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Friday, August 28, 2015
imply Ancient Grains: Fresh and Flavorful Whole Grain Recipes for Living

This month’s seasonal recipe for Farro Salad with Roasted Eggplant, Caramelized Onions and Pine Nuts comes from the cookbook Simply Ancient Grains: Fresh and Flavorful Whole Grain Recipes for Living by Maria Speck. The book celebrates ancient grains such as black rice, red quinoa and farro, providing easy, approachable recipes. This recipe pairs beautifully with grilled steaks, chicken, or lamb. Vegetarians can...

Friday, July 31, 2015

This month's seasonal recipe for Grilled Corn on the Cob with Smoked Paprika-Lemon Butter comes from The Lemon Cookbook by Ellen Jackson. Lemons add tanginess to desserts and brightness to help ingredients shine in savory dishes. Jackson celebrates the zest of lemons in every dish.

Serves 6 

• ½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter
• 1 tablespoon finely grated lemon zest
• 1 clove garlic, finely grated
• 3 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice...

Friday, July 31, 2015

Cindy Nibbelink-Worley first planted seeds at The Joseph Daniel Wilson Memorial Garden aka Project Harmony in 1985. With help from a crew of high school volunteers from City Volunteer Corps, Cindy transformed the Harlem garden from an abandoned lot. Since then, Project Harmony has grown into an urban oasis complete with a CSA...

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