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Calabacitas

summer squash recipe

The word “calabacitas” is Spanish for “little squash”, but it has come to refer to a dish made with summer squash, chili peppers and corn, often topped with crumbled or grated cheese. This recipe was found on the blog “MJ’s Kitchen”. She shares classic recipes from New Mexico, often featuring the chili peppers so abundant in […]

Tequila Braised Corn Salsa

Sweet Corn Salsa

This recipe was found in the publication, “From Asparagus to Zucchini: A Guide to Cooking Farm-Fresh Seasonal Produce-Third Edition”.  The Madison Area Community Supported Agriculture Coalition has shared a multitude of their recipes in this book, published by Jones Books, Madison, Wisconsin, 2004. There are many variations of corn salsa recipes to be found, but […]

Radish

Radish

A welcome addition to our salads of early spring greens, radishes offer us a splash of color and zest.  Although the radish root is 94 percent water and of modest nutritional value, it does provide a small amount of minerals such as potassium, phosphorus, magnesium, and iron.  However, radish greens do offer us an excellent source […]

Green Bell Peppers

Pahl's Fresh Green Peppers

Peppers contain high levels of vitamins A, C, and E and most varieties include the minerals iron and potassium.  Refrigerate unwashed in a refrigerator hydrator drawer for 1-2 weeks.   Eating them raw, added to a veggie tray, sliced in a salad, or as part of a favorite sandwich, will give you the most nutritional benefits.  They are easy to […]

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