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Shelly Beans with Pasta and Sage

based on a recipe from Local Flavors by Deborah Madison 2 Tbs olive oil 1 onion, diced 2 bay leaves, 1 parsley sprig, and a few thyme sprigs, tied together 2 Tbs chopped sage 3 garlic cloves, minced shelled fresh cranberry beans 5-6 cups vegetable stock, chicken stock, or water Read more

By City Commons, ago
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Sourdough, Mushroom, and Bacon Stuffing

1 1/4 pounds sourdough bread, cut into 1/2-inch cubes (about 12 cups) 1/2 pound shiitake mushrooms, stems removed, coarsely chopped 1/2 pound oyster mushrooms, coarsely chopped 1/2 pound cremini mushrooms, thinly sliced 4 tablespoons canola oil, divided Salt and freshly ground black pepper 3/4 pound slab bacon, cut into 1/2-inch dice 1 large Spanish onion, finely diced 5 cloves garlic, finely chopped 3 to 5 cups Read more

By City Commons, ago
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Eggplant Caviar

Got this recipe from Davidlebovitz.com. It’s very easy to make and perfect for those looking for a new way to cook eggplant!   Eggplant Caviar About six servings 3 small or 2 medium eggplants 1 tablespoon olive oil, plus additional for preparing the pan 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1 clove Read more

By City Commons, ago
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Escarole Sausage Penne

Here’s an idea if you’re looking for ways to enjoy escarole and/or swiss chard. This recipe is from The Cooking Channel. INGREDIENTS: 1 pound penne pasta 1 teaspoon olive oil 2 medium onions, diced 1 sweet pepper seeded and diced 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper 1  pound italian sausage 2 teaspoons minced Read more

By City Commons, ago
Farm News

Wrapping up 2012

We’re finishing up our inaugural year and it has been a great one.  We provided over 300 boxes of produce to 28 households in the Metro Detroit area over the course of 20 weeks.  Offerings ranged from tomatoes to flowers to salad mix to potatoes to peaches to plum sauce. Read more

By City Commons, ago