Category Archives: Recipes

(8) High Desert Vegetable Gardens – Apricot Brandy

Caroline M Hudson commented on your post in High Desert Vegetable Gardens. Caroline M Hudson 6:38pm Jul 8 Go right ahead Comment History Mary Dellavalle 6:17pm Jul 8 Thanks! May I blog your suggestion and then try it? I will be … Continue reading

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Easy Quince Custard Pie

Today I am doing some “clean the fridge cooking” prior to going out for major grocery shopping.  I had a container of cooked quince puree that I needed to use.  Well, it sort of looks like pumpkin pie filling……. So, … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Gingered Quince Muffins

  The storm blew most of my quince off of the tree and I have a new gluten free baking flour from WinCo bulk section that I just had to tryout.  Of course, quince muffins would be my first solution.  … Continue reading

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Spicy Minty Quince Salad

One of the most productive plants in my yard is the quince.  Passersby will often stop to ask, “What is that yellow fruit hanging over the fence?”  When I answer, “Quince”, their confusion increases.  “What is that? What do you … Continue reading

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Minty Mung Bean and Nectarine Salad

The resulting salad is spicy hot, sweet and tangy, minty cool, and chewy. Continue reading

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Crispy Pototo Cake Filled with Chickpea Polenta

What about putting a crispy hash brown exterior on creamy chick pea polenta? Continue reading

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A very summery quinoa salad (Citrus and mint quinoa salad)

Originally posted on Indu's International Kitchen:
Quinoa is so versatile. You can do pretty much anything with it – make quinoa upma, use in salads or even soups and also use to make burgers.! Truly versatile. Plus so healthy…

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Chia Seed Pudding and Apricot Layered Parfait

I just ran into a couple of great looking blogs featuring the use of chia seeds as a thickener to make pudding.  The puddings looked like cool tasty treats for hot afternoon snacks, after dinner deserts, or quick,  healthy, grab … Continue reading

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No Sugar Apricot Juice and Apricot Jam

Ingredients 2 cups condensed apricot juice (about 10 cups fresh apricots reduced to 2 cups concentrated juice) 8 cups fresh apricots 71/2 tablespoons  low or no-sugar needed pectin 2 tablespoons lemon juice Optional – Sweetener to taste For different quantities … Continue reading

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Chick Pea Tortillas Wrap-up Home Grown Veggies in Tasty Tacos

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Originally posted on Caliche Challenge:
Yummy!       If you could eat it with a corn tortilla, you could eat it with a chick pea tortilla. “No more white stuff,” my cardiologist sternly warned me.  I took to the internet for Ideas.…

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Pulse Pie Crusts

Chick Pea Crust for Open Pies I found this recipe for a pie crust made with chick pea flour embedded in a chickpea quiche recipe. For now, I need a wheat free recipe to  make pies out of my abundant … Continue reading

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Plum Good – Call for Recipes – Please?!

This blog has a mixture of recipes that I tried and recipes that look tempting all organized in one place.  I have a mountain of plums to can and quick! They are falling off of the tree faster than I … Continue reading

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Dance to the Spicy Taco Recipe!

  April 1, 2016: The Global Pulse Confederation (GPC) and its Partners around the world continue their celebrations of the UN-declared International Year of Pulses with the launch today of the World’s Greatest Pulse Dishes, a collection of 60+ pulse-based … Continue reading

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Chick Pea Tortillas Wrap-up Home Grown Veggies in Tasty Tacos

Yummy! If you could eat it with a corn tortilla, you could eat it with a chick pea tortilla. Continue reading

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Red Etampes Pumpkin Seeds | Buy Seeds by the Packet or in Bulk at EdenBrothers.com

I looked up a source for red pumpkin seeds to grow the pumpkin listed in the following recipe.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wVxSXc_221g&google_comment_id=z13jwdkbkvz5glk3u22ezheofnjwg3ale&feature=em-comments I am currently looking for ways to eat without “white stuff” per instructions from my cardiologist.  There are a lot … Continue reading

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Cool Fix for Gardening on a Hot Day – Banana Smoothie for Electrolyte Balance

These tasty treats are quick, cold, and help my body handle working and gardening in the high desert heat. Continue reading

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Peanut Butter and Jam Donuts – Cool Summer Alternative to Baking Bread

Inspired by Share Your Cool & Easy Recipes for Surviving The Desert Heat by Paulette L Motzko, this donut recipe is a low heat alternative to baking bread in the summer.  The donuts are deep fried on an induction burner that can be … Continue reading

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