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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 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 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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Simply Fresh by Julie Wern

Featured Item—Sweet Green Peppers Sweet green peppers tend to get the shaft.They are often considered to play second fiddle to their older siblings, the bright red peppers that are the quintessential summer vegetable.But green peppers are a wonderful vegetable in their own right.In fact, green peppers are an essential ingredient in the “Holy Trinity” of …

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