Simple Fava Beans

Ingredients: 3 pounds unshelled fava beans 4 tablespoons butter 1 onion, chopped 2 cloves green garlic, minced 1 teaspoon marjoram, crumbled sea salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: 1. Shell the beans. Melt the butter in a pan, add the onion, garlic and stir until soft. Add the beans and just enough water to cover. [...]

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Green Boost Biscuits

Thank you to Chef Crystal, a former Bauman College student, for this recipe. Ingredients: 1 cup boiling water 1 teaspoon dried thyme 1 teaspoon dried oregano ¼ cup ground flax seed 1 cup almonds, roasted 1 clove garlic, smashed and coarsely chopped 1 cup chopped kale 1 cup chopped chard 1 cup packed arugula 3 [...]

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Brussels Sprouts with Browned Garlic

Ingredients: 6 cups trimmed Brussels sprouts 1 tablespoon olive oil, divided ½ teaspoon sea salt 1/8 teaspoon black pepper oil to coat 3 cloves garlic, thinly sliced 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice Directions: 1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. 2. Combine Brussels sprouts. 11/2 teaspoons oil, salt, and pepper. Place sprouts in a baking dish [...]

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Fried Tomatoes with Garlic

Ingredients: 3 large cloves garlic, crushed ½ small hot chili, finely chopped 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro 3 large ripe tomatoes (more, if they are small) 2 tablespoons olive oil sea salt and freshly ground black pepper rustic bread to serve Directions 1. Mix the garlic, chili and chopped cilantro in a small bowl and set [...]

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Roasted Garlic and Leek Bread Casserole

Ingredients: 1 head garlic 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided 3 cups water plus 2 tablespoons divided 8 slices stale bread 4 cups halved and thinly sliced leeks, white and green parts ½ teaspoon sea salt, divided 1 cup shredded Gruyere cheese 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper Directions: 1. Preheat [...]

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Lettuce, Radish and Beet Salad

Ingredients: Dressing: 3 spring onions 1 tablespoon olive oil sea salt and pepper to taste ¼ cup crème fraiche or plain Greek yogurt ¼ cup buttermilk 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1 tablespoon Champagne or other vinegar of choice Salad: 2 bunches of lettuce, washed and cut into bite-sixed pieces 1 bunch radishes, quartered lengthwise [...]

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Spicy Summer Squash Soup with Yogurt and Mint

Adapted from Alice Waters The Art of Simple Food Makes about 3 quarts: 4-6 servings Heat in a heavy-bottomed soup pot: 1/4 cup olive oil Add and cook, stirring often, over medium heat: 1 large onion, sliced fine a pinch of saffron threads 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 1 teaspoon coriander seeds 1/4 teaspoon tumeric 1 [...]

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Blanched Kale with Green Onions and Lemon-Tahini Sauce

Serves 6 Lemon-Tahini Sauce: 1 1/2 cloves garlic 1 lemon juiced 1/2 cup tahini sea salt and pepper to taste 1/2 cup leftover blanching liquid water from kale and green onions (you may need more if the sauce is too thick) Kale: 2 bunches kale 1 bunch green onion, sliced 1 avocado 1. Blend tahini [...]

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