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Smokey Braised Mexican Pumpkin

Pumpkin isn’t just for pies!  If you want to bridge summer and fall cooking with the last of the fresh tomatoes & peppers but adding some lovely pumpkin to your tacos…here you go.  We made this as a vegetarian option for taco night, but I bet with a little pork, perhaps some pork jowl, it’d […]

Braised smokey mexican pumpkin

Cabrito (Goat) Tacos

This was super popular at our first Taco Night and with fresh salsa season coming to an end, we have been having ALL sorts of tacos. Below is the recipe for the Cabrito or Goat Tacos, add to that some of our hot sauce, fresh salsa, spinach, onions and/braised chard..yum!  Perhaps make a whole taco […]

Goat Tacos

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 […]

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Three Tomato Salsa

From Moosewood Restaurant New Classics This is our staple salsa recipe.  Of course these days we just chop any mix of the ingredients below and put them in a bowl, stir and enjoy.  We rarely even add the olive oil, it just doesn’t need it.  But as a guide to get going…ah, enjoy the freshness! […]

Fresh Salsa

Connection, Companionship and Community

That late summer BLT will drip off the corners of our mouths and our yellow, orange, red and purple tomato salads will refract color like a sunset… This week at the farm, Darienne achieved a critical milestone toward these lovely moments. The deeply green, sturdy and tall heirloom tomato plants she seeded on  March 21 […]

tomatoes in with lettuce

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 veggies

Loving thy Heirloom Tomato

We have now started full-on tomato season.  For most people, they are the star of the summer veggies and we all have our favorites. We choose our varieties primarily on taste.  We mostly grow heirlooms for that reason.   We are small, harvest often and can get them beautifully vine ripened and then directly to […]

brandywine and jaune flamme tomatoes

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 […]

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Chili con Carne,Beans & Tomatoes

From Mark Bittman’s How to Cook Everything with some liberties taken. Yes, we combine all of his variations into 1. Ingredients: 1 pound  dried beans (Black or King of the Early!) 1-2 lbs  ground pork or Italian sausage, ground turkey or other farm fresh meat 2 onions, minced Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste […]

Chili, Yum!

Golden Tomato Pizza with Pesto & Kale

Time for a last “summer” pizza! from Cooking Close to Home by Diane Imrie & Richard Jarmusz, a great cookbook for all eating local in Vermont! Pizza Dough (they have a great Maple Whole Wheat dough recipe) 3 Tablespoons Basil Pesto 1 T Olive Oil 1 T chopped Garlic 3 cups roughly chopped Kale 3/4 cup cherry tomatoes, […]

Golden Tomato pizza from cooking close to home