Tomato and Summer Squash Skillet

This recipe is an old family favorite when tomatoes and summer squash are coming in an over abundance from the garden. I am always comforted by the simple flavor and beautiful colors. Ingredients: · 3 small summer squash/zucchini, sliced · 3 medium tomatoes, sliced · 2 cloves garlic, minced · 3 tablespoons oil · Salt and black pepper · Grated cheese…

Zucchini Bread Pancakes

Deliciously fluffy whole wheat pancakes. These are wonderful with butter and maple syrup… and maybe a fresh sprinkling of in season blue berries! I recommend doubling or tripling this recipe as it only makes 8 pancakes. Remember that any summer squash can always be used interchangeably with zucchini, especially if you would prefer your pancakes…

Kale, Potato and Fennel Hash

I always enjoy receiving new recipes. A share member recently gave us this recipe, and we loved the delicious medley of flavors in this simple summer dish! Ingredients: · 1 large bunch kale, stems removes and leaves torn into bite-sized pieces · 3/4 pound fingerling potatoes, cut into 1/2 “ pieces · 1 large fennel bulb, chopped · 3…

Beet Burgers

This recipe is a family favorite, and we hope it will soon be yours as well! Usually near the end of the season, we make a huge recipe (10x!), form it into patties and freeze them. Wash well, peel and grate to equal: · 2 C grated beets · 2 C grated carrots Peel and chop 1…

Summer Bean Salad

Ingredients: · 3 cups cooked Garbanzo beans · 1 can corn · 3 carrots, grated · 1 small kohlrabi, peeled and grated · 1 cup snap peas, sliced · 1/2 cup kalamata olives · 3 garlic scapes, thinly sliced · 1/4 cup kalamata brine · Juice of 1 lemon · 1 Tbs olive oil · Matouks hot sauce, to taste · Garlic Chili oil, to taste · Fresh…

Garlic Scape Hummus

Homemade hummus is easy, delicious and kid-friendly recipe. There are many different flavors to try make, but we enjoy the flavor (and fun light green color) of hummus made with garlic scapes. Ingredients: · 1 1/2 cups cooked chickpeas · 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice · 1/4 cup well-stirred tahini (you can substitute peanut butter) · 1 garlic scape,…

Thunder Cake

Thunder storms are now an exciting, anticipate phenomenon in our home, thanks to the lovely book by Patricia Polacco, Thunder Cake. Ingredients: 1 cup shortening (we use butter) 1 3⁄4 cups sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 3 eggs, separated 1 cup cold water 1⁄3 cup tomato puree 2 1⁄2 cups cake flour 1⁄2 cup cocoa powder…

Rhubarb Custard Pie

I am not a pie expert, and have made less pies than I have fingers, but when an old-time Vermonter told me the ‘very best rhubarb pie’ was a Rhubarb Custard Pie, I had to try it out. I must agree… it is a winner! Make pastry for two-crust pie of desired size. I used…

Strawberry Lemonade Bars

This recipe is a fun twist on traditional Lemon Bars. We love the striking color and delicious flavor! Summer and Strawberries… it doesn’t get much better! For the crust:1/2 cup butter, room temperature1/4 cup sugar1 1/2 cups flour1/4 teaspoon salt For the filling:1 cup fresh lemon juice2-3 teaspoons lemon zest3/4 cup chopped strawberries1 1/4 cups…

Hot or Cold Creamy Lettuce Soup

A farm member shared this recipe with us. It is a wonderful way to use the bounty of fresh lettuce this time of year, and is lovely either hot or cold. Ingredients:• 2 tablespoons butter• 1 medium onion, diced• 4 medium cloves garlic, sliced• 2 cups chicken or vegetable stock• 8 ounces lettuce, leaves torn…

Peanut Butter Popcorn

Peanut butter is a favorite in our home. And this peanut butter popcorn has proven to be a ‘go-to’ family recipe! How to make peanut butter popcorn: Have warm in oven: 2 quarts popped popcorn Cook to rolling boil:                  1/2 Cup sugar                  1/2 Cup honey Remove from heat and add:                  1/2 Cup…

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…