Archive for August, 2010

Aug 31 2010

Here’s Tomatoes to Your Health

Get the tomatoes while they are still plentiful. This tomato salad includes purple Cherokee, yellow pear, stripey,and rose from our garden with a brandywine, red and green zebra ones from the Asheville City tail gate market. I then added purple and green basil leaves and some local mozzarella cheese! I tossed the salad with a […]

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Aug 23 2010

Just peachy!

When I think of Labor Day weekend, two of the things that I think about are the fact that the peaches will become few and far between locally and the apples will become plentiful! Two weeks ago my husband and I headed to the farmer’s market and bought a big basket of peaches and froze […]

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Aug 23 2010

It’s Blue Berry Time!

It is wild blueberry season here in Western North Carolina. Be sure to save some for the bears and birds. Blue berries and other berries are rich in vitamin C, fiber and phytochemicals that add benefits to our health. They are also make a low calorie dessert! This year, I froze a few berries and […]

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Aug 04 2010

Welcome to Early Edibles!

I have just turned a new leaf! If you have read my previous posts, you may have noticed my focus on local, fresh plant -based foods.  There is now  a new name and look for my blog to capture this. Stay tuned for more recipes using fresh, whole ingredients, stories of local families farmers, restaurants […]

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