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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 July 26/27

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 3 of the Following Items:

Quinoa €“ Grown in Portage la Prairie by Percy Phillips from Prairie Quinoa. This is amber quinoa, which is a light brown color and has more of a distinct taste and flavour as opposed to white quinoa. It€™s a gluten free grain with high protein content and a low glycemic index. Quinoa is great in all sorts of salads and can be used as a replacement for rice in pilafs. It can also be added in soups, stir fry€™s or cookies! Try this recipe for Chicken, Zucchini and Corn Quinoa Salad! Chicken Wings (Free Range Chicken)- This chicken comes from Starbuck, MB! Chicken wings can be cooked a few different ways. They can be breaded, baked or fried for a crispy texture. Wings are also great with sauce cooked in a wok or sauté pan. You can also put them on the barbeque after being coated with BBQ sauce. Try these simple and delicious Crispy Baked Honey BBQ Wings! Beef Patties (Grass Fed Beef)- These beef patties are from Spring Creek Farms in Cypress Hill! Who doesn€™t love a good burger night? Thaw these burgers before use, and cook on a low temperature! They can be done on the barbeque or in a pan. Serve with salad or veggies! Check out the fixings for this Mozzarella and Caramelized Peach Caprese Burger! Pork Sausage (Low Density Barns, Freely Ranged) €“ Pork raised in Spring Creek Farms! This sausage is very mild and can be used in many different ways. It€™s great in breakfast dishes with eggs or potatoes, and it can also be used chopped up into a homemade macaroni dish. If you€™re looking for a quick dinner idea, cook it whole or in pieces with peppers, onions and rice! Here€™s a recipe you can make while camping, at the lake or just for an easy dinner: Sausage, Potato and Green Bean Foil Packets!  Beef or Bison Minute Steak (Freely Ranged, Grass Fed) €“ Brought to you by Swan Lake First Nation! Did you know we get our beef and bison from farms that do rotational grazing?! This allows pastures to rest, and is beneficial for the health of the animals and the wellbeing and sustainability of the pastures. Minute steaks are thin and quick cooking. A low temperature for a few minutes per side will prevent drying out and chewiness. This cut can be seasoned and cooked, or done with sauce. It also makes a great steak sandwich or salad when sliced up. Here are some step by step instructions for a quick Steak Sandwich!

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

Quinoa €“ Grown in Portage la Prairie by Percy Phillips from Prairie Quinoa. This is amber quinoa, which is a light brown color and has more of a distinct taste and flavour as opposed to white quinoa. It€™s a gluten free grain with high protein content and a low glycemic index. Quinoa is great in all sorts of salads and can be used as a replacement for rice in pilafs. It can also be added in soups, stir fry€™s or cookies! Try this recipe for Chicken, Zucchini and Corn Quinoa Salad! Chicken Wings (Free Range Chicken)- This chicken comes from Starbuck, MB! Chicken wings can be cooked a few different ways. They can be breaded, baked or fried for a crispy texture. Wings are also great with sauce cooked in a wok or sauté pan. You can also put them on the barbeque after being coated with BBQ sauce. Try these simple and delicious Crispy Baked Honey BBQ Wings!  Beef Patties (Grass Fed Beef)- These beef patties are from Spring Creek Farms in Cypress Hill! Who doesn€™t love a good burger night? Thaw these burgers before use, and cook on a low temperature! They can be done on the barbeque or in a pan. Serve with salad or veggies! Check out the fixings for this Mozzarella and Caramelized Peach Caprese Burger! Pork Sausage (Low Density Barns, Freely Ranged) €“ Pork raised in Spring Creek Farms! This sausage is very mild and can be used in many different ways. It€™s great in breakfast dishes with eggs or potatoes, and it can also be used chopped up into a homemade macaroni dish. If you€™re looking for a quick dinner idea, cook it whole or in pieces with peppers, onions and rice! Here€™s a recipe you can make while camping, at the lake or just for an easy dinner: Sausage, Potato and Green Bean Foil Packets!