Hey Folks, I’ll be at the CSA barn this Saturday at 12:30 pm conducting a cooking demonstration. Come on by and learn some delicious ways to use spaghetti squash, delicata squash, arugula, potatoes, eggplant, husk cherries and raspberries. Hope to see you there. Featured Item– Delicata Squash Delicata squash is the perfect transition vegetable from […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
Featured Item—Fresh Soybeans (Edamame) When I was young I lived in Japan and experienced a number of great culinary adventures. My favorite experience, by far, was tasting edamame, the fresh boiled soybean dish flaked with pure sea salt—divine. I loved the surprising “pop” of the bean as I squeezed it out of its shell and […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
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 […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
The word from farmer Joe this week is that the distribution is going to be a bit of a mish mash with items likely to be different each distribution day. So rather than focus on specific vegetables this week, I thought I would focus on a technique–Stuffed Vegetables. So many of the items we are […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Simply Fresh–Week 7–Stuffed Vegetables!
It is with heavy heart and full belly that I sign off on the last post of the season. It has been a pleasure writing for the farm once again and I sincerely hope you have found my posts informative and helpful. If you aren’t yet ready to say good-bye, it just so happens that […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Simply Fresh by Julie Wern–Last post–Leeks
CSA Tip–Blanch Your Greens Before They Wilt It is inevitable that at one time or another in the CSA season we are inundated with fresh greens. While this is a great reason to celebrate, it creates a challenge for the cook. Greens tend to wilt and lose nutrients very quickly, usually within 3 days. Thus […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Simply Fresh By Julie Wern–Week 19 Collard Greens
Easing into Fall Fall is upon us yet we will be enjoying the last hurrah of summer with more zucchini, eggplant, peppers, and tomatoes. Tastes of fall will come in the form of late season arugula, kale and Swiss chard and the exciting appearance of pie pumpkins, spaghetti squash, and Brussels sprouts greens. At this […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Simply Fresh #16 by Julie Wern–Vegetable Broth
CSA Tip: How to Pick the Sweetest Husk Cherries Husk cherries, or ground cherries as they are also referred to, have such a unique sweet, musky taste when they are truly ripe. But many of you may not know that the best and ripest husk cherries are harvested not from the plant, but from the […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
Featured Item—Sweet Peppers Sweet peppers are a general term for the variety of peppers that do not include the spicy ingredient Capsaicin.These include bell, cubanelle, wax, banana, pimento, sweet cherry, mild frying peppers, among many others.While the term sweet pepper technically includes mild green peppers, they are more often associated with the brightly colored red, […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Simply Fresh by Julie Wern
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