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Sara's Famous Chile con Queso
This is a more complicated recipe but if you can get it right it is absolutely worth the effort!
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Chilly Dilly Cucumbers
2 or 3 peeled and seeded cukes 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon sugar 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar or cider vinegar 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill or 1 tablespoon dried dill weed 1/2 cup or more chopped scallion tops or about 1/4 cup of very
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Roasted Beets and Greens with Spicy Orange Vinagrette
The beets can be roasted ahead and stored in the refrigerator. Bring to room temperature before assembling the salad.

Summer Potato Salad with Lemon and Chive Chvre
Potato Salad is a key ingredient to a perfect summertime picnic or barbeque. The addition of fresh summer vegetables and lemon brighten this classic up, while chive chvre mixed into the dressing gives both zing and creaminess, so you wont miss the

Enchiladas Verdes
SERVES 4-6 Halve large tomatillos (more than 2 inches in diameter) and place them skin-side up for broiling in step 2 to ensure even cooking and charring. If you can’t find poblanos, substitute 4 large jalapeño chiles (with seeds

Tomato Soup
1 onion, sliced 1 shallot, sliced 8 cloves garlic, chopped 4 Tbsp olive oil 1 cup red or white wine (if you have an open bottle in your fridge) 3-4 lbs tomatoes, rough chopped 8 cups vegetable stock or water 1 bay leaf 2 tsp black pepper 1
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Pepper Antipasto
Cut about 6 peppers into thin strips. Heat 2 Tbs. olive oil in wok or skillet. Add peppers, 1/2 tsp salt, and black pepper to taste. Saute over medium heat about 5 min, then add 2 cloves minced garlic. Saute another few min. until peppers are te

Pickled Hot Peppers
Slice 1/2 bushel peppers in rings, mix with 13 oz. salt and let stand overnight. Rinse 3 times in cold water. Pack in mason Jars. bring to boil: 1 qt. oil 1 1/2 qt. water 2 qt vinegar, 2 T oregano, 10 cloves cut up garlic. Pour mixture over peppe

Tomato-Zucchini Tart
Combine 2 c. grated raw potato with 1 small onion finely diced, 1 beaten egg, 1/4 c. flour, and pinch of salt. Mix well and press into well oiled 9" pie pan. Bake 30 min. @ 350 deg. Meanwhile slice 2 c. zucchini thinly, slice 3 large tomatoes, gra

Zucchini Lasagna
Easy to make without a lot of bother. The secret is: don’t cook the pasta. Preheat your favorite tomato sauce. Slice zucchinis 1/4” thick in rounds or lengthwise. Mix 1# ricotta cheese with 1/2c minced parsley. Brush bottom of baking dish
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Spaghetti with Zucchini & Lemon
In 2 tbs olive oil saute about 4 cups sliced zucchini or summer squash (1/3" thick) and 4 cloves minced garlic until zucchini begins to brown. Sprinkle with dash of salt and pepper. Add juice of 1 lemon and 6 large leaves of basil cut into strips
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Vegetable Kebab
Bell peppers, onions, potatoes, cherry tomatoes, zucchini, mushrooms, eggplant, tofu, chunks of meat, etc. The key is to get everything cooked at the same time. To do this, parboil or microwave anything which would take longer to cook until just te

Roasted Tomato Pizza
Brush a cookie sheet with oil. Lay tomatoes sliced 3/8-1/2" thick on the cookie sheet. Brush with olive oil and dust with garlic powder and bake about 1/2 hr at 350 deg. until they start to dry out a little. When the pizza crusts are ready, caref

Salsa cruda
Combine 1 1/2 lb. diced tomatoes, 1 tsp. sea salt, 1/4 c. chopped onion, and 2 Tbs. olive oil. Set aside. Meanwhile cook 3/4 lb pasta. Add 1/4 c. coarsely chopped parsley, 2 Tbs. chopped fresh basil to the tomato mixture and serve over the warm p
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BLT Soup
Recipe courtesy of Katie Bingham ½ yellow onion, sliced 2 tablespoons butter 1 head green oak leaf lettuce, chopped (mine was sad and limp) 1 ½ cup chicken stock (homemade of course) 1 cup ice water ½ cup heavy cream

Farmers' Market Sandwich
2 slices favorite country bread or foccaciaExtra virgin olive oil1 clove garlic (optional)1 ripe local tomato2-3 slices mozzarella cheese1-2 leaves basil Brush olive oil on one side of each slice of bread. Broil for 1-2 minutes until just toasted. B
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Parmesan-Yogurt dressing
A substantial dressing is nice on substantial lettuce

Summer Zucchini with Spring Onions
A delicious way to use up the bountiful zucchini harvest in the summer.

Corn and Zucchini Saute with Basil
Corn and Zucchini Sauté with Basil 4-6 ears corn, husks and silks removed 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 medium zucchini, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced crosswise  1 garlic clove, minced Coarse salt and ground pepper 1 cup fresh basi

No Cook Tomato Sauce
Excellent tossed with pasta or a stand alone side dish

Maple-Ginger Vinaigrette
Auntie Ann's magical salad dressing
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Chocolate Chip Zucchini Cookies
Interesting and addictive this recipe yields super moist and lightly sweet cookies. A nice break from the average chocolate chip cookies for sure!
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Zucchini Bread
My mom got this recipe from a farmer in Maine
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