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Article: Enjoy local strawberries plain or in a variety of dishes

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Which fruit has seeds on the outside and is hollow in the middle? STRAWBERRIES! Like many Lodians, we patiently waited for the homemade “Closed/Season Over” signs in front of the local strawberry stands to display “Open”.  Since strawberry season is now in full swing, it is a great time to remember how special these fruits ...

Article: Eat cherries plain or in a variety of recipes for a nutritious snack

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A few weeks ago, I received an email that excited my whole family, “Cherries were ready to be picked!” The professional pickers had already been through a friend's orchard, and she was generously inviting us to show up with bags in hand, sunscreen applied and our heads fitted with hats, to provide a bit of ...

Recipe: Roasted Beets with Citrus

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Roasted Beets with Citrus When you enjoy a big scoop of this delicious beet salad on top of your favorite green salad, you won't need to use any other dressing! Ingredients 1 bunch of beets (separate roots from greens - you will use both parts) 2 small oranges (zest before peeling) Orange zest 1 garlic clove 1/2 tsp black pepper 1/4 tsp salt 2 ...

Recipe: Italian Seasoning Mix

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Homemade Italian Seasoning This Italian Seasoning is wonderfully versatile, and can be adjusted to your taste preferences. Enjoy it to your pasta or pizza sauce, sprinkle it on sandwiches and in wraps, incorporate it into your salad dressings and soups, toss veggies with it before or after roasting or grilling, add it to steaming water for ...

Recipe: Citrus-Infused 50-50 Salad

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Citrus-Infused 50-50 Salad This refreshing salad is basically 50% fruit and 50% veggie, and will likely be the most refreshing dish served at your next BBQ or picnic and just might become a “regular” part of dinner on these toasty evenings! Yields 8 servings (1 cup each) Ingredients 4 cups of watermelon, 1/4” dice 4 jicama, well peeled and cut ...