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Tequila-Spiked Salsa

I don't know about you, but during Salsa Week, I find myself craving a good old fashioned margarita.  Chips and salsa ...
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Grilled Peach + Habanero Salsa

Salsa Week continues today with a recipe that is packed with late summer flavor! One of my favorite late summer ...
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Spicy Lacto-Fermented Salsa

Happy Labor Day!  And more importantly, Happy Salsa Week! This year I’m kicking off Salsa Week with the least labor-intensive ...
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Zucchini Hummus

When it comes to finding the perfect dip for a party or get together, it is not likely that zucchini ...
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My Favorite Ways to Use Garden Zucchini

‘Tis the season for zucchini everything! Whether your own garden is keeping your refrigerator stuffed with summer squash, or you ...
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Good Garden Reads: The CSA Cookbook

Next month will mark 5 years of my very own backyard garden and the humble beginnings of this blog.  I ...
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Cucumber Salsa | Sweet Domesticity

Cucumber Salsa

If I had to pick a star of this crazy garden season, it would easily be the cucumbers.  I grew ...
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Grilled Salsa | Sweet Domesticity

Grilled Salsa

Have you been wondering what happened to the rest of Salsa Week? When I left you guys on Tuesday, I ...
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Ground Cherry Salsa | Sweet Domesticity

Ground Cherry Salsa

Salsa Week continues with another quick and tasty fresh salsa today: Ground Cherry Salsa! You may recall my adventures in starting ...
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Salsa Cruda

Salsa Week is FINALLY here! In keeping with this year's strange growing season, it's a little late (it's usually the first ...
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Quick Dill Pickles

'Tis the season... ...to pickle just about anything you can fit in a mason jar! Got a peck of peppers? ...
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Rhubarb Creamsicles

The last couple of weeks have not exactly gone as planned: a pinched nerve, bronchitis, torrential rainfall on the days ...
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Bourbon Roasted Rhubarb + Creme Anglaise

Sometimes things  just fall into place.  An abundance of rhubarb, the inspiration to make a boozy roasted rhubarb sauce, a bowl of ...
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All About Rhubarb

It’s May!  and more importantly, It’s rhubarb season! My garden has received about three and a half inches of rain ...
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A Polar Vortex Mojito

In keeping with the tradition of polar vortex #1 and polar vortex #2, here's how my windowsill mint plant is looking as the ...
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Pepper Jelly Vinaigrette

Um, can we talk frankly about winter salads for a moment?   I don't know about where you are, but ...
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Green Apple Salsa

It's time to wrap up another Salsa Week with one last garden-fresh recipe.  This one is crispy, crunchy, and fresh ...
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Habanero Hot Salsa

This one is for all you chiliheads out there: it's time to turn up the heat on Salsa Week! Last ...
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Cucumber and Radish Salsa

I think we're finally back in business!  Of all the times to have technical difficulties, the middle of Salsa Week was ...
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Tomatillo Pico de Gallo

Last year I started September off with an entire week dedicated to a variety of garden salsa recipes.  It was ...
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Fattoush Pita Pockets

 This is the time of year when things get a little bit crazy around here. Exhibit A: And this is ...
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Scallion Sticks

Every year I plant a generous row of scallions for the purpose of adding them to fresh salsas and salads ...
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No-Waste Broccoli Slaw

  We are just getting into the first wave of the broccoli harvest and the eating has been pretty darn ...
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Spinach Pesto Flatbread

Spring is starting to transition into summer here in Minnesota: the days are getting warmer (even the rainy ones), the ...
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Bacon Wrapped Asparagus Bundles

When it comes to gardening in small spaces, there comes a point where you have to admit that you simply ...
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Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

'Tis the season for getting serious about working through the pantry and freezer! Yes, I know we still have a ...
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Red Velvet Beet Cupcakes

Let's talk frankly about beets, shall we?  I'm not a big fan.  I want to be, but there's just something ...
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Cooking with Hidatsa Shield Figure Beans

One of the highlights of the past garden season was growing and harvesting a few varieties of heirloom beans.  I literally ...
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Raspberry Dessert Salsa

I'm afraid that my fall raspberry crop may not be as good as it was looking a couple of weeks ...
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Zucchini Salsa Verde

Poor zucchini.  It tries so hard, produces so feverishly, only to find itself the subject of gardeners' jokes or to ...
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Roasted Red Pepper Salsa

I am having one of those days. As the day has gone on, I feel as though I've fallen more ...
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Cantaloupe Salsa

September is one of my favorite months of the entire year.  As long as I can remember, I was one ...
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Bloody Mary Tomato Salad

It's the part of the garden season that I have been most looking forward to, the day I have anticipated ...
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Garden Bruschetta

After a brief break from the heat this weekend, we are headed back up above 90 degrees again this week ...
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Zucchini Brownies

