Recipes From A Kitchen Garden

Recipes From A Kitchen Garden
By Renne Shepherd and Fran Raboff

VEGETABLES
BEANS
Janice’s Pickled Basil Beans
Green Beans à L’Anglaise
Green Beans and Red Bell Pepper Vinaigrette
Green Beans with Mushrooms and Fresh Dill
Fresh Bean Salad Anglaise
Green Bean Pâté with Basil
Green Beans with Pecans
Chilled Green Beans with Creamy Horseradish Dressing
Green Beans in Basil-Walnut Vinaigrette
Gingered Green Beans
Pia’s Italian Country Beans
Green Beans with Tarragon
Baby Green Beans with Roasted Garlic, Anchovies, Olive Oil and Almonds

BEETS
Dutch Beet Salad
Baked Beets
Romanian Summer Soup
Beet Borscht
Lemon Lovers’ Beets
Pickled Baby Beets and Eggs
Ginger-Orange Beets

BROCCOLI
Broccoli Salad
Garlic Marinated Broccoli
Broccoli with Buttered Crumbs
Bright Broccoli Sauté
Lemony Baked Broccoli
Broccoli with Pine Nuts

BRUSSELS SPROUTS
Brussels Sprouts and Carrots with Creamy Lemon-Poppyseed Dressing
Marinated Brussels Sprouts
Brussels Sprouts and Corn Crustless Quiche

CABBAGE
Baked Cabbage Casserole Dinner
California Cabbage Salad Supper
Alsatian Dilled Cabbage
Lemon Buttered Cabbage
Sweet and Sour Sautéed Cabbage
Pickled Pak Choi

CARROTS
Carrot Bran Muffins
Pickled Baby Carrots
Carrots with Lemon and Dill
Carrots with Lime Butter Sauce
Cinnamon Glazed Carrots
Fresh Carrots with Apricots
French Braised Carrots and Turnips
Baby Carrots and Beets with Tarragon Yogurt Dip
Carrot Salad del Sol
Baby Carrots with Ginger and Sage Butter
Golden Carrot Pie
Chocolate Chip Carrot Cake
Cream Cheese Frosting

CAULIFLOWER
Crumble-Topped Cauliflower
Yogurt Curried Cauliflower
Cheesy Cauliflower Bake
Wyn’s Broiled Cauliflower

CHARD
Milanese-Style Chard
Juicy Sautéed Swiss Chard 
Chard with Beet Vinegar
California Stuffed Chard 
Bountiful Lasagne
Brodo de Bietola e Risotto • Chicken, Chard and Rice Soup

CHILE PEPPERS
Chile-Cheese Pan Soufflé
Chile-Olive Dip
Hot Pepper Jelly
Mexican Fondue
Four-Alarm Cayenne Chicken
Tex-Mex Casserole
Salsa de Tomatillo
Salsa Fresca
Chile Pear Relish
Corralitos Rice Casserole
Crab-Stuffed Chile Rellenos
Chicken Fajitas

CORN
Fresh Corn Muffins
Dried Corn Snack
Fresh Tomato Corn Soup
Black Bean and Fresh Corn Salad
Sopa de Maiz • Chile Corn Soup
Light and Puffy Corn Pudding

CRESSES
Watercress Eggdrop Soup
Creamy Cress Salad Dressing
Sweet and Sour Watercress Salad
Cress Lover’s Salad
Waldorf Cress Salad

CUCUMBERS
Israeli Cucumber Salad
Chilled Cucumber Borscht
Danish Cucumber Salad
Chinese Cucumber Salad
Ginger-Lime Cucumber Pickles with Cinnamon Basil
Bonnie’s Garden Gazpacho
Rosamund’s French Cornichons
Cucumber Gazpacho

EGGPLANT
Bakes Garlic Eggplant
Sweet and Sour Eggplant
Baked Eggplant with Feta Cheese
Crunchy Broiled Eggplant
Caponata • Cold Eggplant Appetizer
Broiled Turkish Eggplant

