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Cooking With Turnip Greens

Turnip greens can be picked gingerly while turnips are growing. You can probably get one or two harvests before allowing the turnips to mature with leaves intact. Like most greens recipes, this can be used with other greens or try a conjunction of different kinds of greens! Turnip Greens INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 […]

Cooking with Radish Greens

Radish greens are delicious in potato soup. A very simple way to prepare radish greens is to saute them in a little butter, add cubed potato, salt and water, simmer for a half hour, puree, and season with pepper, a little nutmeg, and a spoon or two of crème fraîche. Braising is another great way […]

Cooking with Mustard Greens

Mustard is handy in the garden as a great companion plant and when left to go to seed, the tiny flowers attract beneficial insects. Outside of the garden and inside the kitchen, it’s a super tasty, healthy green. Mustard Greens INGREDIENTS 1/2 c thinly sliced onions 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 T olive oil 1 […]

Cooking with Collard Greens

Collard greens are often associated with heavy Southern cooking which can include a lot of fattening pork and/or bacon. Here’s a vegan recipe that keeps your veggies fresher-tasting and better for you. Healthy Collard Greens INGREDIENTS 2 to 4 bunches of fresh collard greens 4 cloves of garlic 2 red peppers 4 tablespoons of olive […]

Garden Gazpacho

  Use those over-ripe tomatoes in this light Spanish Gazpacho. Garden Gazpacho   INGREDIENTS   2 pounds very ripe tomatoes, seeded and roughly chopped   1 seedless cucumber or 1 pound Persian cucumbers, peeled and roughly chopped   1 red bell pepper, roughly chopped   1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil   1 tablespoon salt   […]