Well, it's Monday.  My staycation is over and it's back to my usual routine.  In many ways, this is a ...
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Summer Squash Chips

Today was the first day of a little four day staycation, or maybe more correctly, a home-and-gardencation.  I have an ...
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Stuffed Heirloom Patty Pan Squash

This beauty is the first of my heirloom Patisson Panache Jaune et Vert summer squash.  I'm not sure what the French ...
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Raspberry-Lemon Basil Frozen Lemonade

We're not even half way through yet, and this has already been a summer to remember: ridiculously hot, dry as a bone, ...
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Zucchini “Apple” Pie Bars

Happy Independence Day!  Mike and I have settled in for a very quiet end to a very busy, very hot, ...
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Hot Pickled Watermelon Radishes

After one L-O-N-G week of cleaning up in the aftermath of last Tuesday's storm, I had a few brief moments ...
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Radish Leaf Pesto

One of the sure signs of summer at our house is when a batch of fresh pesto and a straight-from-the-oven ...
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Strawberry Balsamic Pizza

With June upon us, we have found ourselves in the thick of what promises to be the busiest summer ever ...
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Rhubarb Sorbet

This may be the best rhubarb recipe yet.  And the timing couldn't be better: the weather has definitely taken a ...
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Micro-Greens with Rhubarb Dressing

The area of the garden I've started to call "the salad bowl" is really filling in with several plantings of ...
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Rhubarb Salsa

This is part three of the Rhubarb Happy Hour series.  Watch for future posts in this series during the upcoming weeks.  With ...
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Shaved Asparagus Salad

Moms have a way of knowing exactly what you need.  It's a sixth sense that benefits us children quite well ...
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Rhubarb Fruit Leather with Strawberries, Honey, and Cinnamon

Consider yourself warned: there's going to be a whole lotta rhubarb going on here this spring. Aside from it being ...
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Swedish Almond Jam Bars

The winter pantry clean out continues at Casa de Slavik.  We've been making good progress through the jars on the ...
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Chocolate Zucchini Cake

Everywhere I went yesterday, the topic of discussion was the winter storm heading our way.  After listening to co-workers, meteorologists, ...
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Harvest Pumpkin Cookies

It was a busy long weekend in our little corner of the world: we bought a new (to us) car, ...
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Roasted Red Salsa

There is just one last garden recipe I have to share before winter completely sets in, if for no other ...
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Apple Butternut Squash [& Onion] Soup

Okay, this may be a bit of a stretch for my summer garden recipe project as the only produce from ...
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Roasted Tomato Soup

I spent a few days at Grand View Lodge last week for a work conference.  The weather was absolutely perfect, ...
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Fresh Raspberry Sour Cream Streusel Cake

Yes, it is that time of year again.  The time when raspberry canes that previously stood 6 feet tall move a ...
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Crockpot Applesauce

The apple tree in our back yard (we're pretty sure it's a Haralson) is positively loaded this year after taking ...
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Kohlrabi Coleslaw

It sounds kind of funny, but I actually have very fond memories of kohlrabi from my childhood.  I say it ...
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Black Bean Salsa

A couple of weekends ago, I got together with some friends for a long overdue girls' night.  A night of relaxing, girl ...
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Creamy Tomato Basil Pizza

Okay, it's confession time: it's Friday and I still haven't done the grocery shopping for the week.  I should have ...
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Zucchini and Banana Pepper Quesadillas

When I first saw this recipe posted as a part of Minnesota Locavore's Eat Local Challenge, I knew I had ...
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Apple Fennel Salad

Fennel was sort of an impulse addition to my garden this year.  As I was flipping through the Burpee's catalog, ...
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Fried Green Tomatoes

After last weekend's tomato plant fiasco, I had that one green tomato sitting on my counter and every time I would ...
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Zucchini Bread

To plant zucchini, or not to plant zucchini; this was my dilemma in planning my gardens earlier this spring.  One of ...
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Garlic Scape Pesto

Have I mentioned just how excited I am about the garlic I planted last fall? Seeing as it was officially ...
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Roasted Radishes

Earlier today I was poking around the internet looking for some ideas for a huge container of radishes that came ...
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Early Garden Salad with Poppy Seed Vinaigrette

The garden feasting has begun! Over the past couple of days the garden has really taken off and we are now enjoying straight-from-the-garden meals.  ...
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Shaved Asparagus Pizza

Yes, this is the second asparagus post in a week, but I am telling you, this recipe is far too ...
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Aglio e Olio

On his way home from Southern Minnesota this afternoon,  Mike stopped by my parents' house to pick up the grass ...
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Summer Sweetness

It's been a couple of months since I showed off the fruits of our early summer labor, so here's how ...
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Halftime [Classic Basil Pesto Recipe]

It’s Rivertown Days in Hastings this weekend, which I consider to be the unofficial halfway point of the summer, so I thought ...
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