stir fried cucumbers in a bowl
Recipes

Stir Fried Cucumbers

Stir fried cucumbers make for a tasty and interesting side to any meal. Ready in just 15 minutes, these tender-crisp cukes are a great recipe to keep up your sleeve!

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jar of zucchini relish
Pickling

Easy Refrigerator Zucchini Relish

This old fashioned sweet and spicy zucchini relish is a great way to use up that big old zucchini you found hiding in the garden.Simply make the recipe, put it in jars and pop in the fridge.

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clear squeeze bottle with brown liquid
Foraged Foods

Easy Mushroom ‘Soy’ Sauce

There are many ways to preserve mushrooms, but this one may be the easiest. This sauce stays good in the fridge for months, and can be used on any number of things.

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maitake mushroom slathered in barbecue sauce being cut on a cutting board
Foraged Foods

Breathtaking BBQ Maitake Mushroom

This special technique comes from Wicked Healthy (check out wickedhealthyfood.com for more amazing vegetarian recipes!) with a couple small flourishes of my own. By brining and pressing the mushroom, you end up with an extra meaty texture.

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blanched spinach dressed in sesame sauce
Recipes

Japanese Spinach Goma-ae

This healthy spinach side dish has a sweet, nutty flavour and goes with pretty much any meal. It is particularly well-suited as a sushi side dish.

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two arancini balls in a bed of red tomato sauce and sprinkled with parmesan
Recipes

Leftover Risotto Arancini

Leftover risotto is never as good the next day. All the work you put into it to make it creamy, silky, and luscious is lost. Luckily leftover risotto has the perfect texture for making arancini!

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