Category Archives: Community Gardeners’ Cookbook

Recipe Basil Pesto

Recipe Basil Pesto from Community Gardeners’ Cookbook p. 308 1/2 cup pine nuts 4 to 6 cloves garlic, to taste 4 cups shredded fresh basil leaves 1 cup oilve oil 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese 1/2 cup freshly grated … Continue reading

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Recipe Dried Tomato Pesto and Goat Cheese Baguettes

Recipe from Gardeners’ Community Cookbook Image Credits Below 1 tightly packed cup of dried tomatoes 4 cloves garlic 1/3 cup freshly grated cheese [Parmesan, Romano, Asiago, or Ricotto] 1/2 teaspoon sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1/2 cup … Continue reading

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Lemon Curd Recipe

Lemon Curd Recipe from Gardeners’ Community Cookbook pgs. 351-352 Image from Wikipedia 1 cup sugar 2 tablespoons finely chopped lemon zest [the zest is the outer, dark yellow part of the rind–do not include the white pithy part that sets … Continue reading

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Recipe Sweet Pickled Red Bell Peppers

Recipe Sweet Pickled Red Bell Peppers from Gardeners’ Community Cookbook p. 328 8 large red bell peppers, seeded, and cut into 1 by 1/4 inch julienne strips [in the above image, the yellow peppers are cut julienne] tablespoons kosher or … Continue reading

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How to Use Water Bath Canners

This is a Ball 21-Qt Water Bath Canner, which comes with the jar rack and the Ball Utensils set. ¬†You can buy all of this as a complete set at Wal Mart for about $50 and elsewhere for more; but … Continue reading

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