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Freezing Asparagus for the Winter!

May 09, 2019
You can pickle or can asparagus for the winter, but I am much much too lazy for such things.  I'll freeze asparagus as it takes next to no effort. It's...

Sue's Fiddlehead or Asparagus Pasta

May 09, 2019
You have to love our customers.  They love food and cooking as much as I do, and they SHARE their recipes!! Here is Sue's fiddlehead pasta Sue’s Fiddlehead Pasta 2...

Asparagus Chevre Toast...an easy party pleaser

May 09, 2019
Grill your local asparagus as per my "Asparagus on the BBQ" recipe. Take one sliced ciabatta loaf from our bakery. Brush one side of the ciabatta with grape seed oil. ...

Asparagus on the BBQ

May 09, 2019
The only way I will eat asparagus is on the BBQ.  We make this dish at least 3 times a week during asparagus season. Heat your grill to high, then...

Erin's pasta sauce with frozen tomatoes.

May 09, 2019
This is how I make up my pasta in the winter.  Its fresh taste brings a blast of summer memories back. An hour or two before supper get 6 tomatoes...

CSA Pick Up September 22/23

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Sage, Spray Free Try this Butternut Squash and Sage Mac & Cheese this week! Still not sold? Come by Wednesday 4:30pm-6:30pm and see Chef Carly to try a sample. To store: wrap your sage in a damp towel, in a plastic bag in the fridge. Easily freeze clean, dry sage in a freezer bag for up to 6 months. Kale, Spray Free Check out our super cool video on how to prepare kale!   Keep in your crisper. If it starts to wilt trim the bottom of the stems, soak in cool water for 30 minutes, pat dry and wrap in a clean cotton towel - then put back in the fridge. Lemongrass, Organic Add chopped lemongrass to your favourite chicken curry recipe for an extra kick! We suggest Arvinda's spices - find them at the market. Store your lemongrass in the crisper. Heirloom Tomatoes, Organic Stefan grows his heirlooms in the ground, but covers them with a hoop house to keep them safe from wind and hail damage. A mix of heirloom tomatoes gives you more varieties to try! The season is winding down, so get these gems while you can. Always store tomatoes on the counter, never in the fridge. Sweet Peppers (Yellow, Orange or Red), Organic Great fresh in salads or cut off the tops, hollow out the seeds, rub with olive oil and stuff them with whatever you have in the fridge. Roast in the oven or on the bbq at 350 for 20 minutes! Store your peppers in the crisper. Leek, Organic Use the tender white and light green parts of your leek to make a creamy potato gratin, but don't throw away the tougher dark parts! Use them for your next soup stock - they add amazing flavour! Chop and store in the freezer until you need them. Store your fresh leek in the crisper. Hot Peppers, Spray Free A variety of Manitoba hot peppers - proceed with caution! Use sparingly in salsas, soups or stews. Or roast them and add to your Tomatillo Salsa! Store them in the crisper. Habanero, Organic The most popular Orange Habanero typically measure between 100,000 SHU and 350,000 SHU, with most falling in the range of 200,000-300,000 SHU. In comparison, the jalapeno pepper ranks in with 2,500 - 8,000 units. If you can take the heat, check out more about the Scoville Scale? Store your peppers in a separate bag in the crisper. Apples, Spray Free Manitoba apples are in full swing! Try as many as you can as they differ greatly from variety to variety. This week you can try the Goodland variety; a versatile apple that is great for both cooking or eating! Store your apples in a plastic bag in the crisper. Bunch Beets, Spray Free Grate with carrots into a fresh salad or roast with your other root veggies - beets are a tasty and versatile vegetable when you get to know them. Store them in the crisper in a plastic bag, they should last you two-three weeks. Remove leaves before storing. Try our CSA recipe from a couple weeks ago: Lemony Beet Hummus recipe. Potatoes, Organic A selection of Fingerling, Blue Russian, Amarosa Finger and Red Creamer. You can't go wrong any way you cook these - keep it simple as the flavours are lovely - olive oil and salt an pepper is usually all you need! Store in the crisper. Delicatta Squash, Spray Free The most underrated squash out there! Delicatta is sweet and tasty. Try simply roasting it: preheat your oven to 425, cut squash into thin disks and toss in olive oil, salt and pepper. Roast in a single layer for 10 minutes and flip. Your squash will only brown when squash meets pan. Store your squash in a cool, dry place. Butternut Squash, Spray Free The most versatile and well known squash! Use it in our weekly recipe: Butternut Squash and Sage Mac & Cheese! Store your squash in a cool, dry place.

