Edamame Ideas

(Soybeans) Literally translated, Edamame means “Beans on Branches” Strip the beans from the branches and then boil for 5-10 minutes in salted water.  Drain the beans and add a bit more salt or soy sauce.  Strip the beans from the pod either with your teeth or by hand...

Basil Ideas

From Farmer John’s Cookbook   Basil   Basil is graced with shiny, oval leaves that range in color from yellow-green to dark green. Popular in Mediterranean dishes and Thai curries, basil pairs readily with almost every summer vegetable, especially tomatoes, eggplant,...

Sage Ideas

Sage Ideas from Chocolate & Zucchini: Sage pairings: – Sage + eggs (i.e. in an omelette) – Sage + chicken (i.e. roast chicken with sage and lemon inside the cavity) – Sage + lamb (i.e. in lamb burger patties) – Sage + fried liver + croutons...

Cilantro Ideas

Cilantro Ideas: Although cilantro is often eaten with summer crops like tomatoes, it goes especially well with lemon or lime juice, Mexican dishes and pan-Asian food. Here are a few ways to enjoy this fresh green herb. – Layer diced cilantro into quesadillas...

Dill Ideas

Dill Ideas   Tuna salad with high-quality tuna, white beans (cannellini), sliced scallions, dill, lemon and olive oil.   I love dill in mashed potatoes or on cottage cheese & tomatoes. Smoked salmon with thin sliced red onion, capers, and dill – to die for....

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