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Roasted Banana Peppers

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In the Garden / In the Kitchen / summer / vegetables

Sometimes my garden overproduces at the most opportune time. Recently guests came up to the ranch for a visit at an hour which isn’t quite lunch, while being too early for dinner. The time of day where one begins to feel peckish. what to do? what to do?. I went a bit spanish; using the abundance of banana peppers to create a delicious and simple addition to afternoon tapas. Roasted Banana Peppers as many banana […]

Eggplant Involtini

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appetizers / In the Kitchen / vegetables

With the sun low and a slight breeze cooling the warm air, summer evenings are ripe for a picnic. We like to hitch the dogs, grab a well worn blanket, load a basket of tidbits and head out to: our garden, the beach, a park, a concert, or sometimes just the porch. A favorite tidbit, this time of year are these. Eggplant Involtini eggplant roasted peppers fresh basil leaves soft goat cheese 2 cloves garlic-peeled […]

Super Crispy Roasted Potatoes

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In the Kitchen / potatoes / vegetables

I realize this favorite isn’t homegrown, harvested, highbrow, organic, or local. I’m not even sure I can say something as clever as canned at the peak of freshness. But when you are craving crispy crunchy roasted potatoes without time to par boil and pre-roast, these are just the trick. Crispy Crunchy Roasted Potatoes canned whole potatoes–drained olive oil salt pepper Preheat the oven to 450F. Dry the potatoes thoroughly. Using a fork, score each potato […]