Archives for 23 Aug,2016

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SORREL RECIPES

Sorrel Soup Makes two 7-by-11-inch tarts Ingredients: ½ lb sorrel leaves cleaned (center stem removed) ½ large onion sliced ½ cup Half & Half * 4 tablespoons butter 1 pint chicken broth** *You can substitute heavy cream here if you want to **You...
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SORREL AND ONION RECIPES

Sorrel and Onion Tart Makes two 7-by-11-inch tarts Ingredients: • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter • 5 Vidalia onions, thinly sliced • 2 (about 1 1/2 pounds) fresh sorrel, or spinach, washed and dried • 1 tablespoon coarse salt • 1/4 teaspoon freshly...
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SNAKE GOURD RECIPES

Snake Gourd With Chicken Ingredients: 5-8 small snake gourds, sliced at an angle. If the gourd has mature seeds inside, remove them. 2 Thai hot chili pepper or 1 jalapeno, sliced ***Marinade: 3 cloves garlic, chopped ¼ tsp. powered garlic 1 onion, sliced...
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PAK CHOI RECIPES

PURPLE PAK CHOI Did you know…? 1 cup of cooked pak choi contains 15% of your recommended daily allowance of calcium – the equivalent of 1/4 pint of full fat milk. It is also a good source of beta carotenes, vitamins B2 and B6, folic acid,...
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MUSTARD GREENS RECIPES

Wilted Mustard Greens yield: Makes 12 servings active time: 45 minutes Ingredients: • 4 lb mustard greens, stems and coarse ribs discarded • 2 large garlic cloves, minced • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter • 1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste • 1/4...
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MALABAR SPINACH RECIPES

Warm Asparagus & Malabar Spinach Salad Ingredients: 1 1/2 pounds fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces 2 tablespoons plus 1/2 cup olive oil, divided 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 pounds uncooked penne or medium tube pasta 3/4 cup chopped green...
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LONG BEAN RECIPES

Chinese Peppered Long Green/Purple Pod Beans Ingredients: • 2 tablespoons green peppercorns, drained • 1 cup coarsely chopped fresh cilantro • 1 tablespoon olive oil • 1 lb chinese yard-long beans – green or colored • 4 garlic cloves, finely...
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CATNIP USES

Catnip – Nepeta cataria COMMON NAMES Catmint Catnep Catnip Catrup Cat’s-play Catswort Chi-hsueh-ts’ao English Catnip Nep Nip Catnip is an invaluable remedy for respiratory infections – taken as a hot tea it increases perspiration...
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CATNIP – Who Knew?

Catnip – Who Knew? Catnip is an invaluable remedy for respiratory infections Catnip should be taken frequently at the first signs of colds or flu Catnip is a wonderful remedy for babies and children; being calming and relaxing it will relieve restlessness...
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CARROT TOP RECIPES

Carrot Top Soup Recipe Ingredients 6 small to medium carrots with tops and roots 2 tablespoons butter 3 tablespoons white rice 2 large leeks, white parts only 2 thyme or lemon thyme sprigs 2 tablespoons chopped dill, parsley, or celery leaves salt and...
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