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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...

Protein Shares August 9/10

Our meat is freely ranged, raised without the use of antibiotics, growth hormones or animal by products.

Gourmet Protein Shares to Receive a Minimum of 2 of the Following:

Pork Ham (freely ranged) €“ This ham comes from Ian Smith in Argyle, MB! You can use this ham in a cheese pasta dish, cut into kabobs with pineapple, put it on a Hawaiian pizza, fry it up for breakfast, put it in soups, etc! Try it in this tasty brunch recipe for Ham and Cheese Puff Pancakes!

Canadian Bacon (freely ranged) €“ Bacon this week is also from Ian Smith! It€™s very delicious and can be chopped up and cooked for a BLT or Caesar salad, add it into mac and cheese, fry with crispy potatoes, or just enjoy for a weekend breakfast! For a full meal salad, try this recipe for Chicken Bacon Ranch Layer Salad! Chicken Italian Sausage (freely run chicken) €“ This sausage comes from chicken at Watersong Farms in Warren, MB! It can be done whole on the barbeque with other grilled vegetables or chopped up for a 1-pan meal with potatoes and vegetables. You can also throw it into a pasta dish with anything else you need to use, or fried with onions! Here€™s a recipe for Sweet Potato, Chicken Sausage and Quinoa Bake!

Protein Shares to Receive a Minimum of 2 of the Following:

Pork Shanks (freely ranged) €“ Ian Smith also supplied this pork from Argyle, MB! The shanks come from the front leg of the pig. This meat can be tough if cooked incorrectly, so either braise and cook slowly or in a crockpot on low with sauce. Many different herbs and flavours can be used for the pork! For an idea, try the Food Network recipe for Adobo Pork Shanks! Canadian Bacon (freely ranged) €“ Bacon this week is from Spring Creek Farms in Cypress River, MB! It€™s very delicious and can be chopped up and cooked for a BLT or Caesar salad, add it into mac and cheese, fry with crispy potatoes, or just enjoy for a weekend breakfast! For a full meal salad, try this recipe for Chicken Bacon Ranch Layer Salad!  Beef Pork Smokies (freely ranged pork) €“ These smokies are made at Anderson farms! They are a delicious mix of beef and pork. Bring these camping or to the lake or cook them at home on the barbeque! For a party appetizer, cut them smaller and wrap in bacon or dough for mini hot dog bites!