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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. ...
May 09, 2019

Can't get your kids to eat beets? Princess potatoes to the rescue.

My mother was always fond of beets.  When I was a child, I did NOT like them.  Even as an adult I usually only enjoy them raw,  grated on salads...
May 09, 2019

Spaghetti Squash on the grill

Right now we have fabulous small dark yellow spaghetti squash in the store.   Though you can bake, steam or roast these squashes, I love to throw them on the bbq....
May 09, 2019

Butternut Squash Soup

The butternut is the squash with a booty.  It has a long body that ends in a big round bum that makes it easy to distinguish from other squash.  ...
May 09, 2019

Spinach Quiche from smittenkitchen.com

Once again, www.smittenkitchen.com comes to the rescue. Spinach Quiche Adapted from Adapted from Bon Appetit, October 1991 1 3-ounce package cream cheese, room temperature 1/3 cup half and half (or...
May 09, 2019

Spring salad with new potatoes

Shamelessly copied from smittenkitchen.com  If you love good food and recipes that you can actually make, please go to this wonderful resource and try out a recipe! Salad with New...
May 09, 2019

Baked Beet and Carrot Burgers

From the Farmer John Cookbook Makes 12 patties .5 cup sesame seeds 1 cup sunflower seed 2 cups peeled, grated beets 2 cups grated carrots .5 cup minced onion 2...
May 09, 2019

Raw beet salad topper

I hate cooked beets.  Raw though, I love them.  A raw beet is pure sweetness, crispness and summer.  A perfect pairing for most salads. Peel and grate 4 medium beets. ...
May 09, 2019

Sauteed Radishes

Who says that they have to be raw! Wash radishes well, and quarter. Sautee in butter over medium heat until tender but still crispy (about 5 minutes) Remove from heat...
May 09, 2019

Radish Greens, yes you can eat them!

If you have spray free bunched radishes, you should be eating the greens.  Use them where you would use arugula. As a topping on a home made pizza, In a...
May 09, 2019

Spring onion (Green onion) and potato patties

1 tbsp butter 1 cup chopped spring onion 2 eggs 1.5 cups cold mashed potatoes .25 c dry bread crumbs .5 tsp salt .25 tsp grated nutmeg .25 tsp ground...
May 09, 2019

Greens with Peanuts

From Judy Gorman's vegetable cookbook .5 lb kale, swiss chard, spinach or beet greens, ribs removed if kale or chard .5 cup peanuts, toasted if you would like 3 tbsp...
May 09, 2019

Greens with basil, tomato, garlic and ginger

From the "Greene on Greens" cookbook. 2 tbsp olive oil 1 large onion finely chopped 1 clove minced garlic 2 tomatoes, peeled, stems and seeds removed, chopped .25 tsp ground...
May 09, 2019

Sour Cherry Sauce

From the Prairie Fruit Cookbook by Getty Stewart Sour Cherry Sauce 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar 2/3 cups sugar 4 cups sour cherries pitted 1. Place vinegar and sugar in saucepan...
May 09, 2019

Sour Cherry Liqueur

Yes, you can make pie, cakes, gelato, sorbet or various other things with sour cherries.  I like to make booze with them.  This incredibly easy recipe makes the most fabulous...
May 09, 2019

Food in a Pot with Kale, spring onion, tomatoes and pork sausage

As you may have noticed we can get really really busy at the store.   Not to get graphic, but there are some days where I have to hold a pee...
May 09, 2019

Basil Pita Pizza

I love a simple pizza with basil, and although sometimes we have pizza nights where I make the dough from scratch, there is usually not enough time in the day...
May 09, 2019

Caldo Verde (Kale and Potato Soup)

This delicious soup is really easy and taste great, even kids like and it is full of Kale.  This is adapted from the Good Housekeeping Cookbook.  You can substitute other...
May 09, 2019

Kholrabi, tastes better than it looks

Kholrabi is a weird little root vegetable.   Peel it, dice it and put it in salads and it tastes like a  mild cabbage with the crispness of water chestnuts.  Roasted...
May 09, 2019

Salsa Verde with Tomatillos

To me a tomatillo tastes like a cross between a green tomato and a green pepper with a squeeze of zesty lime. I got this recipe from the fabulous smittenkitchen.com ...
May 09, 2019

Lobster Mushrooms, wild harvested right here in MB!

We just a received a shipment of Wild harvested Lobster Mushrooms.  What a treat. There are a million recipes, but here are the basics LOBSTER MUSHROOMS   This reddish-orange mushroom...
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