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Spinach Roulade

This was Donna’s gorgeous creation the last time spinach was plentiful.  She adapted it from a BBC Good Food recipe. And yes, spinach is again plentiful and what a good weekend for a cooking project!  We enjoyed it both warm and cold or room temp for the leftovers.  Ingredients 5 Eggs, separated 16 Cups washed […]

Spinach Roulade

Kale Pesto

Kale Pesto…a new love.  The loveliness of Pesto and another way to feed my body some wonderful, nutritious greens!  We have enjoyed this as a dip for carrots (chips or crackers would work too), with pasta, on the bun of my goat burger and just with bread. We tried both recipes below – one with […]

kale pesto

Golden Tomato Pizza with Pesto & Kale

Time for a last “summer” pizza! from Cooking Close to Home by Diane Imrie & Richard Jarmusz, a great cookbook for all eating local in Vermont! Pizza Dough (they have a great Maple Whole Wheat dough recipe) 3 Tablespoons Basil Pesto 1 T Olive Oil 1 T chopped Garlic 3 cups roughly chopped Kale 3/4 cup cherry tomatoes, […]

Golden Tomato pizza from cooking close to home

Homemade Farm Pizza

Really this can be designed to fit your whims of the day, but here are some ideas for pizza’s from the farm’s current offerings: Pizza Dough.. either made or a bought dough/crust or french bread cut open Smitten Kitchen’s Really Simple Pizza Dough or Epicurious’ Pizza Dough  are some options   The Base 1 cup or so of Pizza […]


Oregano Pesto

From Ingredients 1 cup of fresh oregano 1/2 cup of parmesan cheese 1 large garlic clove 1/2 cup of almonds 1/3 cup of olive oil salt and pepper Instructions Combine the oregano, cheese, garlic, almonds and salt and pepper in a food processor, until the mixure resembles a coarse meel. Slowly stream in olive […]

oregano-pesto from kitchenthymes dot com

Cilantro Pesto

When I first tried Cilantro Pesto, I felt like I no longer needed any other kind of pesto.  Like many pestos, it is fabulous mixed into dishes, salads, fresh chevre, sandwiches, burgers or just straight on bread. There is a lot of flexibility in this recipe.  Another take at   4 cups cilantro washed and […]

Cilantro Pesto from

Grilled Chicken with Pesto from Mark Bittman

Grilled Chicken with Pesto from Mark Bittman “This basic recipe begins with pesto. But as you can see, it is almost infinitely variable… you can broil or grill chicken with almost any compound butter or flavored oil, or many of the other sauces.” 1/2 to 1 cup basic pesto 1 whole chicken, cut up (legs […]