Curried Lentil Stuffed Squash

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2 small acorn squash 4 teaspoons butter, melted 2 teaspoons honey 1 teaspoon garam masala 1/4 teaspoon sea salt Stuffing 2 1/2 cups water 1 cup red lentils 3/4 teaspoon sea salt 2 tablespoons butter 2 teaspoons ground cumin seeds 2 cups chopped leeks 1/2 cup finely diced carrots 1/4 cup thinly sliced shallots or [...]

Shepherd’s Pie

Shepherd’s pie: Mashed potatoes (Cube 3 large potatoes, boil them till soft, then mash with butter, milk or cream, salt and pepper to taste); pat thin layer of mashed potatoes into the buttered bottom of a baking dish; brown 2 cups worth of ground lamb or beef; mix the browned meat with 2 cups gravy [...]

Dry Beans

Bags of dry beans, black red and white

Fresh, dry beans produced locally by M&M Heath (he offers many varieties) are a must use in any recipes that call for beans. Forget the notion of using canned, mushy tasteless, nutritionally empty beans that packaged and sold in cans lined with toxic¬†chemicals. Mike’s beans are so much fresher tasting and better for you! Cook [...]

Green Beans with Lemon and Garlic

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2 pounds green beans, ends trimmed 1 tablespoon olive oil 3 tablespoons butter 2 large garlic cloves, minced 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes 1 tablespoon lemon zest Salt and freshly ground black pepper Blanch green beans in a large stock pot of well salted boiling water until bright green in color and tender crisp, roughly [...]