Valarie Russell on August 1st, 2017

Summer Squash Salad (or Zucchini Carpaccio) thinly sliced summer squash served with olive oil, lemon juice, mint, Parmesan cheese, and toasted pine nuts. Someone shared this with me and we tried it and liked it as well. I think next time I will try with basil in place of the mint for and Italian flare. […]

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Valarie Russell on July 25th, 2017

Another “Guest Post” this week… One of our regular patrons, Sue, was talking to Kenny at the market this past Saturday and shared this recipe with him. She said it was delicious.  I haven’t made it for him yet, but plan to one night soon. It does sound like something he would really like, especially […]

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Valarie Russell on July 18th, 2017

A new feature this week… “Guest Post”  this is something I have been kicking around a bit and decided to try it out. I thought of asking our customers to send me pictures with recipes of their creations using our produce. So if anyone is interested just let me know or send me your story. […]

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Valarie Russell on July 4th, 2017

If you’ve never tried them, you must, they’re a creamy, sweet, nutty, summertime treat (some even say they taste like artichoke).  It’s kind of a shame to cut them because  the original flying-saucer shape is so fun and unique but truth be told, I was just looking for a quick clean and delicious side dish and […]

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Valarie Russell on July 4th, 2017

I love these cute little summer squash, these could easily be stuffed with a vegetarian mix. Try quinoa or rice, borrowing from a stuffed pepper recipe. One squash makes a very filling dinner.   4 Small Ronde De Nice summer squash 1 pound ground beef 1 cup finely crushed bread crumbs 2 teaspoons unsalted butter […]

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Valarie Russell on June 20th, 2017

This is another great use of all the abundant squash now available. It makes a great side dish for any meal… delicious too.   3 pounds yellow squash, cut into 1-inch cubes 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs 1/2 cup chopped onion 2 eggs 1/2 cup butter, melted 1 tablespoon sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon […]

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Valarie Russell on June 20th, 2017

It’s that time of year again… squash is getting plentiful, here is another quick and easy way to use them up. These are much like kale chips, light and crispy. Kids will gobble them up as soon as you set them out. This is a single serving size, you can do multiple squashes for the […]

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Valarie Russell on June 13th, 2017

This is a long-time family favorite, in fact everyone loved it but no one ever wanted to make it.  It is a simple recipe but takes a while to prep… I promise it’s worth the effort. We have been eating for years and didn’t realize it was a low-carb salad and rich in nutrients. Enjoy! […]

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Valarie Russell on June 13th, 2017

Bacon Pea Salad We have been blessed with an bumper crop of English peas this season… one of my favorite salads takes advantage of this blessing. Hope you enjoy as much as our family does. 1 pound of bacon cooked according to package instructions, drained and crumbled or finely chopped 2 pounds frozen peas thawed in […]

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Valarie Russell on May 9th, 2017

It’s that time of year… fresh asparagus is plentiful; this is a recipe I tried out on Kenny, he approved. I love growing fresh herbs, French tarragon is among my favorites. Although tarragon is not winter hardy around here it grows lovely indoors. Be sure and check out my herb selection at the farmers market and pick yourself up a […]

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