July 2016

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  • The Everlasting Salad

    The thing that gets in the way of us eating salad every day is often how long it takes to prep and chop all the veggies. And then if you make too much, the next day the avocadoes are brown and the lettuce is soggy and wilted. But there is another way! By simply not dressing your salad, it will last a few days in the fridge. Swap out the delicate greens for heartier ones, and that...

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  • Quick Pickles and Relish

    Pickling doesn’t have to mean pounds of vegetables and hours of canning. You can make refrigerator pickles in less than an hour and 24 hours later have crunchy pickles to munch on. Relishes are even faster- ready to eat in a matter of hours. Prepare for pickling obsession.

    Picking your vinegar

    Whatever vinegar you choose, it should be 5% acidity....

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  • Grain Salad Master Recipe

    Grain Salads are a great meal for many reasons. They are filling and nutritious and a large batch will last you a whole week of lunches. But there are many pitfalls that grain salads can succumb to. First is lack of flavor. When seasoning a salad that will be served cold, it is important to season early and heavily or you end up with a salad without much flavor. Second is texture. Many a...

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  • Coldbrew Coffee, Tea and Lemonade

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    Cold brewing is an incredibly simple way to brew your favorite summer sips. In the summer, I am ready to try anything to avoid turning on my stove. But keeping the house cool isn’t the only reason to cold brew your coffee and tea. Cold water extracts different flavors and brews mostly without bitterness. Harold McGee...

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  • Grilling Vegetables for Sides

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    ImageWhile you have your grill going to cook the main dish, why not use that heat to cook your sides as well? And don’t forget about dessert!

    Before grilling anything, remember these steps to ensure nice grill marks and to avoid food sticking to the grates.

    1 – Prep your grill properly. This means...

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  • VineOnline: July 2016

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    Extra, extra, read all about beer, owls, and our commitment to small farms!

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  • How to Grill Fish

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    Before putting your fish on the grill, help ensure that the fish will not stick by prepping the grill properly.

    - Clean the grill grates very well- preheat the grill until the grates are very hot. Then scrub with a grill brush.

    - Oil the grill- place oil on a cloth or paper towel and wipe over the very hot clean grates

    Grilling Fish Fillets, skinless or skin on:...

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