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, […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Simply Fresh–Week 15–This and That
I am so excited. Compared with past year’s output, this year’s early harvest is plentiful and nicely varied. We even have peas (shelling and snap) and annual herbs (cilantro, dill and parsley) available to pick already. A few notes on some of the items you may see that you may not be too familiar with. […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
Featured Item—Bok Choy A few years back, I was one of those people that ran from anything that ended in choy. But I could not be a bigger fan of this special vegetable than I am now. Bok Choy is a part of the cabbage family originally cultivated in China. Hence it also known as […]Continue Reading... 6 Comments.
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.
It was so wonderful to be back at the farm yesterday! I was delighted to see some new items such as rhubarb and broccoli rabe. A note on the broccoli rabe–the main stems are quite tough. Farmer Joe recommends pulling off the leaves and smaller stems to cook with. I took his advice and blanched […]Continue Reading... 4 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.
I thought this week I would do something a little different….after all, it is fun to change things up a little bit sometimes, right? Instead of highlighting a particular vegetable, I thought I would write up what I am calling “a week in the life of a CSA enthusiast”. I am writing up my week […]Continue Reading... 4 Comments.
I love cooking magazines and cookbooks…I almost need a full time job just to pay for all my subscriptions. I thought it might be fun to share with you some of the interesting ideas I’ve come across recently for items we will be seeing in this week’s distribution. Please let us know if you try […]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
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