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Sage, Spray Free Try this Butternut Squash and Sage Mac & Cheese this week! Still not sold? Come by Wednesday 4:30pm-6:30pm and see Chef Carly to try a sample. To store: wrap your sage in a damp towel, in a plastic bag in the fridge. Easily freeze clean, dry sage in a freezer bag for up to 6 months. Kale, Spray Free Check out our super cool video on how to prepare kale!   Keep in your crisper. If it starts to wilt trim the bottom of the stems, soak in cool water for 30 minutes, pat dry and wrap in a clean cotton towel - then put back in the fridge. Lemongrass, Organic Add chopped lemongrass to your favourite chicken curry recipe for an extra kick! We suggest Arvinda's spices - find them at the market. Store your lemongrass in the crisper. Heirloom Tomatoes, Organic Stefan grows his heirlooms in the ground, but covers them with a hoop house to keep them safe from wind and hail damage. A mix of heirloom tomatoes gives you more varieties to try! The season is winding down, so get these gems while you can. Always store tomatoes on the counter, never in the fridge. Sweet Peppers (Yellow, Orange or Red), Organic Great fresh in salads or cut off the tops, hollow out the seeds, rub with olive oil and stuff them with whatever you have in the fridge. Roast in the oven or on the bbq at 350 for 20 minutes! Store your peppers in the crisper. Leek, Organic Use the tender white and light green parts of your leek to make a creamy potato gratin, but don't throw away the tougher dark parts! Use them for your next soup stock - they add amazing flavour! Chop and store in the freezer until you need them. Store your fresh leek in the crisper. Hot Peppers, Spray Free A variety of Manitoba hot peppers - proceed with caution! Use sparingly in salsas, soups or stews. Or roast them and add to your Tomatillo Salsa! Store them in the crisper. Habanero, Organic The most popular Orange Habanero typically measure between 100,000 SHU and 350,000 SHU, with most falling in the range of 200,000-300,000 SHU. In comparison, the jalapeno pepper ranks in with 2,500 - 8,000 units. If you can take the heat, check out more about the Scoville Scale? Store your peppers in a separate bag in the crisper. Apples, Spray Free Manitoba apples are in full swing! Try as many as you can as they differ greatly from variety to variety. This week you can try the Goodland variety; a versatile apple that is great for both cooking or eating! Store your apples in a plastic bag in the crisper. Delicatta Squash, Spray Free The most underrated squash out there! Delicatta is sweet and tasty. Try simply roasting it: preheat your oven to 425, cut squash into thin disks and toss in olive oil, salt and pepper. Roast in a single layer for 10 minutes and flip. Your squash will only brown when squash meets pan. Store your squash in a cool, dry place. Butternut Squash, Spray Free The most versatile and well known squash! Use it in our weekly recipe: Butternut Squash and Sage Mac & Cheese! Store your squash in a cool, dry place.

