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Herb and Heirloom Tuesdays

Each Tuesday morning from June 5, 2018 through August 28, 2018, members of The St. Louis Herb Society can be found in the The St. Louis Herb Society Garden (located in the Victorian District of the Missouri Botanical Garden directly behind Tower Grove House), weather permitting.  The first 200 visitors each week may pot an…
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MARINATED CHICKEN & VEGETABLE SKEWERS

3 Chicken breasts 8 oz Button mushrooms 1 to 2 Zucchini ⅓ cup Olive oil ½ cup Cider vinegar ¼ cup Light brown sugar, packed 2 Tbsp Dijon mustard 4 Garlic cloves, pressed or finely minced ½ tsp Powdered Pellet hops Salt & pepper INSTRUCTIONS Trim chicken breasts, cut into 1" cubes. Wash mushrooms and…
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HOPPY HOT CHOCOLATE

Serves 4 Celebrity chef David Burke developed this hot chocolate with something extra for Samuel Adams Brewing Co. Recipe courtesy Samuel Adams Brewing Co. INGREDIENTS 1 cup milk 3 cups heavy cream 1/2 cup water 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup Tettnang Tettnanger hop flowers (can substitute U.S. Tettnanger hops) 1 cinnamon stick 1 vanilla bean…
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Hopped-Up Bruschetta

3-4 servings If you have trouble finding fresh hops, basil flowers make a worthy substitute. Once the basil plant has gone to flower, its pungency increases and its herbaceousness becomes slightly bitter and hoplike. INGREDIENTS1/2 small garlic cloveKosher salt1 large tomato, chopped1/2 small onion, sliced2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil2-3 fresh hop flowers (not pellets) or…
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Coriander Salmon

YIELD:4 servings 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander 4 salmon fillets (6 ounces each) 2 teaspoons olive oil 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 teaspoons lime juice 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce In a small dish, combine the salt, pepper and coriander. Sprinkle over salmon. In a nonstick skillet, cook…
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Crispy Coriander Potatoes

1 teaspoon ground coriander 1/2 teaspoon turmeric 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro Squeeze fresh lime or lemon, optional Throw the potatoes in a large pot, cover with room temperature water, and season with salt. Set on a high flame and bring to…
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African Sweet Potato and Peanut Soup

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 large onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 teaspoons fresh ginger root, minced 1 ½ teaspoons ground cumin 1 ½ teaspoons ground coriander ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 pinch ground cloves 3 medium tomatoes, chopped 1 ½ pounds sweet potatoes, peeled & chopped 1 carrot, peeled and chopped 4…
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Al Kabsa – Traditional Saudi Rice and Chicken

Ingredients: Kabsa Spice Mix: ½ teaspoon saffron ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon ¼ teaspoon ground white pepper ¼ teaspoon ground cardamom ½ teaspoon ground allspice ½ teaspoon dried whole lime powder ---------- ¼ cup butter 6 cloves garlic, minced 1 onion, finely chopped 1 (3 pound) whole chicken, cut into 8 pieces ¼ cup tomato puree…
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Chicken Tikka Masala

Ingredients: Spice Mixture: 6 cloves garlic, finely grated 4 teaspoons fresh ginger, finely grated 4 teaspoons ground turmeric 2 teaspoons garam masala 2 teaspoons ground coriander 2 teaspoons ground cumin ---------- 1 ½ cups whole milk yogurt (not Greek) 1 tablespoon kosher salt 2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breasts, halved lengthwise ---------- 3 tablespoons ghee…
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Cilantro Edamame Hummus

Ingredients: 1 (12-ounce) package frozen shelled edamame (green soybeans) 2 cloves garlic ½ cup tahini ½ cup water ½ cup packed cilantro leaves ¼ cup lemon juice 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon kosher salt ¾ teaspoon ground cumin 1/8  teaspoon cayenne pepper Directions: Place edamame in a large pot and cover with…
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