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A quick meal at the shore

A quick meal at the shore

When you prepare for a beach vacation, there are so many things to think about that often, you are not thinking about that first meal you will eat when you arrive. You just tell yourself, “we’ll just run to a restaurant or grab a pizza and take it to the house.” Yes, a restaurant with your favorite fresh crab cakes or flounder! That’s it!

But then reality hits—everyone is happy by the time you ditch the traffic and smell that sea breeze, but everyone is also ravenous! Waiting time for a meal at a restaurant will not work for little people who have been done with the day before dinner arrives. Even waiting for a pizza seems too long. What to do?

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{name} Posted by LacCreta Holland on 08/02, 2017 at 07:29 AM

Tags: recipes | pasta | tomatoes | basil | vacation |

Field Notes: Late July and Recipe for Fresh Basil Pesto

Field Notes: Late July and Recipe for Fresh Basil Pesto

Cooler temperatures and rain offered some much needed relief over the weekend. Fortunately, it was gentle and steady enough to soak in and provide moisture to farmers around the county. The plants in the field should grow like crazy given the forecast for sun and warmer temperatures this week.

As we have been saying all season, the crops are coming on early and fast this year. This week we will have an abundance of basil, carrots and cucumbers. It is a great time to make some pesto, as well as freeze some basil for the winter months.

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{name} Posted by Kim Tait on 07/26, 2012 at 09:14 AM

Tags: recipe | summer | basil |

Pesto Pizza

Pesto Pizza

It seems like just yesterday that we planted our first garden of peppers, tomatoes, and herbs. But now, in late August, the tomato vines are browning and the basil leaves are wilting.

Before our backyard trees turn shades of auburn and gold, we celebrated the end of summer with pesto pizza.

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{name} Posted by Emily Wiley on 08/30, 2010 at 10:45 AM

Tags: summer | recipe | basil |

Heirloom Tomatoes

Heirloom Tomatoes

Tomatoes come in all colors, shapes, sizes, and flavors. But you may not know this if you’ve never looked beyond the supermarket display.

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{name} Posted by Emily Wiley on 07/23, 2010 at 09:32 AM

Tags: tomatoes | basil |

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