Recipes

Roasting Garlic Scapes

Roasting garlic scapes in the oven or on a grill can be one of the best early summer foods you’ve ever eaten. Here is one recipe but don’t be afraid to experiment!! Roasted Garlic Scapes Ingredients: 2-3 tablespoons of olive oil 1 large bunch of garlic scapes (about 1 pound or so) 1 tablespoon of Read more…

Cheesy Chorizo Grits — you won’t find better comfort food

Cheesy Chorizo Grits- serves 4: Ingredients: 1 cup grits- you can use regular or quick grits– I prefer regular- follow cooking directions 4 oz of chorizo sausage (out of its casing) 2/3 cup diced red pepper 1 cup diced onion 2 Tbs of the scape/cilantro mix (see other Plum Creek Garlic post) 1 cup SHARP Read more…

Lemon/Lime Scape and Cilantro Dressing

Lemon/Lime Scape and Cilantro Dressing: Juice of 1 lemon and 1 lime (about 6 Tbs) 1 Tbs of the scape mixture (you can add more if you want a more intense flavor) 1 ½ tsp sugar 1 ½ tsp sea salt 4 Tbs extra virgin olive oil Pinch of ground coriander Combine and shake- Cyd Read more…

Easy Scape and Cilantro Pesto Recipe

Scape and Cilantro Pesto: 12 scapes chopped and 4 Tbs cilantro leaves plus a drizzle of olive oil Combine ingredients into the food processor until the mixture is fairly smooth- add oil as needed Cyd made this for our Scape party in June 2015

Tapenade made with Scapes — Delicious!

The key is to chop the scapes and drizzle in olive oil and make the scape olive oil mixture- using your food processor or blender. Then you use the kinds of olives you like- more or less based on which flavors you like better. 1 can pitted black olives- drained 1/2 a jar pitted Kalmata Read more…

Creamy Garlic Salad Dressing

This delicious dressing recipe was provided by Plum Creek Garlic customer Donna Anderson.  Thanks Donna! ½ c. light mayonnaise 1 c.  fat free sour cream 1/3 c. milk 1 tsp. sugar 2 cloves garlic, minced very fine 2 green onions (green top only) finely chopped 1/2 tsp salt 1/8 tsp pepper Whisk mayo, sour cream, Read more…

Plum Creek Lemon and Scapes Salad Dressing

If you like garlic, you will love this dressing! Recipe by Cyd Reuter Ingredients: 2 – 3 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 1 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice 1 tablespoon pureed scapes 1/2 tsp. finely grated lemon zest (optional) 1/2 tsp. salt 1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper 1/4 tsp. dry mustard Directions: Whisk all ingredients together Read more…

Plum Creek Chicken White Bean Chili

This was delicious at our June 2012 Scape picking party! Recipe by Cyd Reuter Ingredients 2 roasted poblano peppers, peeled and chopped 3 medium onions 1 yellow bell pepper 1 red bell pepper 3 tablespoons olive oil 5 scapes , chopped 1 teaspoon chili powder 2 chipotle chilies diced 1 roasted chicken pulled 15 tomatillos Read more…

Plum Creek Cream Cheese and Scapes Spread

We had this at our Scape picking party in June.  This is truly delicious if you have never tried it! Recipe by Cyd Reuter Ingredients 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened 2 tablespoons Pureed Scapes   Note to puree scapes:  chop 5 scapes and put them in the food processor-  drizzle a little olive Read more…

Roasting Fresh Tomatoes and Garlic Recipe (for freezing)

Here’s the recipe for roasted tomatoes for freezing from Byerly’s free cookbook.   12 tomatoes 20 cloves of garlic (you know I LOVE that!) 5 large thyme sprigs 1/4 c Extra Virgin Olive Oil Salt Pepper (I add chopped onions – also yummy)   You’ll need a large pot of boiling water, and a large Read more…

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