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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Valarie Russell on April 25th, 2017

This is a light and refreshing dish, it could be used as a main course with salad and crusty bread or as a side dish with and meat entrée. Either way it’s a delicious way to use the fresh local asparagus this spring.   1 lb asparagus 1 lb linguine 3 tablespoons butter 3⁄4 cup heavy […]

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Valarie Russell on January 10th, 2017

I  will be under the pavilion this Saturday from 10-12 am at the corner of Market and Bank streets with eggs! This Saturday we will also have greens available…  kale, spinach and baby lettuce.  Let me know what your needs are and I will have your order ready when you arrive. Just a reminder we still have some of our home […]

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Valarie Russell on December 13th, 2016

Repost… I found this recipe in a Better Home and Gardens cookbook… I received an entire set from my sister after graduation in 1976. I started using them soon after, when my son was small I ran across this recipe again and tried it just because of the name.  We made them together and left […]

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Valarie Russell on November 15th, 2016

Well this is my latest creation… caused by accident.  I just came back from Florida and brought with me bunches of fresh oranges, my thoughts were to make marmalade.  Having received the beautiful bottle of Orange Balsamic Vinegar for Christmas last year, I thought I might add a bit to my marmalade.  Well, not thinking […]

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Valarie Russell on November 8th, 2016

Any fresh vegetable combination will work; these are just my picks. I hope you enjoy as much as we do. I use Primo Oil’s 18-year Balsamic vinegar, it’s amazing.   2 red bell peppers, cut into 1 1/2-inch-thick pieces  Butternut squash, cut into 1 1/2 -inch pieces 1 head cauliflower, cut into 1 1/12-inch pieces 1 […]

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