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Sage, Spray Free Try this Butternut Squash and Sage Mac & Cheese this week! Still not sold? Come by Wednesday 4:30pm-6:30pm and see Chef Carly to try a sample. To store: wrap your sage in a damp towel, in a plastic bag in the fridge. Easily freeze clean, dry sage in a freezer bag for up to 6 months. Kale, Spray Free Check out our super cool video on how to prepare kale!   Keep in your crisper. If it starts to wilt trim the bottom of the stems, soak in cool water for 30 minutes, pat dry and wrap in a clean cotton towel - then put back in the fridge. Lemongrass, Organic Add chopped lemongrass to your favourite chicken curry recipe for an extra kick! We suggest Arvinda's spices - find them at the market. Store your lemongrass in the crisper. Heirloom Tomatoes, Organic Stefan grows his heirlooms in the ground, but covers them with a hoop house to keep them safe from wind and hail damage. A mix of heirloom tomatoes gives you more varieties to try! The season is winding down, so get these gems while you can. Always store tomatoes on the counter, never in the fridge. Sweet Peppers (Yellow, Orange or Red), Organic Great fresh in salads or cut off the tops, hollow out the seeds, rub with olive oil and stuff them with whatever you have in the fridge. Roast in the oven or on the bbq at 350 for 20 minutes! Store your peppers in the crisper. Leek, Organic Use the tender white and light green parts of your leek to make a creamy potato gratin, but don't throw away the tougher dark parts! Use them for your next soup stock - they add amazing flavour! Chop and store in the freezer until you need them. Store your fresh leek in the crisper. Hot Peppers, Spray Free A variety of Manitoba hot peppers - proceed with caution! Use sparingly in salsas, soups or stews. Or roast them and add to your Tomatillo Salsa! Store them in the crisper. Habanero, Organic The most popular Orange Habanero typically measure between 100,000 SHU and 350,000 SHU, with most falling in the range of 200,000-300,000 SHU. In comparison, the jalapeno pepper ranks in with 2,500 - 8,000 units. If you can take the heat, check out more about the Scoville Scale? Store your peppers in a separate bag in the crisper. Apples, Spray Free Manitoba apples are in full swing! Try as many as you can as they differ greatly from variety to variety. This week you can try the Goodland variety; a versatile apple that is great for both cooking or eating! Store your apples in a plastic bag in the crisper. Potatoes, Organic A selection of Fingerling, Blue Russian, Amarosa Finger and Red Creamer. You can't go wrong any way you cook these - keep it simple as the flavours are lovely - olive oil and salt an pepper is usually all you need! Store in the crisper. Delicatta Squash, Spray Free The most underrated squash out there! Delicatta is sweet and tasty. Try simply roasting it: preheat your oven to 425, cut squash into thin disks and toss in olive oil, salt and pepper. Roast in a single layer for 10 minutes and flip. Your squash will only brown when squash meets pan. Store your squash in a cool, dry place. Butternut Squash, Spray Free The most versatile and well known squash! Use it in our weekly recipe: Butternut Squash and Sage Mac & Cheese! Store your squash in a cool, dry place.

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Sage, Spray Free Try this Butternut Squash and Sage Mac & Cheese this week! Still not sold? Come by Wednesday 4:30pm-6:30pm and see Chef Carly to try a sample. To store: wrap your sage in a damp towel, in a plastic bag in the fridge. Easily freeze clean, dry sage in a freezer bag for up to 6 months. Kale, Spray Free Check out our super cool video on how to prepare kale!   Keep in your crisper. If it starts to wilt trim the bottom of the stems, soak in cool water for 30 minutes, pat dry and wrap in a clean cotton towel - then put back in the fridge. Lemongrass, Organic Add chopped lemongrass to your favourite chicken curry recipe for an extra kick! We suggest Arvinda's spices - find them at the market. Store your lemongrass in the crisper. Heirloom Tomatoes, Organic Stefan grows his heirlooms in the ground, but covers them with a hoop house to keep them safe from wind and hail damage. A mix of heirloom tomatoes gives you more varieties to try! The season is winding down, so get these gems while you can. Always store tomatoes on the counter, never in the fridge. Leek, Organic Use the tender white and light green parts of your leek to make a creamy potato gratin, but don't throw away the tougher dark parts! Use them for your next soup stock - they add amazing flavour! Chop and store in the freezer until you need them. Store your fresh leek in the crisper. Hot Peppers, Spray Free A variety of Manitoba hot peppers - proceed with caution! Use sparingly in salsas, soups or stews. Or roast them and add to your Tomatillo Salsa! Store them in the crisper. Habanero, Organic The most popular Orange Habanero typically measure between 100,000 SHU and 350,000 SHU, with most falling in the range of 200,000-300,000 SHU. In comparison, the jalapeno pepper ranks in with 2,500 - 8,000 units. If you can take the heat, check out more about the Scoville Scale? Store your peppers in a separate bag in the crisper. Delicatta Squash, Spray Free The most underrated squash out there! Delicatta is sweet and tasty. Try simply roasting it: preheat your oven to 425, cut squash into thin disks and toss in olive oil, salt and pepper. Roast in a single layer for 10 minutes and flip. Your squash will only brown when squash meets pan. Store your squash in a cool, dry place. Butternut Squash, Spray Free The most versatile and well known squash! Use it in our weekly recipe: Butternut Squash and Sage Mac & Cheese! Store your squash in a cool, dry place.