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Simply Fresh–Week 9–Cherry Tomatoes, Eggplant, and Green Peppers

  Perhaps my favorite item each year at the farm is the candy-like cherry tomatoes we get to pick on our own.  I thought I would highlight them this week, as well as offer a few recipes containing eggplant and green peppers, as they are still plentiful and likely to be in each day’s distribution …

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Simply Fresh–Week 8–Eggplant, Potatoes, Swiss Chard

I love mid summer at the farm.  This week I will focus mainly on one of my all time mid-summer favorites, Eggplant, but will also include recipes for potatoes and Swiss Chard (and even Shishito peppers) Featured Item—Eggplant Eggplant is one of those vegetables that take a bit of effort to get behind, but once …

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Simply Fresh–Week 15–This and That

There was such an abundance of wonderful late summer produce at the farm yesterday I literally couldn’t choose what to focus on.  So I decided to share some new and some old recipes for several of these wonderful veggies coming our way, including lemongrass, radishes, bok choy, green peppers, tomatillos, raspberries, husk cherries, eggplant, cilantro, …

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Simply Fresh–Week 10–A Food Week in the Life of a CSA Blogger

Every CSA season we seem to encounter those weeks, typically in mid august, where the offerings in the CSA don’t change that much, and some items seem to have been around forever, like cucumbers, zucchini, and eggplant. At these times I typically take a different tactic than highlighting one particular vegetable (partly because I have …

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Simply Fresh by Julie Wern–Week 10

Featured Item—Heirloom Tomatoes There is much more to tomatoes than your typical red beefsteak. Don’t get me wrong; I love the common vine ripened, red, juicy beefstakes. But the heirloom varieties that are coming out this year are truly special. They are often whimsically shaped, boldly colored from mahogany/black to creamy ivory, and are filled …

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Simply Fresh by Julie Wern–Week 8

Featured Items–Shishito and Padron Peppers According to Farmer Joe, we will be receiving a variety of peppers throughout the season and folks may get different offerings on different distribution days so I though I would highlight two less familiar varieties–Shishito and Padron. Peppers and chiles are typically differentiated by their level of heat. Chiles are …

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