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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

Bison or Beef korean BBQ ribs

I had my butcher cut the last bison and grass fed beef's short ribs across the bone in thin strips.  These Korean BBQ ribs are FABULOUS.  Marc and I had...
May 09, 2019

Sour Cherry Martini

From the "Prairie Fruit"  cookbook by Getty Stewart Makes one cherry martini. Nanking Cherry juice, 2 oz Vodka, 1 oz orange liqueur, 1/2 oz Dry Vermouth, 1/2 oz Ice, 1...
May 09, 2019

Sour Cherry Granita

From the fabulous "Prairie Fruit" cookbook by Getty Stewart -Cherry Juice, 2 cups -Honey, 1/4 cup -Lemon Juice, 1 tbsp -Water, 3/4 cup 1. Mix the cherry juice, lemon and...
May 09, 2019

Kale and Quinoa Salad a la Erin (Video)

Marc and I have been inspired by this video to eat more greens.  Thus this Kale salad.  Lucky for us it's DELCIOUS!! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KLjgBLwH3Wc    And here is the video instruction...
May 09, 2019

Char's panacotta with sour cherry topping

Thank you Char for forwarding us this yummy sounding recipe.  I just need to find the time to give it a go! These panna cottas (Italian for cooked cream) are...
May 09, 2019

Acorn squash with chile lime vinaigrette

I must admit, I used to think that acorn squash was boring, dull, bland, the lesser of all the squash.  Then I tried this recipe from smittenkitchen.com, fed it to...
May 09, 2019

Roasting a free range chicken from Crampton's

  Chicken is done when a meat thermometer reads 165 degrees F when placed in the thickest part of the thigh .Option One: Brining.:Boil 6 cups of water; add .5...
May 09, 2019

Simply spaghetti squash.

Those little dark yellow spaghetti squash that we have in store right now are AMAZING. To prepare simply. Wash your squash.  Pierce in 3-4 places. Place in microwave and cook...
May 09, 2019

Garlic Scape Aioli

Aioli is fabulous on sandwiches, as a dip, or in any place that you would like a creamy kick of flavour. A hand full of garlic scapes, chopped 1/2 tsp...
May 09, 2019

Garlic Scape Dressing

Garlic scapes are the curly fresh flower stalks that hard neck garlic produces.  They are available almost a full month before heads of garlic are so rather than use imported...
May 09, 2019

Cooking with Rind On Pork

We have beautiful Tamworth pork which our butcher cuts with the rind on.  That means CRACKLINGS!!! To roast a rind on Tamworth roast simply follow these steps brought to you...
May 09, 2019

Cooking with Freely Ranged Pork

All of the pork that we sell at Crampton's is freely ranged.  That means that the sows (momma pigs) are never caged, and their little ones run wherever they wish...including...
May 09, 2019

Christina's rockin raw veggie dressing

What's this you say?   A salad dressing made out of.....more salad? Well, kind of.  This is the dressing that we have been using on the kale salad that we sell...
May 09, 2019

Warm Kale and Beet salad...a la Erin

If you liked the Kale and Quinoa salad, you'll love this warm kale and beet salad. Ingredients 2 Bunches Kale, destemmed, chopped, washed and spun dry 2 Beets peeled and...
May 09, 2019

Jennifer's green kale smoothie!

A generous customer named Jennifer has suggested this wonderful smoothie to use up your kale! Thanks Jennifer!   Green smoothie: Frozen chopped up green apple (about a small apple's worth)...
May 09, 2019

Sour cherry sauce for pork

Epicurious.com has this most fabulous sauce for your sour cherries.  It's what I'm having for supper tonight!! Ingredients 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 3 tablespoons sugar 3/4 cup dry red wine...
May 09, 2019

Stewed Rhubarb

If you call this a rhubarb compote it sounds so much more fancy than stewed rhubarb.  Whatever you call it, cooking rhubarb down with a little sugar or honey and...
May 09, 2019

Garlic Scape and honey dressing

We found this great dressing recipe on about.com.  What a great way to use many items that you have in your CSA bag!!   Yield: 1 Cup Ingredients: 2 garlic scapes,...
May 09, 2019

Vietnamese chicken drumsticks

My father in law Bob makes this fabulous recipe with chicken wings.  It's equally delicious with chicken drumsticks.  Courtesy of the food network. Ingredients 1/2 cup chicken bouillon powder (weird...
May 09, 2019

Spring Asparagus and Lemon Quinoa Salad

Spring Asparagus and Lemon Quinoa Salad 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 1/2 cups white quinoa 3 cups water or chicken stock 4 baby zucchini or 2 small small handfull of...
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