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Ratatouille

I was going to put a recipe for Ratatouille on the blog, but Ratatouille is more flexible than a recipe. So here is an outline for what I consider the ultimate in summer eating. What you are aiming for: A vegetable stew of sorts united by tomato and basil but Read more

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Week 3: July 28

The rain made our harvest a little soggier this week, but will easily improve the quality of future harvests.  It has been a hard year for rain and most of the irrigation systems at our farms are very labor intensive. Singing Tree Garden will be on the Detroit Agriculture Network Read more

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Tarragon Chicken Salad

2 cups chopped, cooked chicken meat 1/4 cup dried cranberries, finely chopped 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1/4 cup mayonnaise 1-2 Tbsp fresh chopped tarragon Salt and pepper to taste Mix all of the ingredients together. Adjust seasoning.  Serve over mixed greens or on a sandwich

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Squash Blossom Quesadillas

Squash blossoms 1 hot pepper 3 cloves of garlic, minced 1/4 half an onion, diced 1/8 cup fresh cilantro 1 1/2 cups of Monterrey Jack or Muester cheese, grated Tortillas (can use either corn or flour) 1 tablespoons olive oil 3 tablespoons of butter Salt and pepper to taste. Method: Read more

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Carrot Top Soup

Don’t just throw them away!  The tender tops that come with your carrots are delicious in soups.  Here’s one that uses both the carrots and their tops. 1 bunch (6 small to medium) carrots, the tops and the roots 2 Tbs unsalted butter 3 Tbs white rice 1 shallot, minced Read more

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Week 1: July 14

We grew a whole box of stuff for you! Carrots (Farnsworth, Singing Tree) Beets (Fields of Plenty, Farnsworth) Red and green basil (Singing Tree) Cabbage (Buffalo St) Cherry tomatoes (Buffalo St) Scallions (Vinewood Knoll) Garlic (Fields of Plenty) Sage (Buffalo St) Swiss Chard (Vinewood Knoll) Kale (Vinewood Knoll) Flower Bouquets Read more

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Lasagna al Pesto

a little oil for the pan about 16 lasagna noodles Chard 2 lbs (4 cups) ricotta cheese 1 cup pesto 4 large cloves garlic, minced ½ tsp salt Fresh black pepper to taste ¾ cup grated Parmesan 1/3 cup toasted pine nuts or walnuts 1 lb mozzarella cheese, grated Preheat Read more

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