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Dearborn Dirt April 1st – April 7th

Dearborn Dirt Dirt! April 1st – April 7th      Garden Center News & Specials Planting your Spring Garden….Finally! Now that the days are becoming slightly longer, it’s time to dig into the dirt and start planning the eternally anticipated Spring garden. Perennials offer a wide range of diversity, from the amount of sunlight they prefer […]

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Dearborn Dirt March 18th – March 24th

Dearborn Dirt Dirt! March 18th – March 24th   Garden Center News & Specials Gardens bursting with bright color are a welcome sight each spring. As early-blooming perennials and bulbs begin to sprout out of the ground and colorful annuals become available, the landscape starts to come alive once again. Pots and containers are also a […]

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Dearborn Dirt March 11th – March 17th

Dearborn Dirt Dirt! March 11th – March 17th   Garden Center News & Specials Tillandsia There are more than 650 types of air plants (Tillandsia) that can grow—and thrive—without soil. This plant is almost un-killable, so it’s perfect for gardeners who tend to have a “black thumb.” Air plants grow without dirt and come in all […]

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Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars

Ingredients • 1 – package (17.5 oz.) oatmeal cookie mix • ½ cup butter • 2 – 8 oz. cream cheese, room temp • 1 ¾ cup sugar • 3 eggs • 1 – 15oz. can pumpkin • 1 tsp. vanilla extract • ½ tsp. pumpkin pie spice • ¼ tsp. salt • 1 cup […]

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Baked Apples Recipe

Prep time: 15 minutes; Cook time: 35 minutes Makes 4 servings Ingredients: 4 large baking apples (try our NY State Jonagold apples!) 1/4 cup brown sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 cup chopped pecans (optional) 1/4 cup currants or chopped raisins 1 Tbsp butter 3/4 cup boiling water Directions: Preheat oven to 375°F. Rinse and dry […]

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Vegetable Slaw

Ingredients 1 – Red Bell Pepper 1 – Yellow Bell Pepper 1 – Green Bell pepper 2 – Zucchini 2 – Yellow Squash 1 – Red Onion 2 – Carrots Dressing 1/2 cup – Oil 1/4 Red Vinegar 1/4 Lemon Juice 1/4 tsp. Salt/Pepper 1/8 – Dried Oregano 1/8 – Dried Parsley 1/2 tsp. – […]

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Cucumber, Tomato & Mozzarella Salad

Cucumber, Tomato & Mozzarella Salad (Serves 6) Ingredients 1Lb. of Fresh Ciliegine Mozzarella Balls 3 Whole Ripe Tomatoes, Cut into a Large Dice 3 Cucumbers, Scored, Cut in ½ Length Wise and Seeds Removed ½ Red Onion, Peeled and Sliced into ¼” Thick Pieces 1 Cup Blended Canola Oil ½ Cup Red Vinegar 1 Tsp. […]

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Greek Orzo Salad

Greek Orzo Salad (Serves 6) Ingredients 1 Lb. Orzo, not Cooked 1 Cup Chopped Fine, Sundried Tomatoes 1 Cup Sliced Pitted Kalamata Olives ½ Lb. Crumbled Feta Cheese ¼ Cup Chopped Fresh Parsley ¼ Cup Chopped Fresh Basil ¼ Tsp. Peppet ½ Tsp. Salt 1 Cup Olive Oil Directions Cook Orzo according to package, approximately […]

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Pâte Sucrée

Ingredients for a 1-9 inch tart • 8 oz. flour • 4 oz. butter, very cold • 2 oz. sugar • 1 tsp. salt. • 1 egg mixed with 1 Tbsp. of cold water • Ice water, if needed Preparation: In the bowl of a mixer, combine flour and salt. Cut the cold butter into […]

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Peach Frangipane Tart

Pastry Dough • 4 cups flour • ½ c. sugar • 8 oz. butter, cubed • pinch of salt • 3 eggs • ¼ c. cold water Almond Cream 1 c. butter (2 sticks)    • 1 c. sugar • 1 c. almond flour    • 4 eggs pinch of salt    • 1 tbsp. almond extract • […]

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