The Home Grown Farm

April, 2015

A Smattering of Recipes

I apologize that I have been a little remiss with my blogging as of late, for various and sundry reasons.  The good news is that, while I may not have been writing about it, I have continued to cook for and feed my family and I am finally able to share those recipes with you!  Instead of […]

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The Home Grown Mom’s Bullet Coffee

Directions: 1.  Pour all ingredients into a blender. 2.  Blend for 15 seconds. 3.  Pour into your favorite mug and enjoy.

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The Home Grown Mom’s Frozen Mint Lemonade

Directions: 1.  Place all ingredients in blender and mix on high for 15-20 seconds, until the mint is thoroughly minced. 2.  Pour into a glass and enjoy!

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The Home Grown Mom’s Green Enchiladas

Directions: 1.  In a large pan, heat over medium heat 1 1/2 cups broth (chicken, vegetable, or beef) then add your greens on top and cover with a lid.  Cook until greens are tender, approximately 5-8 minutes.  Remove the greens from the pan but reserve the liquid, removing from the heat until you’re ready to […]

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The Home Grown Mom’s Cauliflower Fried Rice

Directions: 1.  Place your rinsed cauliflower in a food processor and pulse until it’s the size of rice. 2.  Put the cauliflower in a large pan along with your diced onion, minced garlic, and a drizzle of olive oil.  Saute over medium/high heat until the onion and garlic are fragrant. 3.  Add the remaining veggies […]

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The Home Grown Mom’s Sweet Potato Salad

Directions: 1.  Place diced sweet potatoes in a pot of water and cook till tender (approximately 5-10 minutes depending on the size of your chunks).  The sweet potatoes will “melt” much more than a regular potato once you stir them so a little firmness is a-okay, especially if you like chunks in your salad. 2. […]

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Baklava Pop Tart

To make the filling: Pulse pecans and walnuts together until they are finely minced, careful not to over process into a meal. To the food processor, add the remaining ingredients and pulse a few times to combine. Place filling into a medium bowl. To make the syrup, combine all ingredients in a small saucepot. Over […]

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Tzatziki Sauce

Place diced cucumber in a mesh strainer or colander and sprinkle with salt, toss to evenly coat then allow to rest 30 minutes at room temperature. Rinse cucumbers and place over several layers of paper towels. Squeeze some of the liquid from cucumbers (almost as if wringing moisture from a cloth). Place cucumbers in food […]

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Grilled Greek Chicken

In a mixing bowl, whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, Greek yogurt, red wine vinegar, chopped red onion, garlic, oregano, thyme, coriander and season with salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste. Place chicken in a gallon ziploc bag, pour marinade over chicken, seal bag while pressing out excess air and transfer to refrigerator […]

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Homemade Pita Bread

Make sponge: Put 1 cup lukewarm water in a large mixing bowl. Add yeast and sugar. Stir to dissolve. Add the whole-wheat flour and 1/4 cup all-purpose flour and whisk together. Put bowl in a warm (not hot) place, uncovered, until mixture is frothy and bubbling, about 15 minutes. Add salt, olive oil and nearly […]

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