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Pesto Recipe

Pesto recipe - Allrecipes

Pesto recipe – Allrecipes

A Pesto recipe from

Ingredients – fresh basil leaves, garlic cloves, grated Parmesan cheese, olive oil, pine nuts, fresh parsley (optional)

Stuffed Baby Bell Peppers

As the popularity and availability of baby bell peppers have increased, so too have the number of recipes to use them. Here’s one of the many stuffed baby bell pepper recipes out there.


Baby bell sweet peppers
Oregano or Marjoram
Creamy Feta cheese
Extra-virgin olive oil
Pine nuts

Planning the Garden

Raised Garden Bed

Raised Garden Bed

This is the time of year that I’m itching to get outside during any break in the cold weather and snow to get working on the garden. Usually this starts for me in February, but this year has been so cold and so snowy, it took longer to take hold. Now, however, I’m ready to get started, which means figuring out what to plant, how much of it to plant and what I should start growing indoors. Continue reading

Welcome to Burlington Produce

Welcome to Burlington Produce, following the growing of vegetables in hardiness zone 5a. The average last frost dates are between May 11 – 20 and first frost dates are between Oct 1 – 10, Which means we have roughly 5 months of growing season for things like tomatoes, peppers and other frost sensitive plants. Starting plantings indoors or buying plants happens quite a bit in our area.

Until next time, grow on!