vary and be as large as a soccer ball. Escarole can simply be sautéed with olive oil and garlic until tender and…

Dressing Recipes for Bibb Lettuce

Dressing Recipes for Bibb Lettuce Below you will find a few different recipes from some of the stars of the Food Network (foodnetwork.com) for homemade salad dressings. They pair well with Red Bibb as well as a host of other green lettuce…

Asparagus Frittata

Asparagus Fritatta We make frittatas all the time for breakfast, lunch and dinner. They an easy way to make a healthy meal, try new ingredients and use up extra items from your fridge. You can vary the vegetables, herbs, cheeses and even add…

Arugula 10 Ways

Arugula 10 Ways Arugula is a dark green, peppery leaf that works equally well in salads or as a cooked green. It is available year-round, but is best when the weather is mild. Arugula is easily cleaned in a large bowl/basin of cool water.…

Asian Pear Slaw

Asian Pear Slaw Asian Pears are a bit more firm and crisp than regular pears which makes a big difference in this tangy, refreshing, low calorie slaw. Epicurious.com has some innovative recipes and this one is no exception. Pair it with some…

Portobello Mushroom Burgers

Portobello Mushroom Burgers Grilled Portobello mushrooms can be a healthy and fun alternative to regular burgers. Brushing the mushrooms with a mixture of 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil, 1 tbsp of balsamic vinegar and 3 minced garlic cloves…

Rhubarb Iced Tea

Rhubarb Iced Tea You can make 1/4 or 1/2 of this recipe depending on the amount of Rhubarb you'd like to use INGREDIENTS • 8 stalks rhubarb, cut into 3-inch lengths • 8 cups water • 1/3 cup sugar, or to taste • Fresh mint sprigs,…

Rhubarb and Strawberry Sangria

Rhubarb and Strawberry Sangria While Rhubarb is often thought of as the “dessert fruit”, it can just be easily incorporated into drinks and savory dishes, making a wonderful sauce or chutney. courtesy: Martha Stewart INGREDIENTS • 1/4…

Asian Pear and Arugula Salad with Goat Cheese

Asian Pear and Arugula Salad with Goat Cheese INGREDIENTS • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice • 1 teaspoon honey • 1/2 teaspoon chopped thyme • Salt and/or sea salt and freshly ground pepper…

Roasted Beets

Roasted Beets Roasting beets intensifies their flavor, brings out their earthy sweetness, and makes them easy to peel. They are delicious on their own and in salads. Some beets may need to be scrubbed clean. Put beets on a large piece of…