FENNEL
Fennel Braised in Vermouth

KALE
Hearty Portuguese Kale Soup
Austrian Kale

LEEKS
Lemony Leek Soup
Braised and Glazed Leeks
Leeks Victor

MELONS
Mama Simon’s Pickled Watermelon Rind
Melon and Strawberries with Crunchy Streusel Topping
Melon Meringue

ONIONS
Bread and Butter Pickled Onions
Baked Onions
Grilled Scallions and Baby Onions
Baby Onions in Basil Cream

PEAS
Ginger Pea and Yellow Squash
Garlicky Snowpeas Sauté
Indonesian Pilaf
Curried Fresh Pea Soup
Peas à la Française • Peas Braised with Heads of Lettuce
Petit Pois Salad

PEPPERS
Sweet Red or Yellow Pepper Essence
Country-Style Peppers and Potatoes
Mimi’s Mexican Chicken Soup
Summer Garden Slaw
Homemade Creole Sauce with Chicken or Shrimp
Chicken Santa Cruz
Stuffed Peppers Santa Cruz Style 
Bell Pepper Bounty
Sweet Red Bell Pepper Soubise with Sage

POTATOES
Dilly Potato Salad
Roasted Potatoes with Garlic and Herbs

PUMPKINS
Drunken Apple-Pumpkin Pie
Pumpkin Cobbler
Honey-Pumpkin Butter
Pumpkin Muffins

RADISHES
Radish and Cucumber Salad
Crunchy Radishes with Creamy Sesame Dressing

SALAD GREENS AND DRESSINGS
A Basic Herbed Salad Dressing for Salad Lovers
Renee’s Salad Dressing
Mixed Fresh Greens with Curried Dressing
California Citrus Salad
Mixed Green Salad with “Hot Nuts and Bacon” Dressing
Sweet and Sour Nutty Salad
Garden Bouquet Salad with Lemon-Herb Vinaigrette
Warm Shrimp Salad with Ginger and Tarragon
Spicy Thai Vinaigrette
Lemon Basil Pesto Dressing
Greek Style Endive Salad
Memorable Wilted Lettuce Salad
Perfect Green Goddess Dressing
3-Green Salad Dressing
Creamy Raspberry Lettuces
Fresh Orange Salad Dressing
Sweet and Sour Roquefort Dressing
Fresh Spinach Salad
Tarragon Ginger Dressing
Sesame Salad Dressing
Creamy Parsley Salad Dressing
Romaine Salad with Feta Dressing
Buttermilk Blue Cheese Dressing
Roasted Garlic Dressing
Crunchy Red and Green Salad
Island Sin Salad
Arugula and Nectarine Salad
Warm Spinach Salad with Arugula
Layered Greek Salad
Honey-Herbed Dressing for Poached Baby Vegetables
Herb Mustard Vinaigrette Salad
Sorrel and Shallot Butter for Baby Vegetables
Bagna Cauda • Hor Dipping Sauce for Baby Vegetables

 SPINACH
Crustless Spinach Pie
Florentine Bakes Eggs
Baked Spinach Gnocchi

SUMMER SQUASH
Fran’s Blue-Ribbon Zucchini Relish
Zucchini with Walnuts
Stuffed Herbed Zucchini
Yellow Squash with Basil, Pepperoni, and Parmesan
Zucchini and Basil Pasta Salad
Indonesian Zucchini Salad/Pickle
Summer Squash Chowder
Grilled Zucchini with Fresh Rosemary Butter
Vicki Sebastiani’s Ricotta-Stuffed Squash Blossoms
Fran’s Zucchini with Peanut Sauce
Fresh Zucchini Rellenos
Zucchini Pancakes
Ten Minute Zucchini Pizza

TOMATILLOS
Green Gazpacho Salad
Tomatillo Dip

TOMATOES
Pasta with Fresh Chile Pepper and Tomato Sauce
Tomato-Lemon Chutney
Pasta with Fresh Tomatoes, Herbs and Garlic Sauce
Tomato, Opal Basil and Mozzarella Salad
Sun-Dried Herb Tomatoes
Baked Stuffed Tomatoes
Salsa Cruda
Baked Fresh Tomatoes
Fire and Ice Tomato Salad
Green Tomato and Apple Chutney
Fresh Tomato Sauce Santa Fe
Tuscan Pizza

