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…

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 •…