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Fiesta From the Garden to the Grill

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook  This week you'll find recipes for quick tacos, with all the ingredients cooked on the grill. The mesa flavor …
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Have WE Got Corn!

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook   General manager of Homestead Gardens, David Hanger, helped his grandpa develop the Kandy Korn   While …
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Wealthy in Cucumbers

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook Tip: Before we get into the juicy elements of cukes, did you see Guru Gene Sumi’s Facebook valuable advice …
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Revving Up for the 4th with Designer Dogs!

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook Hot Diggity Designer Dogs  What could be more fun-an outdoor grilling holiday, lively folks (young and old) …
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Revved Up for the 4th!

  Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook No doubt this weather makes you think of a blazin’ 4th of July. Let’s get started planning now so the day …
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New Grills for Firing Up Fathers Day!

  Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook  The great news is Homestead Gardens has a slew of brand spankin’ new grills in stock because so many folks …
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Fire Up the Grill to Kick Off Summer

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook I can just feel the excitement in the air as we get ready to revv up summer with as much time as possible …
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Great New Farm-Great New Local Products

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook I couldn’t ask for a better mid May day to take in a very friendly, informative tour at a new …
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Much Ado About Asparagus!

  Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook The award for the harbinger of spring, without a doubt, goes to asparagus! We are just beginning to see …
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Revisiting Homemade Cheese in the Spring

Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook  Last year Laura Riddle and I gave a “Cheese Making You Can Master at Home” workshop at Homestead Gardens in …
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Locavore Time-Keep It Close To Home

  Seasonal Cooking with Rita Calvert~The Local Cook Those Lively Spring Greens-Now What a pitty we can’t count on being Locavores 12 months of the year. Life …
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