HERBS AND EDIBLE FLOWERS
ITALIAN GREEN BASILS
Classic Fresh Pesto Sauce
Creamy Pesto-Topped Fish
Pesto Stuffed Tomatoes
Basil Butter
Stuffed Brandied Mushrooms
Basil Preserved in Parmesan Cheese
Roman-Style Stuffed Artichokes
Marty’s Basil-Rice Salad
Sweet Pepper and Basil Stacks
Thai Chicken with Basil
Butterflied Basil Shrimp

SCENTED BASILS
Scented Basil Vinegar
Scented Basil Vinegar Chicken
Scented Basil Jellies
Scented Basil Honey

ANISE BASIL
Anise Basil Baked Fish
Anise Basil Tomato Sauce
Anise Basil Chutney
Melambrosia Fruit

CINNAMON BASIL
Tipsy Cinnamon Basil Chutney
Persian Meatballs
Cinnamon Basil Chicken & Nut Spread
Mulled Cinnamon Basil Punch
Apples Baked with Orange Juice & Cinnamon Basil

LEMON BASIL
Lemon Basil Herbed Rice
Chicken Scallopini à la Lemon Basil
Lemon Basil Marinade for Grilled Fish or Chicken
Fresh Fruits with Lemon Basil Dressing

PURPLE OPAL BASIL
Confetti Rice with Two Basils
Cheddar Crisps

OTHER HERBS
Microwave Herb Drying
Shaker Herb Blends
Compound Herb Butters
Herbed Bread Sticks
Old-Fashioned Herbed Chicken and Dumplings
Golden Brown Chive Roast Potatoes
Fresh Cilantro Salsa 
Coriander Spice Cake 
Orange Butter Icing
Homemade Dilled Mustard
Dilled Summer Vegetables
Rosy Dilled Radish Dip
Lemon Thyme- or Basil-Stuffed Chicken Breasts
Lemon Thyme Bread
Fresh Apple Cake with Lemon Thyme 
Grilled Chicken with Minty Yogurt Sauce
Minted Melons
Melon Brûlée
Fresh herbs and Cheese Popovers
Clams Coquilles Oregano
Parsley Antipasto Salad 
Gremolata
Linguini with Fresh Parsley Clam Sauce
Garbanzo Beans and Parsley Dip
Noisettes d’Agneau Persillade • Parsleyed Lamb Chops
Rosemary-Basil Chicken Wings
Glazed Fruited Chicken with Rosemary
Herbed Fresh Mushroom Pâté
Gorgonzola and Fresh Thyme Sauce for Pasta

 EDIBLE FLOWERS
Blossom Tea Sandwiches

ANISE HYSSOP
Marinated Anise Hyssop Baked Chicken
Anise Hyssop Tea
Berries Served with Anise Hyssop Cream
Special Treasure Chinese Beef with Anise Hyssop
Lemony Anise Hyssop Tea Bread
Anise Hyssop Carrots
Anise Hyssop Honey Butter
Anise Hyssop Flower Drop Cookies

BORAGE
Borage and Cucumber in Sour Cream Dressing
Vichyssoise with Borage Flowers
Borage Garnishes
Borage Tea

CALENDULAS
Orange-Calendula Drop Cookies
Calendula Confetti Eggs • Scrambled Eggs with Calendula Petals
Tangerine Cole Slaw with Calendula Flower Garnish
Creamy Calendula Soufflé
Curry Risotto with Calendula Petals
Calendula Lemon Pudding Cake

CHIVE BLOSSOMS
Potato Salad with Chive Blossom Mayonnaise
Cheesy Chive Blossom Omelet
Chive Blossom Vinegar

JOHNNY JUMP-UPS
Grapefruit Cups Cassis
Herb and Flower Cheese Terrine

NASTURTIUMS
Centerfold Nasturtium Salad
Nasturtium Shrimp Appetizer Salad
Nasturtium Sandwich Fillings
Nasturtium Vinegar
Pickled Nasturtium Seeds
Baby Squash, Nasturtium Blossoms and Herbs with Pasta 

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