Recipes by Eliot (Page 78)

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Jalapeno Apricot Jelly

Jalapeno Apricot Jelly by Eliot

Jalapeno peppers, anyone (anyone at all)?By Eliot, on October 23rd, 2010Finally we are seeing some production from the garden—okra (and more okra) and peppers (and more peppers). Understand, I am not complaining. I will take whatever the garden produces.But, what to do with all the peppers? In year’s past, I have been known to ship…

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Jalapeno Margaritas

Jalapeno Margaritas by Eliot

Just for Halloween—a cocktail with a bite!By Eliot, on October 31st, 2010Some time back we dined at Lonesome Dove Western Bistro in Fort Worth. Yes, we went basically because I was infatuated with Tim Love from his appearance on Top Chef Masters. While the food was good, we loved the jalapeno margaritas there.The weather here is…

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Dilled Green Tomatoes

Dilled Green Tomatoes by Eliot

First freeze! AAUUGGHH!By Eliot, on November 9th, 2010We even covered the tomatoes and peppers, but to no avail. The fact that the temperature dropped another five degrees right before sunrise did not help our cause at all. So, this morning I went down to check out the damage.Now, to add insult to injury, by the time I made it to…

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Whole Wheat Pumpkin Bread

Whole Wheat Pumpkin Bread by Eliot

Using up all that roasted pumpkin…By Eliot, on November 30th, 2010I roasted the two Halloween pumpkins and have made pumpkin pies for Thanksgiving, pumpkin ravioli (similar to my Sweet Potato Ravioli) and lots of pumpkin bread. It is amazing how much pumpkin puree I got from these two would-be Jack-o-Lanterns.This is a great recipe…

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Okra Freezer Gumbo Mix

Okra Freezer Gumbo Mix by Eliot

Too much okra?By Eliot, on September 13th, 2010Okra in bloom.I used okra and peppers from our garden along with a huge onion a friend brought back from Colorado for me. I also used tomato sauce that I canned a couple of weeks ago. So, if you can excuse the celery (and maybe the onion), this is a localvore dish. Even the bay leaves…

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Dark Sweet Cherry Pie

Dark Sweet Cherry Pie by Eliot

Dark Sweet Cherry PieBy Eliot, on September 14th, 2010We have a friend with connections. She is always putting us on to plant sales, fitness equipment sales, and now, fabulous fruit from Bithell Farms in Oregon. We tacked along our order with hers (and others) and ordered fourteen pounds of Oregon dark sweet cherries and seven…

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Garden Harvest Frittata with Okra

Garden Harvest Frittata with Okra by Eliot

Fresh from the garden brunchBy Eliot, on September 26th, 2010What a great Sunday morning! Finally, Fall is here—it is in the 50s and it feels wonderful! I was able to enjoy the morning with the the Sunday paper and a steaming cup of Earl Grey. I even got through the Sunday crossword.But, then I needed to think about breakfast. I…

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Harvest Pie (Pear and Apple)

Harvest Pie (Pear and Apple) by Eliot

A harvest pieBy Eliot, on October 3rd, 2010Last weekend, I bought some apples and pears at the local orchard. The apples were wonderful and we ate most of them raw. But, I had three left over and two pears that really needed used up. My husband LOVES apple pie so I decided to surprise him.This is what I had to work with.I know that…

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Roasted Tomato and Eggplant Pasta Sauce

Roasted Tomato and Eggplant Pasta Sauce by Eliot

Roasted Tomato and Eggplant Pasta SauceBy Eliot, on September 15th, 2010Last week, Chow’s Recipe of the Day was a tomato-eggplant sauce. Since I was able to find baby eggplants and cheap tomatoes at the farmers’ market this past weekend, I decided to give it a go, but with a few modifications, of course.I got all these ugly tomatoes…

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Birthday dinner

Birthday dinner by Eliot

Birthday dinnerBy Eliot, on January 18th, 2011Life is uncertain. Eat dessert first. ~Ernestine UlmerYesterday, I posted the birthday cake and gelato recipes as we took our birthday soup hiatus. Today I wanted to share the recipe for our entree: Penne Pasta with Chicken and Vodka Sauce. I based my recipe on a version of Vodka…

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