• Roasted Squash

    Butternut squash is so good on its own, that barely any seasoning is needed. This recipe is so simple and easy. Ingredients:     1 1/2 pounds green and yellow squash, sliced 3/8 inch thick     2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil     2 tablespoons coarsely chopped summer savory, plus sprigs for garnish     Salt and freshly ground pepper Directions: Heat oven to 500 degrees. Place a shallow baking pan...
  • Carrot Parsnip & Ginger Soup

    If there’s two root vegetables that get me excited on a cold winter night it’s carrots and parsnips. These particular roots taste even better after they’ve experienced a hard frost (which results in them converting their natural starches into sugar). We dug these veggies late last fall after we got a few hard frosts and I’m so happy we waited because they are delicious....
  • Kohlrabi & Carrot Slaw With Smoked Tuna

    This crunchy and smokey slaw has been on repeat at the farm this past week for quick lunches with the crew. This slaw is perfect for a light meal on its own or even better when added to a piece of sourdough toast for a little crostini action. It’s absolutely delicious and a breeze to whip up. If you can’t find smoked albacore tuna...
  • Carrot Ginger Bisque

    It’s officially soup season here at the farm and I realized it’s been far too long since we’ve made a simple carrot ginger soup. I’ve made a lot of versions of this “recipe” in the past with coconut milk or cashew cream. However, this version is made creamy and rich with the addition of real dairy cream which lends the perfect texture along with...
  • Parsnip & Carrot Ginger Soup

    I love the simplicity of this soup. It has very few ingredients but is so darn flavorful. It’s a great winter soup for keeping your immune system strong with a healthy dose of ginger and nourishing root veggies. It’s great served with a big hunk of sourdough bread for dunking and a simple salad. Ingredients:     2 Tablespoons cooking fat (butter, ghee, bacon fat, or...
  • Carrot & Beet Morning Glory Muffins With Honey & Hazelnuts

    These muffins are often considered “kitchen sink” muffins meaning that you can pretty much throw in any shredded vegetable, nut, seed or dried fruit that you have on hand. I hope you all enjoy these muffins as much as we do! Happy baking everyone. Ingredients:     1/2 cup hazelnut oil (can sub with grapeseed oil, walnut oil, light olive oil or melted coconut oil)     1/2...
  • Broccoli, Garlic & Spinach Soup

    This soup will not win any beauty contests, but who cares? It’s delicious! There’s a good amount of garlic and onion to spice things up and with a large handful of cilantro and a squeeze of fresh lemon juice at the end this soups wakes up your tastes buds in the most delightful way. Pair it with some toasted sourdough bread and a side...
  • Simple Beets With Braised Beet Greens Puree

    Sometimes the simplest of recipes turns into the best. And this recipe is one of them. You’re going to have to lean into this one with me folks. I’m not doing anything fancy here. In fact I’m probably preparing my beets in a way that most of you are horrified with. I’m boiling them! But don’t let memories of scraggly old and overcooked beets...
  • Simple Stewed Zucchini & Onions

    Stewed zucchini for the Local Thirty might just be the easiest, most flavorful side dish of the season. One of the lessons I’m learning throughout this challenge of eating from a 200 mile radius of my home is that it’s really simplifying my cooking and I think that’s a good thing! I tend to go overboard with seasonings and sauces and I think stepping...
  • Stuffed Banana Peppers

    This is an awesome recipe for banana peppers stuffed with an Italian sausage mixture and baked in a delicious tomato sauce. Ingredients:     8 banana peppers     2 tablespoons butter     ½ cup chopped onion     ½ cup chopped celery     1 (28 ounce) can crushed tomatoes     1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce     2 cloves garlic, minced     1 teaspoon dried basil     1 teaspoon dried oregano     2 ½ teaspoons salt, divided...
  • Roasted Poblano Soup

    A recipe for earthy poblano peppers, roasted and peeled, simmered with onion, celery, carrots and spinach with the perfect seasoning blend, then pureed for a wonderfully creamy soup. Break out the bowls! Ingredients:     1 pound poblano peppers about 8-10 poblano peppers     1 tablespoon olive oil     1 medium onion chopped (white or yellow)     1 medium carrot peeled and chopped     1 stalk celery chopped     3 cloves...
  • Spinach, Cheese And Chili Stuffed Flank Steak Recipe

    This stuffed flank steak recipe is packed with loads of spinach, melty cheese and a mix of peppers for a nice level of spice. Stuff, sear, bake! Easy! Perfect for the holiday table or an anytime meal. Ingredients:     2 pound flank steak     2 tablespoons Cajun seasonings     Salt and pepper to taste     2 yellow bell peppers cored and sliced     6 serrano peppers sliced     1 small...
  • Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

    A recipe for spicy chicken meatballs made with jalapeno peppers and serrano peppers (optional!), served with classic Buffalo sauce, then topped with blue cheese crumbles. Pure Madness style. Ingredients:     1 tablespoon olive oil     1 celery stalk chopped     1 small onion chopped     1 jalapeno pepper chopped     1 serrano pepper chopped (optional)     3 cloves garlic chopped     1 teaspoon taco seasonings Cajun is GREAT here as well...
  • Jollof Risotto With Suya-Spiced Shrimp

    Spice up your life with a delicious Jollof Risotto recipe in honor of Black History Month. Ingredients: Stew     1 lb roma tomato (455 g), chopped     ½ medium red onion, chopped     1 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped     1 habanero pepper     1 bay leaf     ¼ cup vegetable oil (60 mL)     1 teaspoon dried thyme     1 teaspoon curry powder     2 meggi seasoning cubes Risotto     2 tablespoons...
  • Beet, Lentil & Kale Salad With Tahini Dressing

    It’s another week full of delicious veggies here at the farm! I’m so excited to share this recipe because it uses a lot of the produce that’s heading to our member’s shares this week. It’s also a great recipe to whip up this season because many of you will be able to find these ingredients readily available at your local farmers markets for many...
  • Pumpkin Pot Pie With Sausage & Kale

    In the spirit of fall and everything pumpkin around here, I whipped up this tasty little pot pie. I loved using fresh pie pumpkins and ground pork instead of the traditional chicken, carrots, and peas. This recipe was a home-run and I cannot wait to make it again for family around the holidays. It’s easy to prepare (even the crust is a breeze to...
  • Cauliflower Lettuce Salad

    Simple salad that makes a perfect side dish or it could be enjoyed as a light lunch or dinner. Easy to scale for the number of servings you require. Ingredients: 1 head lettuce  2/3 head cauliflower (chopped fine) 1 pound bacon (fried and crumbled) 6 tablespoons Parmesan cheese dressing 1/2 cup mayonnaise (and Miracle Whip, 1/2 cup EACH) 1/4 cup sugar Directions: Toss lettuce,...
  • Bacon, Lettuce And Tomato Wraps

    These Wraps feature crisp bacon, juicy tomatoes, shredded lettuce, and a special sauce that make these standout! You will love them for lunch, a snack, or even an appetizer! Ingredients: 1 1/2 pounds peppered bacon (thick-sliced) 6 flour tortillas (10-inch) 6 tablespoons mayonnaise (OR salad dressing) 10 ounces iceberg lettuce (shredded) 3 tomatoes (large, seeded and chopped) Directions: Place bacon slices side by side...
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