Valarie Russell on September 12th, 2017

This is a favorite of mine, great side dish with any meal. We especially like it with chicken and turkey at Thanksgiving. It’s so good it could be dessert!   2 small acorn squash whole 3/4 cup cranberries ½  tsp orange zest ¼ cup  water 3 tbsp sugar 1/2 cup chopped pecans 2 tbsp brown […]

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Valarie Russell on September 5th, 2017

My latest infatuation is with the sweet flavor and hearty texture of kabocha squash, and when I saw these personal-sized beauties I knew I wanted to  stuff them. But with what? I wanted to match kabocha’s big flavor, so I opted for salty, spiced sausage, creamy ricotta and earthy sage. Add in red onion for […]

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Valarie Russell on August 29th, 2017

Also known as Bohemian squash or sweet potato squash, delicata has a rich yellow flesh and a buttery, sweet-corn like taste. The skin is edible and delicious as well. Low in calories and high in fiber, delicata is a good source of vitamin A. There are so many ways you could flavor this squash. Below […]

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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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