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Fava Beans with Onion & Mint

Adapted from Gourmet Magazine & Epicurious INGREDIENTS 3 cups peeled shelled* fresh fava beans (2 1/2 pounds in pod) (fresh ones may not need to be peeled) 1 teaspoon plus 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided 2 medium onions or scallions, chopped Fine sea salt Generous handful of mint, roughly chopped (about 1/2 cup) PREPARATION Cook […]

July on the Farm

These days are packed with activity…blurring the hot, steamy, cool, crisp, rainy, sunny & cloudy days all together often.  Figuring out how to get to much of what is on the to-do list and which things to let be aspirational till next year.  Here is a few things happening at the farm…at least some of […]

DIY: Dried Herbs

Drying herbs is just about as easy as it gets.  You could honestly let most culinary herbs sit on your counter for a week, crumble them into a jar, and kiss McCormick goodbye.  For those intent on preserving every last subtle flavor of their favorite culinary herbs, most pros recommend hanging herbs in a dry, […]

Roast Leg of Goat with Lemon and Herbs

From Living with Goats With the weather going up and down a nice slow roasted leg of goat sounds great!  And leftovers could go into tacos if it gets too warm. Ingredients 1 leg of goat (3-4 lbs) 6 cloves of garlic 1/3 cup olive oil or other fat coarse salt & ground pepper 1/4 cup […]

Pick Your Own Herbs & Enjoy

This week we open the pick-your-own herb garden!  Most of the garden is on the near side (West side) of the main garden,  just follow the signs past the pond.   The herbs & edible flowers currently ready include Anise (licorice flavor), Chamomile, Lovage (celery flavor), Mint, Oregano, Thyme, Summer Savory (mix of rosemary & […]

Pick Your Own Herbs

This week is the grand opening of our new pick-your-own herb garden! The garden is on the far side of the hoop houses – just follow the signs. We are kicking off with a mini-class on Cooking with Fresh Herbs at 5:15 this Thursday, August 1st. The herbs this week include Parsley, Anise, Dill, Summer Savory, and Sage. […]

Cooking with Fresh Herbs – August 1st

Join us Thursday, August 1st at 5:15 pm for a demonstration and samples of what you can do with fresh herbs!  Add some salads, sauces and stocks to your repertoire and learn about some versatile herb basics and items you can store away for the winter. There will be an introduction and tour of the […]

Oregano Pesto

From Ingredients 1 cup of fresh oregano 1/2 cup of parmesan cheese 1 large garlic clove 1/2 cup of almonds 1/3 cup of olive oil salt and pepper Instructions Combine the oregano, cheese, garlic, almonds and salt and pepper in a food processor, until the mixure resembles a coarse meel. Slowly stream in olive […]