Month: August 2011

Simply Fresh by Julie Wern

Featured Item—Sweet Green Peppers Sweet green peppers tend to get the shaft.They are often considered to play second fiddle to their older siblings, the bright red peppers that are the quintessential summer vegetable.But green peppers are a wonderful vegetable in their own right.In fact, green peppers are an essential ingredient in the “Holy Trinity” of …

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Simply Fresh by Julie Wern

Feature Item—Tomatoes I think of tomatoes as the jewels of summer, especially with all the wonderful varieties currently available. They are colorful and so decadent.Technically a fruit, tomatoes are one of the most widely grown and consumed product in the US.Yet they are also the most diverse, with literally thousands of “heirloom” seed types. Heirloom …

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Eggplant Recipes for the Grill from Julie Sochaki's One United Harvest

Sizzling eggplant salad—when it’s too hot to light the oven! Olive oil 2 large eggplants, peeled and sliced 1/2 inch thick 2 c. fresh salsa** recipe below 12 oz. black beans 2 T lime juice Sea salt and freshly ground pepper Preheat gas grill or prepare charcoal fire. Brush oil onto one side of eggplant …

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