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Tag Archives | Summer 2012 Recipes

Blackberry Soufflé with Lemon Crème Anglaise

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Photography by Kelly Yandell

RECIPE BY CHEF EVA GREER

6 servings

From Memorial Day to mid-July, visitors can pick berries seven days a week at Greer Farm. This recipe is a heavenly pairing of blackberries and the farm’s abundant supply of fresh eggs: about 8-dozen a day.…

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Zucchini & Yellow Squash Carpaccio

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Photography by Kelly Yandell

RECIPE BY CHEF EVA GREER

Baskets of bright squash fill North Texas farmers markets each summer. This cool, crisp side dish features a duo of raw zucchini and yellow squash, thinly sliced, tossed in herbs and oil, and served with greens, cheese slivers and a sprinkle of roasted pistachios.…

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Black Rice Pilaf with Kale and Red Peppers

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Photography by Kelly Yandell

RECIPE BY CHEF EVA GREER

6-8 servings

Black rice, an ancient grain with a slightly nutty taste, was once reserved for the plates of Chinese emperors. Mixed with vegetables, it makes a dramatic side dish. When the cooler-weather kale is depleted, try adding summer corn to the vegetable mix.…

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Eggplant Stacks with Romesco Sauce

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Photography by Kelly Yandell

RECIPE BY CHEF EVA GREER

Eva says her eggplants love the summer heat, and she grows them from June until the first frost. Here, she pairs lightly sautéed rounds of eggplant with spinach, Fontina cheese and another Greer Farm staple, ground beef from their herd of pasture-raised Maine Anjou cattle.…

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Blueberry-Tomato Bruschetta

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Photography by Kelly Yandell

RECIPE BY CHEF EVA GREER

This colorful appetizer features Greer Farm blueberries and diced garden tomatoes. From June into July—just before the searing heat sets in—North Texas blueberries are bursting with flavor, ready to be picked. The farm’s pick-your-own field features five varieties of this little blue superfood, rich in antioxidants and vitamins.…

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Agua Fresca with Cucumbers and Apples

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Photography by Kelly Yandell

RECIPE BY CHEF EVA GREER

Refreshing agua fresca is a great way to utilize summer’s abundant assortment of fruits. Keep a pitcher of it in the fridge for a healthy alternative to artificially flavored drinks. Try combinations with watermelon, cantaloupe and strawberries, or blend peaches with a lavender-infused syrup.…

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