Recipes

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Honey Lemon Custard

Yield – 8 x 4oz Portions Ingredients 2 cups - Whipping Cream* ¼ cup - Honey* 3 Tbl - Sugar* 3 ea - Lemon Zest 1/3 cup – Lemon Juice ½ - Vanilla Bean Pod - Sliced down the center. *All starred ingredients have been sourced locally. Preparation...

Curried Wheatberries with Blueberries

Ingredients 1 1/2 cups hard wheat berries, rinsed and picked over 1/2 teaspoons ground turmeric 2 teaspoons salt 1/4 cups fresh lemon juice 2 cloves garlic, finely minced 1 teaspoon fresh grated ginger root 4 teaspoons gram masala or curry powder 1 1/2 teaspoons (to...

Berry Yogurt Ice Pops

Ingredients 2 cups fresh berries, washed and chopped (use a single kind or a variety) 1/4 cup sugar 2 tablespoons honey 1/4 cup water 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1 1/2 cups plain, nonfat Greek yogurt Preparation In a saucepan, bring the berries, sugar, honey and water to a...

Rustic Gazpacho

Ingredients 2 pounds ripe tomatoes, cored and diced 1 medium cucumber, seeded and diced 1 large green bell pepper, seeded and diced 1 cup jicama (about 1/2 of a large jicama), peeled and diced 1 small jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced (more if you like things hot!) 2...

Cold Curried Carrot and Coconut Milk Soup

Ingredients 3/4 cup finely chopped scallion (about 1 bunch) 1 small onion, chopped (about 2/3 cup) 1 tablespoon finely grated peeled fresh gingerroot 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 tablespoon curry powder 1 1/2 pounds carrots, peeled and sliced thin (about 4 cups) 2...

Watermelon Gazpacho

Ingredients 8 cups finely diced seedless watermelon, (about 6 pounds with the rind) (see Tip) 1 medium cucumber, peeled, seeded and finely diced 1/2 red bell pepper, finely diced 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil 1/4 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley 3 tablespoons red-wine...

Chilled Summer Borscht

It’s hard to resist the brilliant, gem tones of this classic chilled soup. Beyond the visual appeal are the honey-and-spice notes of fresh summer beets infused with tangy-sweet balsamic vinegar, cracked pepper and fresh dill. As if that’s not enough for your senses,...

Blueberry Soup

A simple version of a Scandinavian fruit soup. This can also be served as a sauce over ice cream, frozen yogurt or pudding. Ingredients 1 1-pound bag frozen unsweetened blueberries 1 cup water 5 tablespoons sugar 2 1/4-inch-thick lemon slices 1 cinnamon stick Pinch of...

Watercress Soup with Shiitake Mushrooms

Ingredients Mushrooms 10 large shiitake mushrooms 1 bulb green garlic, minced 1/2 bunch oregano, minced (reserve stems for optional mushroom stock) 1/4 cup good olive oil 1/4 cup seasoned rice vinegar (or rice vinegar with a bit of honey) Soup 2 tablespoons olive oil...

Melon Ball Punch

Ingredients 25.4 oz Sparkling white grape juice 2 cups clear lemon lime flavored soda (I used Sprite) 1 cup lemonade (I used Simply) 1 small ripe watermelon 1 small ripe cantaloupe 1 small ripe honeydew melon fresh mint leaves 2 limes, sliced, plus more for garnish if...

Watermelon-Strawberry Lime Cooler

Cool off with a great pink smoothie combo: watermelon and frozen strawberries make a wonderful slushy drink. A touch of lime and a sprig of mint give it a South of the Border twist. Ingredients 1 cup frozen strawberries 4 cups cubed watermelon, seeds removed 2...

Sensational Sangria

Sangria The Cocktail of Summer Celebrations Sangria is a traditional beverage from Spain and Portugal which normally consists of wine, chopped fruit, a sweetener, and a small amount of brandy. That description leaves us with endless flavor possibilities, from...