Valarie Russell on May 15th, 2019

Asparagus makes a striking topping on this easy-to-assemble tart. Kenny absolutely loves this; I have made it three times for him this asparagus season. 1 sheet frozen puff pastry (10×15 inches), thawed ¼ cup sour cream 2 Roma tomatoes, sliced thin 1lb. asparagus, cleaned and trimmed 2 cloves garlic, diced or grated ½ small onion, sliced thin […]

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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 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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Valarie Russell on March 15th, 2016

Our  “Meatless Mondays” continue, this week was roasted Brussel sprouts. This was plenty for me but, Kenny opted to add a baked potato with his meal.  The Brussel sprouts were amazing. 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 cup onion, thin sliced ¼ teaspoon Black Pepper, Coarse Ground 1 pound Brussels sprouts, trimmed […]

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Valarie Russell on June 2nd, 2015

When I saw this recipe, I knew I needed to give it a whirl. Another strawberry recipe? OK! And, since tomatoes are not in their prime yet, I could settle for a sweeter version of the traditional Italian finger food. The instructions seemed straightforward, the ingredients fresh and healthy, and the flavors seemed like they […]

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Valarie Russell on July 29th, 2013

This past weekend those of you who got a “Basket of the Week” received an unusual veggie, a red cabbage.  In case you don’t know what to do with it… here is great easy recipe my grandmother used to make. Hope you enjoy it as much as we do.   2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil […]

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Valarie Russell on July 8th, 2013

We are currently inundated with beets, Kenny and his brother Bobby got a little carried away this year planting them. I guess they really like water too, therefore, we have bushels of them ready to harvest. I need to find some interesting ways to use them; as many of you may know or have noticed…one of […]

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Valarie Russell on June 12th, 2013

Something to think about making with your fresh strawberries… since the strawberry season has been in full swing I have been busy making fresh ice cream and shortcake for the grandkids, pies for Kenny and  jam for the market.  I decided to freeze some for the winter and thought about making some sorbet for myself. This […]

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Valarie Russell on February 26th, 2013

Strawberry Balsamic Jam While rummaging through some old cookbooks this week I ran  across several unusual jelly and jam recipes.  I decided to try experimenting with some today and this is what I came up with. When mom and I were in Italy a few years ago  I picked up this wonderful bottle of Balsamic Vinegar. This with our berries from […]

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Valarie Russell on August 27th, 2012

It’s fall/winter squash time… and the buttercup squash is one of my new favorite squashes. I has lots of “meat” , a smaller seed cavity and very tasty.  It can be used either savory like this recipe or sweet like for making pies. By now most of you know how much I live Balsamic vinegar […]

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