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Sweet Home Allegra

❤️Food is LOVE❤️ Eat UP!!

Favorite recipes for creating and preserving vibrant food. Views to my sweet life too. 

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Pickled Cherry Tomatoes

Grabbed off of Pinterest, I had little faith that these would be as delicious as they were beautiful, but ooooo la la! These were a...

Oven “Sun Dried” Tomatoes

After receiving a jar from a friend last week (they were delicious!!) I could not resist making these myself. Homemade and farm fresh...

Peach Salsa

My Lake Michigan resort town, before it was a tourist vacation destination, was a lumber and fruit center, shipping to ports everywhere...

Sweet and Sour Pickled Red Onions

Perfect for adding tang to hummus wraps, salads, charcuterie, grilled sandwiches and just snacking fingers to mouth ooo la la straight...

Sweet Corn Relish

This is a 1950s era supermarket hotdog relish elevated to the stars thanks to July’s peak Farm Market opportunities and some dedicated...

Spicy Dilly Garlic Beans

Addictive! This pickle is everyone’s favorite, so I spend July putting up several big batches. The recipe is uncomplicated but time...

World’s BEST Rhubarb Bars

I am so addicted to these. The crust is like a shortbread cookie and the goo on top is like the best sweet/tart treat EVER. Of course,...

Baked White Fish and Vegetables

Simple and nutritious, yet elegant and beautiful enough to serve to company! We love this recipe because you simply change out the...

Caramelized Onions

Caramelized Onions are sweet and savory Nirvana made from nothing but plump yellow sugary onions, a chef’s tears and time at the stove....

Canning Tomatoes: Into the Jars!!

Grab those bushels of regular tomatoes at the Farmer’s Market and let’s get to it! The taste of ripe summer tomatoes are a winter treat...

Roasted Roma Tomatoes for Freezing

This is The Holy Grail of pasta and pizza sauce. Create this divine dining basic during harvest season, freeze it, enjoy, and share the...

Preserved Purple Plums in Honey Syrup

These glorious purple plums appeared 🙌🙌🙌 like a vision 🙌🙌🙌 at the Farmer’s Market and there was no resisting them. I grew up on...

Carrot Top Pesto

Gnarly organic carrots from the Farmer’s Market, so sweet and delicious! The greens were so fresh that I whirrred them up into a pesto....

The Farmer’s Market

I revere farmers, and the new generation of young farmers is coming on organic and enthusiastic. I revel in their energy and I deeply...

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