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  1. Pork Roast with Dried Fruit Stuffing

    Pork Roast with Dried Fruit Stuffing
    Grow your own! Custom Herbs Seed Pod Kit! INGREDIENTS 1 (2½-lb) boneless pork loin roast Fruit Stuffing 1 cup port wine ½ cup chopped, dried apricots ½ cup chopped, pitted prunes 1 Tbsp butter ¼ cup chopped onion ¼ cup chopped celery 2 garlic cloves, chopped ½ cup dry breadcrumbs ¼ tsp salt 1 tsp chopped fresh marjoram leaves 1...
  2. Artichoke & Italian Sausage Pasta

    Artichoke & Italian Sausage Pasta
    INGREDIENTS 1 lb mild or hot Italian pork sausages, casings removed 1 (14-oz) canned artichoke hearts 1½ cups chopped onion 2 tsp minced garlic 1 Tbsp chopped fresh sage leaves 1 cup thinly sliced red bell pepper ½ cup dry white wine 1 cup chicken broth ½ cup heavy cream 1 lb penne pasta, cooked and drained Salt and freshly...
  3. Hearty Beef Vegetable Soup

    Hearty Beef Vegetable Soup
    INGREDIENTS ¼ cup olive oil 1 small onion, diced 2 medium carrots, sliced 1 medium zucchini, cut into ½-inch chunks 2 celery stalks, sliced ¼ cup each chopped fresh savory, basil and parsley leaves Salt and pepper 1½ lb beef for stew, cut into 1-inch cubes 4 medium red-skinned potatoes, cut into 1-inch cubes 1 (28-oz) can stewed tomatoes, undrained...
  4. Savory Sautéed Pork Chops with Apple Slices

    Savory Sautéed Pork Chops with Apple Slices
    INGREDIENTS ½ cup all-purpose flour Salt and pepper 8 extra-thin pork chops 4 Tbsp butter, divided 4 Tbsp olive oil, divided ½ cup chopped fresh savory leaves 2 Granny Smith apples, unpeeled, cut in ¼-inch slices Preparation;  Serves 4 Season the flour with salt and pepper. Lightly dredge the pork chops in the flour. Heat half the butter and oil...
  5. Garden Omelette

    Garden Omelette
    INGREDIENTS 1 Tbsp olive oil ½ medium onion, minced 1 small zucchini, sliced 1½ cup green or red bell peppers, sliced thin 5 medium mushrooms, sliced 6 eggs, beaten 3 Tbsp chopped fresh sorrel, divided 1/3 cup shredded mozzarella cheese Salt and pepper 2 Tbsp Parmesan cheese Preparation:  Serves 4 Preheat oven to 375°F. In a nonstick pan, warm oil...
  6. Cauliflower Soup

    Cauliflower Soup
    INGREDIENTS 3 cups chicken broth 1 large head cauliflower, green leaves removed, chopped 4 medium leeks, white part only, chopped 1 medium potato, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes 2 Tbsp chopped fresh savory leaves 2 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley 1/3 cup heavy cream ¼ tsp nutmeg Salt and white pepper Butter, cut into 1 tsp slices Preparation:  Makes 6...
  7. Spicy Lemon Oregano Marinade

    Spicy Lemon Oregano Marinade
    INGREDIENTS 1 cup lemon juice ¾ cup olive oil ¼ cup minced garlic 2 Tbsp dried red pepper flakes 2 Tbsp chopped fresh oregano leaves 1 tsp thyme leaves 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp salt Preparation:  Makes 2 cups Whisk together all ingredients. Pour into plastic zip-top bag to marinate any meat or fish.
  8. How to save tomato seeds

    How to save tomato seeds
    Every year, while I'm enjoying my best and most delicious garden tomatoes, I save the best seed for planting the following year.  I've enjoyed amazing tomatoes, handed down and passed around, year after year.  No matter the source, if I have a good tomato, I save a seed or two and give it a try the following year.  With hybrids...
  9. Harvesting Globe Basil

    Harvesting Globe Basil
    Harvesting your mature Globe Basil is slightly different than other types of basil. Since the globe basil grows in a compact, round shape, you may need to gently push aside some leaves to reach the stem. Try not to harvest more than 1/3 of the way down the stem and cut just above a set of leaves (growth point). Another...
  10. Trimming light-burned basil

    Trimming light-burned basil
    Since basil is a very fast growing herb the tops can occasionally get up into the light hood of your AeroGarden before you even know it. This is not a problem, if you are not prepared to raise the hood because the other plants need the light, simply cut the burned leaves back. Yes, they will grow back, most likely...
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