Pumpkin Yeast Bread

This recipe is a variation of a family recipe I received from my mother. I’ve simplified the recipe from a sweet dessert bread to more of a versatile ‘every-day’ kind of recipe. I love the color pumpkin and egg gives to the bread and why not enjoy it more than just on special occasions! I…

Garlic-Rosemary Smashed Potatoes

Smashed potatoes are a fun cross between a boiled, baked and fried potato! We thought using our Purple Viking potatoes (purple skin and white flesh) created a beautiful contrast of colors – and of course delicious flavors! Ingredients 1 pound baby potatoes, whole 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon…

Caramelized Onion and Fennel

Slow cooked = the sweetest way to enjoy fennel and onions! Serve alone as a side to chicken or seafood, or on crackers or thinly sliced toasted baguette for a crostini. You can also use it as a filling for a rustic tart. Ingredients 2 large onions, halved then sliced lengthwise (root to tip) in…

Moroccan Kebabs with Vegetables and Turkey

An easy grilled meal from the garden. You can omit the turkey, and add other vegetables such as eggplant and zucchini. Delicious and savory! Ingredients: • 8 wooden or metal kebab skewers • 4 large cloves garlic, minced • 3 Tbsp. olive oil • 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice • 1 tsp. ground coriander •…

Cucumber, Celery, and Gin Sorbet

Sweet, refreshing, herbal – it’s summer on a spoon! Ingredients 2/3 cup sugar 2/3 cup water 1/2 cup packed fresh celery leaves 2 large English cucumbers, peeled, seeded, and chopped (about 3 cups) 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice (from 1 lemon) 2 tablespoons floral gin, such as Hendrick’s Directions Bring sugar and water to a…

Roasted Cauliflower

Sometimes simple is best! Roasted cauliflower, tossed with oil and a splash of lemon juice and freshly grated Parmesan cheese. Simple and delicious! Ingredients 1 head of cauliflower 2-3 cloves of garlic, peeled and coarsely minced Lemon juice from half a lemon Olive oil Coarse salt and freshly ground black pepper Parmesan cheese Method 1…

Miso Charred Turnips and Eggplant

This recipe is a fusion of two. The miso/honey glaze is  a delicious way to enjoy softly grilled turnips and eggplant. I think they make a great pair! Follow links at the bottom of the page to see the original recipes. Ingredients: 2 eggplants 2 turnips 1 tbsp of runny honey 1 tbsp of miso…

Lemony Ricotta Summer Squash Galette

This fresh, cool galette made a big splash among our volunteers last week. They loved it and we hope you do, too! I’m usually not a fan of pre-made crust, but sometimes ease is the way to go. Feel free to substitute one of your own homemade crusts. If you have a great pie crust…

Strawberry Lime Vinaigrette

This recipe is originally for two people, but it is easily expanded to make a larger amount, and it stores well in the fridge. If you don’t have fresh strawberries available, use strawberry preserves or jam. Ingredients: • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil • 2 teaspoons fresh strawberries, lightly smashed with a fork •…

Laap – Lao Grilled Meat Salad

Laap – A staple dish in Lao PDR and a favorite in our home. Directions: 1. Marinate your choice cut of meat in 4 cloves chopped garlic, chopped ginger, rice vinegar, sesame oil and maple syrup. Marinate for 6 hours or overnight. 2. Roast one head garlic and one hot pepper (optional). 3. Place 1-2…

Shaved Rhubarb and Radish Salad

A little hesitant to try rhubarb without drowning it in sugar? You will be pleasantly surprised at how good it is! This salad seems a perfect balance of sweet, sour and a little bit of spice. Ingredients: • 2 tsp apple cider vinegar • 2 tsp honey • 1 Tbsp plus 1 tsp olive oil…

Chicken Harvest 2019

Our first chicken harvest of 2019 was a hit! We are excited this year to offer our chickens in shrink bags which makes them last longer in the freezer, look uniform and was a ton easier to package! Our average of 5.3lbs a bird is also perfect for roasting.