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 […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
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 […]Continue Reading... 4 Comments.
I’ve pulled the last of my vegetables from my garden so that my husband and son can return it to it’s original state—an ice rink. How did this happen so fast? I am finding myself a little sad to see this year’s bounty wane and give way to the cold and dormant season. But I […]Continue Reading... 4 Comments.
Friends, I must appeal to you once more….please send in your favorite CSA recipes. I have only received recipes from two families out of about 500….we desperately need your contributions! If you know the original source of your recipe, please include it. Together, we can make a great Holcomb Farm cookbook and CSA guide. A […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
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.
Let’s face it…summer can get busy, which can make cooking all this fresh produce a challenge sometimes. Lately I have found a wonderful way to liven up simply dressed or prepared CSA produce…using flavored olive oils and vinegars. Supermarkets and specialty stores often carry flavored olive oils and vinegars, such as Meyer lemon or garlic […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
CSA Tip #1—How to use up those carrots Jill Ford, our valued Holcomb Farm Admisitrator, has shared a recipe for Morroccan Carrot Salad that she claims is a must try. Click on the Link and scroll down until you find the recipe entry (Morroccan Carrot Salad) CSA Tip #2—Try quick pickles I published this information […]Continue Reading... 3 Comments.
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