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3 Garden-Fresh Spring Recipes

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3 Garden-Fresh Spring Recipes

Celebrate the spring season with these three recipes that make the most of fresh-from-the-garden (or farmer’s market) produce.

Pea Soup
2 medium shallots, finely chopped
Pinch salt
1 teaspoon vegetable oil
pound potato, peeled and diced
1 pound fresh or frozen peas
3 cups water or light vegetable broth
Salt and pepper for seasoning
1 tablespoon sour cream
1 tablespoon water

1. Cook shallots with a pinch of salt in oil until translucent.
2. Add potato and cook until soft.
3. Add peas and cook for 2 minutes.
4. Puree mixture with water or broth in blender.
5. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
6. Combine sour cream and 1 tablespoon water.
7. Drizzle loose cream over soup for garnish.

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Jessica Kellner

Jessica Kellner is the editor of Natural Home & Garden magazine, a national sustainable home and lifestyle magazine. She is dedicated to helping readers create more sustainable, delightful homes that are in tune with the natural world. She is also the author of Housing Reclaimed: Sustainable Homes for Next to Nothing, published by New Society Publishers in autumn of 2011. Email her at


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1:41AM PDT on Mar 21, 2015

Thanks for sharing

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Let green into our life

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2:43AM PDT on Apr 10, 2014

Thank you :)

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5:02AM PDT on Jun 3, 2012

great recipes

8:41AM PDT on Apr 30, 2012

Thank you

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