What a better CSA based dish to bring to a Fourth of July party than a salad! With the produce items we will be receiving this week, there should be plenty of salad ingredients for a wide range of types of salads. Here are some of my new and old favorites. In the meantime, some of […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on CSA Fourth of July Salads!!
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.
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.
Hope you enjoyed your first week of produce from the CSA. This week we will be enjoying red Russian Kale, some more Napa cabbage and scallions, and some tender greens. I would recommend that everyone read my past post that discusses using up tender greens before they go bad (since they are less hardy than […]Continue Reading... 3 Comments.
One food experiment I tried this winter is raw fermentation. Fermented foods are growing in popularity due to the belief that they aid in digestion, contain useful probiotics and vitamins, and support the immune system. While the nutritional merits of fermented foods are still being worked out, there is no doubt that they have long […]Continue Reading... 4 Comments.
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