Tag: sustainable

It’s Here! So Worth The Wait: CSA Share #1

It was a perfect summer morning; hot, but not too hot, a cooling breeze blowing at just the right interval to feel refreshing, and gorgeous, bountiful green vegetables waiting for me at Holland Farm on our first pickup day, which had been delayed one week because of slow growth due to unusually cool conditions.

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Open-Faced Turkey Sandwiches

This was a quick, easy dinner pulled together with some of the leftovers from the mid-winter turkey feast. I chopped up some light and dark turkey and simmered it in the pan sauce to warm it all through. I served it over some toasted bakery bread, with a bit of the coleslaw on top to ...

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Mid-Winter Turkey Feast

It’s tradition around here that my mother-in-law cooks Thanksgiving dinner. She loves to do it, and she’s very good at it. It’s always bountiful and delicious. She also sends us home with some leftovers, which we love. But there is nothing like the heady aroma of a turkey roasting in the oven to make the ...

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CSA Share #15, and Gleaning-Endings and Beginnings

The Share, L to R: Potatoes, Butternut Squash, Red Peppers, Eggplant, Pumpkin, Jalapenos, Salad Mix. I love the colors here!

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CSA Share #7-Time to Break Out the Big Pots

L to R: Yellow Squash, Baby Potatoes, Italian Peppers, Zucchini, Cherry Tomatoes, Eggplant, Swiss Chard, Scallions, Lettuce, Tomatoes, Chile Peppers, Kohlrabi, Slicing Cucumbers, Dill, Beans (Green, Purple, Yellow), Pickling Cucumbers.

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CSA #5: We’re Rolling in Veg, and Freezing Blueberries

L to R: tomatoes, lettuce, pickling cucumbers, scallions, swiss chard, parsley, chives, radishes, slicing cucumbers, chile peppers, summer yellow squash, basil, zucchini, rosemary.

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Tap Into Maple Syrup!

Sorry, I couldn’t resist that one. Seriously, there are few natural flavorings out there with the punch and complexity of maple syrup. Understand, I’m talking about real maple syrup made from maple sap from maple trees, not pancake syrup made in a factory with corn and chemical flavorings. They are absolutely not interchangeable in recipes. ...