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Recipe Index List

We grow so many different and wonderful foods at the garden, here are a few of our favorite recipes to coordinate with our fresh ingredients. Do you have a favorite recipe you would like to share? Email it to Juliette at

  • Baked Kale Chips
    Even the most vegetable-resistant eater will be impressed by these light and crispy treats!
  • Basic Salsa
    A fresh and flavorful salsa with no need to cook!
  • Carrot-Cranberry Salad
    This carrot slaw is a delicious spin on classic French grated carrot salad. With dried cranberries and ginger in a citrus vinaigrette, it’s crunchy, tart and sweet
  • Delightful Deep-Dish Tomato Pie
    An edited version of Paula Deen's Savory Tomato Pie, this one has a lighter, higher-fiber pastry crust and uses reduced fat dairy products.
  • Eggplant Parmesan
    This Eggplant Parmesan makeover skips the fry and bakes the eggplant until it has a crisp. A combination of part-skim ricotta, sliced mozzarella, fontina, and Parmesan cheese allows for even coverage without hiding the eggplant or adding too much fat.
  • Fresh-Herb Pasta Primavera
    A Parmesan cream sauce tops pasta made with your choice of fresh herbs and veggies
  • Gazpacho
    This is a light & refreshing, chilled, Spanish tomato soup. And when made with the season’s best ripe produce there’s no better way to beat the heat.
  • Ginger Ale Carrots
    When we add a can of soda to this dish, the liquid cooks off, leaving a glaze of sweet caramelization on top of the carrots. It’s like a boost of flavor!
  • Guacamole  
    Classic guacamole is great on your favorite Mexican dishes, or just serve as a dip with corn chips
  • Herb Watermelon Feta Salad
    Watermelon is always a refreshing summer treat! Throw in some red onion, feta and herbs, then toss it all with a very simple vinaigrette to make a mean summer salad.
  • Hot Sauce
    This isn't so much a recipe as it is general tips & tricks for making hot sauce. With these simple, tried and true methods you can't go wrong
  • Italian Tomato Cucumber Salad
    A simple and refreshing side dish that packs a punch of fresh flavor.
  • Kickin’ Collard Greens
    These easy Southern collard greens are kickin' thanks to flavorful additions like bacon, onions, and red pepper flakes.
  • Lemon Basil Potatoes
    Fragrant lemon basil adds a light, citrusy note to this simple potato dish.
  • Parmesan Roasted Corn on the Cob
    Substituting the usual butter for mayonnaise gives this roasted corn an unexpected flavor boost
  • Roasted Okra
    Roasting okra at a high temperature leaves the okra lightly seared and tender
  • Roasted Spiced Sweet Potatoes
    Coriander, fennel, oregano and red pepper flakes give these simple sweet potato wedges a flavor boost
  • Sautéed Garden Fresh Green Beans
    Simple and fresh, these beans are ready in minutes
  • Singing Squash Sauté
    This dish is very similar to ratatouille, and you could easily substitute or add other veggies into the mix, such as eggplant or greens.
  • Strawberry, Feta & Spinach Salad with Candied Almonds
    Strawberry & Spinach salad is a summertime natural. This version adds feta cheese and provides a homemade balsamic vinaigrette
  • Sukuma Wiki (African Braised Kale with Tomatoes)
    “Sukuma wiki” is a Swahili phrase meaning, depending on how you translate it, “week-pusher,” “push the week,” or “stretch the week.” A great way to use kale or collards in flavorful stew served as a side or on rice. A little cooked meat can be added as well if you’d like
  • Vivian Howard’s Tomato Pie
    Recipe & Image Credit: This recipe appears in the “Tomatoes: You Say Heirloom, I Say Old Timey” episode of A Chef’s Life, featuring chef Vivian Howard. Vivian Howard’s Tomato Pie A savory summertime Tomato Pie made with tomatoes, basil, onion and …