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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...

Produce pick up July 10, 2013

Things are heating up here at Crampton's.  The local produce is really starting to pour in, and I'm already planning next week's CSA! This week's full share CSA will contain a minimum of 8 items from the following list. Bunched Carrots, chemical free Snow peas, chemical free Micro greens and zucchini flowers, chemical free A bunch of basil, chemical free Bunched Kale, organic Romaine lettuce, organic Spinach, organic Strawberries, chemical free Lettuce, organic Green onion, chemical free This week's half share Bunched carrots, chemical free Yellow Zucchini, chemical free Romaine, organic Kale, organic Leaf lettuce, organic Basil, Chemical free Strawberries, chemical free Green onion chemical free Zucchini flowers, chemical free This week I highly recommend that you make -our kale quinoa salad with your lovely organic kale -A stir fry with your snow peas.  I love to give them a quick stir fry on high heat in a little sesame oil with a nice spoon full of grated ginger and sesame seeds. What do you do with Zucchini flowers?  You can stuff them with marscapone cheese and bake them until lightly browned, or coat them in a light fish batter and deep fry them.....mmmmm....sinfully good. Wondering what wine to have with your CSA goodies?  Never fret, the lovely Andrea from Banville and Jones is here to help.

Pair the Ginger Sesame Stir Fry with....

-          Canada€™s very own, See Ya Later Ranch Riesling would make a perfect pairing.  With just a touch of sweetness this delicious wine will handle all of the complex flavours that a stir-fry throws at it! $ 17.99

-          or an exotic blend of Inzolia and Viognier from the slopes of Sicily€™s Mount Etna.  The Cottanera Barbazzale Bianco is sure to be a delicious accompaniment. $15.99

 

For the Kale & Quinoa Salad

-          Compliment the fresh flavours of the salad with a crisp white wine such as the Felines Jourdan Picpoul de Pinet from the south of France, $13.99

or for a something special, treat yourself to the organic Brumont Jardins de Boucasse at $22.99.  A deliciously intriguing white wine, from one of France