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Kale Caesar Salad

Fall kale is the sweetest, post frost, but spring kale is the most tender.  We have even been just chopping the rib/stems up thin and adding them to our kale dishes, whether they are cooked or raw as a salad. Often, we do a vinaigrette with kale (lots of options here), but had a taste […]

Heirloom Tomato Plum Basil Salad

This one’s…mandatory.  It’s…euphoric, delightful, the perfect lip-smackin’, no-lettuce-needed salad for summer. Though on a bed of lettuce or arugula it would be lovely! Some of Mari and Laura’s friends introduced us to this dish with peaches a few years ago, and yowza! are we glad for it, but now having fresh farm plums as well […]

Fennel and Cucumber Salad

I came across this recipe recently and it just looked and sounded so lovely, fresh and crisp!  In the past few years my appreciation of fennel has grown notably and I find it a really great salad addition, whether a veggie salad or a  chicken salad.  I think this might also be great on a […]

Weasel Understands Loving What is Plentiful

“This could be our revolution,” writes Alice Walker, “to love what is plentiful as much as what is scarce.” Walker’s poem We Alone could be useful in light of the fact that due to vacillating temperatures and other factors three successions of head lettuce plantings have matured at the same time! We’ve been grating and […]

Lettuce Cups & Wraps

Inspired by the beautiful heads of lettuce coming in from the field and some delicious Thai Larb salad Chef Lee Duberman made with our pork a few years ago…     Lettuce Wraps or kale if you must! Google it and you get a beautiful set of images of delicious meats, veggies and salads served up in the cup of […]

Carrot Salad

This is Lauren’s favorite way to do carrots.  As simple as it gets, but somehow a departure in flavor from other carrot recipes that may have you burned out on beta carotene by March. So here’s to changing it up and sticking with these nutrient dense roots! Its a traditional staple for the French (“salade […]