Watermelon Radish Slaw

This Watermelon Radish Slaw recipe came about this winter when 1) we ran out of cabbage and 2) we still had PLENTY of watermelon and daikon radishes to eat up. Necessity breeds invention, and the Perkins’ family needed their coleslaw!  Using Samin Nosrat’s Classic Southern Slaw recipe from Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat, I simply switched out…

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Fresh Salsa

fresh summer salsa ingredients

This week in our CSA we had the perfect trio for making fresh salsa: tomatoes, red onions, and cilantro. I grabbed some of our hardneck table garlic, picked a few sprigs of parsley from our PYO herb area, shucked an ear of sweet corn, and toasted a teaspoon of cumin seeds. Aside: I could’ve used…

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Greens with Maple Apples and Onions

In the spring and fall, when fresh greens are abundant and delicious, I often eat a salad for a lunch.  I throw a bunch of Perkins’ Good Earth Farm baby lettuce or spinach in a bowl, then search the fridge for toppings.  I know some people aren’t big fans of leftovers, but I’m not one of…

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