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THANKSGIVING EGGS BENEDICT

THANKSGIVING EGGS BENEDICT

Oct 05, 2020
This is our Thanksgiving twist on your classic eggs benedict (who doesn't love eggs benedict)!  Here is your shopping list! These items are in addition to your leftovers you already...
CHEESY HAM AND POTATO SOUP

CHEESY HAM AND POTATO SOUP

Oct 05, 2020
SERVES 6! Not sure what to do with your Thanksgiving ham leftovers? Try this delicious ham and potato soup with our favourite ingredient... cheese!  Here is your shopping list! These...
TURKEY DINNER QUESADILLAS WITH CRANBERRY SAUCE

TURKEY DINNER QUESADILLAS WITH CRANBERRY SAUCE

Oct 05, 2020
SERVES 2! Wondering what to do with your Thanksgiving leftovers? We have some great ideas! Try making this quesadilla that uses all your leftovers - yes, even the cranberry sauce!  Here...

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...

FALL FOOD BOX - November 3rd

In this blog post you are going to find the items coming up in your next fall food box. We try to be as accurate as possible but sometimes things change with our farmers crops and you may get a different variety of something listed here. 

Full Produce Box

Full Produce Shares will Receive a Minimum of 7 of the Following 9 Items:

Red Kuri Squash - Spray Free

Red Kuri Squash is grown by Jeff at Wild Earth Farm. Store in the pantry, a cool basement or on the counter for a couple months or more. This bright orange teardrop-shaped squash also has a bright orange sweet flesh.

Try adding this squash to a salad! Kale and Roasted Red Kuri Squash Salad - perfect combination to go with the kale in your box. 

Butternut Squash - Spray Free

Butternut Squash is from Wild Earth Farms in Dugald. Store on the counter, in the pantry, or anywhere that is cool and dry and it will last for 2-3 months. This is one of the most popular squash among our customers and for good reason! It has a sweet creamy orange flesh and a thin pale orange skin (must be peeled). It makes the best soup, but can also be used for a butternut squash mac and cheese, squash and kale lasagna and roasted in small cubes for a fall salad.

Did you know you can make butternut squash sweet and it takes delicious! Try this Caramelized Butternut Squash Recipe.  

Kennebec Potatoes - Spray Free

Potatoes are from Wild Earth Farm.  They can be kept in a pantry, basement or any cool, dry and dark place. These bigger potatoes can be used for baked stuffed potatoes. These are great for steak fries, hash browns, shoestring potatoes, French fries, potato skins, chips, and Hasselback potatoes. Kennebec potatoes also maintain their shape when cooked, perfect for potato salads, curries, soups, and stews.
Turn these regular potatoes into something magical - Cheese & Herb Potato Fans Recipe. 

Cylinder Beets - Spray Free

Cylinder Beets are from Wild Earth Farms. Its shape makes it great for pickling or slicing. The leaves of this beet are a little sweeter than most other beets and are very nice as salad greens. 

Have you always wanted to try Beet Chips? You really should! 

Local Apples - Spray Free

Apples are from Riverbend Orchards. All apples should be stored in a cool, humid place. In order to keep apples at their peak, avoid storing them in close proximity to strongly flavored foods such as onions.

Kale - Spray Free

Kale is from Jonathan Farms. Strip all the kale leaves off the stems and store in a large ziplock bag in the fridge. It lasts for at least 2 weeks! Kale is a tougher green, however one of the most nutritious - filled with fibre, folate, vitamin A and K. It's a nice salad green for a fall salad, or mix with other lettuce/greens that you have. Dice it up into fine pieces for an egg scramble or omelette with tomatoes and any other veggies you have.

 

Brussels Sprouts - Spray Free

Brussels Sprout Stalks are from Jonathan Farms. This is the way Brussels sprouts grow. These are very fresh and so simple to use. You just break them off their stem and cook as you normally would. You can eat the entire stem not just the sprouts and they will last longer than just your individual Brussels sprouts. 

This is such a cool way to make this brussels sprout stalk - Grilled Brussels Sprouts Bacon Weave. it looks like so much to make and even more fun to eat! 

Spinach - Spray Free

Spinach comes from Jonathan's Farm in St. Andrews. Store in a bag in the fridge for 1-2 weeks. You can also blend up extra spinach with water and freeze in ice cube trays. Fresh spinach is great for lots of salads where you can throw anything into it! I use it a lot for a nutrient kick in smoothies or layering into a sandwich. When you chop it up finely it doesn't have much flavour so you can add it to anything.