Chinese Noodle Salad

Tokyo Bekana Chinese Cabbage is one of our favorite spring vegetables. Delicious raw or cooked, it add sweet flavor and texture to recipes. I’ve rewritten this Knisely family recipe to also be gluten-free, by using a variety of nuts instead of dry noodles (as pictured). Chop and mix in large salad bowl: 1 head Chinese…

Charred Rhubarb Compote

Another farm share season and another year of delicious food! We hope you enjoy the many tasty recipes to come! Ingredients 1 1⁄2 lb. rhubarb, trimmed and sliced 1⁄4” thick 1 1⁄2 cups sugar 1 vanilla bean, split lengthwise, seeds scraped and reserved 2 tbsp. fresh lemon juice Instructions Heat oven broiler. Arrange rhubarb in…

Inside-out Pumpkin Muffins

Fall is here! Ingredients: Topping 1/2 cup flour 1/4 cup brown sugar (packed), light or dark 1/4 cup old-fashioned rolled oats 1/8 teaspoon salt 4 tablespoons butter, at room temperature Filling 1 cup (8-ounce package) cream cheese, at room temperature 1/4 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract Muffins 1 cup pumpkin or squash purée 2…

Upside Down Sweet Onion Cornbread

Pretty on the plate and tasty on the tongue! You may notice that this recipe is a close repeat of Jalapeno Cornbread, but with the added beauty of cooked onion. Ingredients: 1 cup cornmeal 1 cup all purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup plain yogurt 1/2 cup milk 1 egg…

Roasted Delicata Squash

This is the first time we have grown Delicata squash, but it is definitely a do over! One thing to love about Delicata is it’s thin skin. This makes the fruit easy to cut and prepare. No hacking required! And when thinly sliced and roasted, the skin can be eaten along with the flesh. Some…

How to Cook Spaghetti Squash in the Microwave

This is easiest way I have found to cook spaghetti squash, and one of the reasons we eat it so often. Ingredients 1 spaghetti squash Instructions Pierce spaghetti squash skin in multiple places with a knife. Place in microwave and microwave on medium-high in 5 minute increments. Rotate spaghetti squash every 5 minutes until soft…

Zucchini Latkes with Tatziki Sauce

Surprisingly well paired… fried zucchini latkes (pancakes) and creamy cucumber tatziki! Zucchini and cucumber season are coming to an end, so now is the time to try this out. Ingredients Zucchini Latkes: 2 large zucchini, about 1 pound, shredded 1 small onion, chopped 2 large eggs, beaten 1 cup flour 1 teaspoon salt oil for…

Buffalo Cauliflower with Blue Cheese Sauce

Enjoy a summer favorite… featuring cauliflower instead of wings! I used a home made Kansas City-Style sauce, which is our family favorite, but the original recipe from Food Network recommends using Frank’s. Ingredients Cheese Sauce: 1/3 cup sour cream or yogurt 2 tablespoons crumbled blue cheese 1 tablespoon milk 2 teaspoons mayonnaise Kosher salt and…

Jerk Pork Tenderloin with Swiss Chard

Swiss Chard is delicious simply sautéed… nothing more… nothing less. Here the bright greens are paired with a spicy grilled meat and creamy grits. Enjoy! Ingredients 1 bunch scallions, thickly sliced 2 tablespoons white vinegar 1 piece (2 inches) fresh ginger, chopped 1 clove garlic 2 jalapeno peppers 4 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons fresh…

Fish Tacos with Radish Salad

Wow… what delicious, fresh, summer flavor! Love the broiled tilapia topped with a crunchy radish salad and zingy cilantro-lime sauce! The recipe says to serve in corn tortillas, but I also tried this recipe in fresh, homemade Navajo Fry Bread with summer bean and corn salad as well as the radish salad and salsa verde……

Strawberry Rhubarb Muffins

Rhubarb, a spring tonic for vitamin C and calcium, is an easy and versatile fruit to use. One of the drawbacks is that because it is so tart, most recipes call for more sugar than most other desserts. By combining the stalks with sweeter fruits, like strawberries, the sugar content in recipes can be lowered…

Basic Stir-fry

Remember always start your rice or noodles cooking first, then it will be ready when the stir-fry is done. Make your sauce. Choose a bottled variety for ease or try one of my favorites: Stir ½ C orange juice, ¼ C soy sauce, 2 Tbs honey, 2 Tbs water, 1 Tbs grated ginger, 1 Tbs…