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Bring on the Fall Colors

                    Fall is officially here as is fall foliage.  Our favorite part of the foliage season is when the vibrant reds, yellows and oranges are amidst a backdrop of deep greens.  We have gotten to experience this beyond the trees this week, the same color schemes […]

Mexican Slaw

Late summer just asks for tacos.  This colorful slaw has been a big hit at Taco Nights! It makes full use of the abundance and diversity of late summer veggies. Ingredients 10 medium carrots, shredded 1 large cucumber, julienne 1 summer squash, julienne 1 red pepper, julienne 1 green pepper, julienne 1 jalapeno pepper, minced […]

Roasted Mediterranean Vegetables

Thanks to Donna Farley for this one, a great option for enjoying the last of the summer veggies! This recipe is based on a recipe in Delia Smith’s Summer Collection (translated into American!) Ingredients – rough guide! I use more of whatever is abundant or what I am craving, and I don’t always use fennel […]

Roasted Green Chili Sauce

This is one of our favorite sauces…sort of hot sauce, but not so hot, and wonderful on tacos, enchiladas, eggs..well most things truly.  Lots of variations available, but this one adapted from NY Times hits the spot. 2 tablespoons lard, bacon fat or other leftover animal fat or butter 1 small onion, finely diced Kosher salt […]

Oh thy beautiful Peppers!

                  The peppers have been loving these sunny days and now nearly all varieties are ripe. To help you navigate pepper world, here is a guide to this year’s pepper varieties.  Enjoy their beauty and taste…while they last!   Sweet Bell Peppers:           […]

Summer’s Last Hurrah Panzanella

from Smitten Kitchen Ingredients 3 tablespoons good olive oil 1 small French bread or boule, cut into 1-inch cubes (6 cups) 1 teaspoon kosher salt 2 large ripe tomatoes, cut into 1-inch cubes 1  cucumber, unpeeled, seeded, and sliced 1/2 inch thick 2 bell peppers, seeded and cut into 1-inch cubes 1/2 onion, cut in […]

Chicken Tortilla Soup

All the beautiful summer vegetables against a backdrop of cold nights makes this the perfect time for soup! This is a flexible soup that can make use of all kinds of veggies (summer squash and greens work great), allowing for easy variety. You can also add more peppers, chili powder, or hot sauce if you […]

Peppers, Peppers, Peppers

It’s pepper season and boy are we growing a lot of peppers! To help you navigate pepper world, here is a guide to this year’s pepper varieties. Bell Peppers:       (from left to right) Flavorburst Yellow – A sweet lime green to yellow pepper, medium-sized, 3-lobed and slightly elongated. King of the North […]

Roasted Green Chili Peppers

One of Laura’s favorite peppers are Anaheims. They are a Southwestern-style traditional Anaheim chili pepper. Usually harvested green and used for stuffing, grilling, roasting, or processing. Peppers average 8″ long and have a thick, crisp flesh with mild heat and excellent flavor.  Liva introduced us to them when we wanted to expand our varieties.  We […]