White bowl of steaming roasted root vegetables on a maroon placemat

Roasted Root Vegetables Recipe

This roasted root vegetables recipe takes earthy root vegetables, like onions, potatoes, carrots, and garlic, and oven roasts them for a sweet caramelized vegetable side dish that’s packed with nutrition.

Gyoza Potsticker Recipe

Beef Potsticker Recipe for Bulk Cooking

This potsticker recipe is perfect for bulk cooking. It makes a giant batch of potstickers (also called gyoza) to keep in the freezer and cook (in under 10 minutes) whenever you want a quick meal.

Summer Berry Salad Recipe

summer-berry-recipe

It’s berry time!  I’ve picked almost 20 pounds of strawberries and raspberries the past couple weeks and have been feverishly perfecting recipes that feature summer’s berry bounty.  Several the recipes are for preserved berries so we (and you) can enjoy them year round.  But this mixed berry salad recipe features fresh raspberries and strawberries in a mouthwatering and waistline friendly creamy strawberry dressing.

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Radish Sweet Pea Salad Recipe

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My gardening is going grandly.  In fact, I grew everything in this salad except the dressing.  One of the greatest things about growing your own vegetables is that you can eat nearly every part of the plant.  This radish salad is not only sweet peas and radishes, but also contains their greens and flowers.  This is my new favorite salad, I may be addicted!

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Easy Cheese Spread Recipe

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Every home cook needs a secret weapon in her freezer.  No I don’t mean an ice dagger (although I do happen to have one hanging off the ceiling of my standing freezer).  I’m talking about a special recipe that can fill a variety of needs.  Whether you need a snack for hungry kids, a dinner party appetizer, or a fast and simple main dish, to have one prepped ingredient that can meet those needs will save you time and energy.  My friends, this cheese spread is my secret weapon.I recently served this to families at the Tukwila Kids’ Fest.  I offered two choices, apple butter or cheese spread.  Typically, kids under 8 went for the apple butter and older kids and adults went for the cheese.  Often families would share with each other so they could try both.

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