Pear Quinoa Salad

INGREDIENTS 1 14-ounce can reduced-sodium chicken broth or vegetable broth 1 cup quinoa (see Tips), rinsed if necessary 2 tablespoons walnut oil or canola oil 1 tablespoon fruity vinegar, such as pear, raspberry or pomegranate 1/4 cup snipped fresh chives 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper 2 ripe but firm pears, diced 1/2…

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Sweet corn needs more fertilizer next year

I just finished planting the cover crop for this winter in time for last week’s “heavy mist,” so we should see germination very shortly. Most of our plantings from June and July are coming to fruition and we should be able to harvest those in the next few weeks, except for corn. Ugh! Corn has been…

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Jeffery Smith is coming to the San Juan Islands.  Jeffery has lead the way in exposing the health risks of GMO’s. “Eating genetically modified food is gambling with every bite.” In his new book, Genetic Roulette, Jeffery shatters the biotech industry's claim that genetically modified (GM) foods are safe.   Jeffery Smith on San Juan…

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CARROT SALAD

In the demonstration I used orange and purple carrots which made the salad particularly lovely. Play around with the ingredients here adjusting to your taste. Ingredients:  3 cups carrot ribbons (about 2 medium carrots) 2 T olive oil 1 T yogurt 2 t lemon juice ¼ t cumin ¼ t coriander Fresh cilantro Pinch pepper…

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