Holcomb Flowers = Happiness Aren’t you just loving your Holcomb flowers? The sunflowers are just so sunny they can’t help but make you smile. Enjoy them while they last! Featured Item—Radishes Radishes are a root vegetable that I didn’t learn to love until I was an adult. Perhaps their peppery bite turned me off. But […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
Having grown up in California, Mexican food is in my blood. I get so excited when the tomatillos ripen because I get to make some favorite dishes that remind me of home like fresh salsas and enchiladas. After my day picking at the farm, I decided to make an easy Mexi-centric meal using up some […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
This is a special edition of Simply Fresh! Next week I am away on vacation and won’t be posting. I hope everyone enjoys their July 4th weekend! I thought I would write up a quick note before I leave about some of the CSA cooking experiences I have had this week in case they might […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Simply Fresh by Julie Wern
CSA Tip—Another idea for mature arugula Last week I discussed ideas for using more mature arugula leaves. I came across an intriguing recipe this week in the new Bon Appetit (October 2013) called arugula salsa verde (http://www.bonappetit.com/recipe/arugula-salsa-verde) It is similar to a pesto, but with a bit more zest. Try it in soups/stews or with […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Simply Fresh by Julie Wern
What a spring this has been. Each time I have come to the farm, it has been pouring rain. Funny, how much you start considering the weather when you are a CSA member. Hope we soon get enough sunshine to balance out all this rain! Featured Item—Radishes Radishes are a root vegetable that I didn’t […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Simply Fresh by Julie Wern
CSA Tip—Eat Up Those Radish Greens This week we have the pleasure of receiving beautiful watermelon radishes in our distribution. What struck me about these radishes was that while the radishes were gorgeous, so were the greens. Good thing, because the greens are edible! Yes, you can really eat radish greens. Some say they are […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Simply Fresh by Julie Wern
The beginning of the CSA season always brings a variety of greens. Many come to us as leafy tops to more familiar vegetables like radishes and carrots. Many people throw out these greens because they either don’t realize they are edible or don’t know how to use them. Here are some edible top greens you […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Simply Fresh by Julie Wern
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