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Spice It Up! Recipes

Marinated Dried Tomatoes, easy to make, gluten-free, vegan recipe

MMM, Thinking that on the first night of Spice It Up! Creative Cooking with Herbs and Spices this weekend of showing how to make our own marinated sun-dried tomatoes with garlic scapes and fresh garden herbs.

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Garlic Scapes Makes Great Kale Pesto

Organic Garlic Scapes

This week, I snapped off 80 curly garlic scapes., the mildly flavored flowering tops of the bulbs of garlic growing in my organic garden. This encourages the garlic bulbs to grow bigger. As I wait a few weeks to harvest the garlic bulbs, happily, I can eat and cook the tender, garlic scapes to make vegetarian and vegan pesto, hummus, vegetable stir fries, dressings, garlic infused oils, and Continue reading

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Cook with Confidence

“Have you ever thought of cooking as a spiritual experience? A zen state of mind? Leslie Cerier has, and when she talks about cooking or picking and smelling herbs from her vegetable garden, I was transported.

Leslie has a wonderful approach to cooking that I am so excited to share with you. She talks about focusing our minds and slowing down before diving in to a recipe, then using that focus to express yourself through your cooking and your presentation.” says Lisa King.

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Cilantro Pesto in Sushi

Cilantro Pesto from Leslie Cerier, The Organic Gourmet's cookbook

Cilantro Pesto is great on pasta and super inside vegetarian sushi. Today, I ventured beyond just adding hemp seeds and black sesame seeds to my exotic organic Jade Pearl Rice and salad greens. In fact, the whole combo was new: fresh lettuce, thai basil and mustard greens from my organic garden and cilantro pesto made yesterday with garlic scapes. I made a quick and easy variation of the recipe I created for Nutiva using garlic scapes instead of garlic cloves. Continue reading

Rice Noodles with Thai Peanut Sauce

CHICOPEE, Mass. (July 16, 2015; Mass Appeal TV, NBC affiliate Channel 22) – Infuse the flavors of Thai cooking into your summer dishes utilizing fresh herbs! The Organic Gourmet Leslie Cerier shows us how to make rice noodles with Thai peanut sauce. Continue reading