Extraordinary Food from Thomas Jefferson’s Edible Garden

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook  Following on the heels of Susan Harris’ post, Thomas Jefferson, The Gardener, a food post on Edibles From …
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Get Ready for the Bonfire Party

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook    When the humidity breaks and a chill tinges the air, you have the ideal weather for a 'bonfire soiree'. …
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September Real Food Menu for the Gang

 
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Planting the Second Season~Cool Weather Vegetables-Get Them Now!

  Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook With Gene Sumi, Education Coordinator, Homestead Gardens, Inc. When I tracked down Gene Sumi to ask him …
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Homestead Gardens Tomato Favorites -Take 2

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook  A few more recipes came our way for staff favorites to revv us up in celebration of the tomato. Here they go!
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Tomato Fest with Homestead Gardens Staff Recipes

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook    Favorite Tomato Recipes from Homestead Gardens Staff This is great fun with a plethora of tomatoes and …
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Sandwiches for Summer's Peak Produce

  Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook  Highlights of Summer-AL FRESCO Sandwiches This week in Homestead Gardens seasonal culinary file you’ll …
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The Fig Saga Continues

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook  The Fig Saga continues with more recipes for those succulent fruits. The first one was shared with us by …
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The Fig Saga

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook      FIGS-It’s All Great News Great news because figs flourish beautifully in our region -as long as they are …
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A Mid-Summer Menu For the Whole Gang

    Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook  A Menu For the Whole Gang Berkshire Pork with Nectarine Glaze Summer Squash Mounds Watermelon~Local …
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Summer Grazing

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook  Now this go round, I’m not referring to the grazing of pastured animals but those of us, the human beings, …
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Creekside Dinner and the Hit of the Party

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook  For a casual dinner gathering in the full swing of summer, I finally got to create again with my very dear …
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