Homemade Vegetable Broth for Winter

homemade vegetable broth for winter

Homemade Vegetable Broth can be used to make your favorite soup or to warm you up on a cold winter day. I never thought I’d choose a steaming mug of veggie broth over coffee or tea, but the more I make that choice, the more I love the feeling of being not only warmed up…

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How to Store Winter Veggies and Greens

winter CSA

As we enter into our Winter CSA, we want to make sure our farm members know how to store all their winter veggies. Here’s our guide to keeping those veggies and greens fresh as long as possible! Note: We wash all our greens before packing them, so you can eat them straight from the bag.…

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Eating Guide for Winter Veggies and Greens

Winter produce

Use this winter veggie eating guide to… Choose what to cook according to your time frame. Gain confidence in your cooking. Truly enjoy food that’s not only good for you but tastes incredible too. I’ve made the rest of this guide specifically without photos so you can easily print it and post it on your…

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How to Store Fall Veggies and Greens

summer crisp

Updated Sept 2, 2021 As we enter into our Fall CSA, we want to make sure our farm members know how to store all their fall veggies. Here’s our guide to keeping those veggies and greens fresh as long as possible! Note: We wash all our greens before packing them, so you can eat them…

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Leeks: Storage and Eating Tips

washing leeks in fall

As we approach the end of our Fall CSA, we get the pleasure of meeting one of our late-season vegetables–the lovely leek, member of the Allium (onion) genus. With a more delicate, subtle flavor, leeks can replace onions in some dishes, but do require a more gentle cooking method. With a lower sugar content, for…

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Orzo with Spinach and Garlic

orzo with spinach and garlic plated

 Trisha and Ryan Belstra have been farm members since our very first season back in 2010, back when we offered a summer CSA, which happened to be the summer Trisha and I were both pregnant with our second child.  Six years later, the Belstra’s are still farm members and our babies are no longer babies…

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Leek, Shiitake, and Garlic Pizza (Updated)

leek garlic shiitake pizza

When I wrote this post three years ago, I was cooking mushrooms the way I’d always cooked them. Since then, Farmer Dan has shown me a new way, illustrated in detail in this video. So I’ve udpated the recipe as follows. Instead of cooking your leeks and garlic first, start by cooking your mushrooms in…

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White Chili with Leeks, Fall Roots, and Kale

Leeks are a new item in the share this fall, and one of those lovely, sort-of-strange-looking fall veggies that you may or may not find in the grocery store on a given day.  A member of the Allium genus, leeks often play a role similar to that of the onion, but offer a more subtle flavor…

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