Archives - July 2011

9
Jul

Note ABOUT ONIONS!!

The onion is bitter. It is edible but not mature. They can be tough. The part that is edible is the green stem. They are wonderful in a stew or with eggs. They are like chives, but much stronger. Sorry for the confusion, I should of noted.  I hope you all enjoy your box this …

8
Jul

Apple Kraut

Apple Kraut (You can definitely cut this recipe in half in terms of the cabbage and the sauce, but I would still cook the same amount of bacon, apple and onion.) Ingredients:6 strips thick cut bacon, diced1 c onion, diced1 c sweet-tart apple, cored, diced1 T all purpose flour2/3 c apple cider vinegar1/3 c sugar8 …

8
Jul

Crispy Kale Chips

I saw on the blog about the kale for the CSA boxes. I’m a new fan of kale. I bought some at the downtown Cedar Rapids Farmers’ Market, and made these kale chips. They were awesome! 🙂 Crispy Kale “Chips”Recipe courtesy Melissa d’Arabian Prep  Time: 25 min Inactive  Prep Time: — Cook  Time: 20 min …

8
Jul

Zucchini Fritters

Here is a favorite recipe for zucchini fritters, which look a lot like potato latkes, except without the potato. A tasty, easy option if you are trying to get your kids to eat more veggies. Plain yoghurt works just as well as a condiment with these as sour cream. Zucchini Fritters Recipe INGREDIENTS 1 lb …

8
Jul

Storage TIps: KALE + GREEN ONIONS

Storage Tips Green Onion Storage Compared to mature onions, green onions are quite perishable. You can store them unwashed and wrapped in paper towel in a tightly closed plastic bag. They will keep in the crisper for three to five days before the tops begin to wilt. Kale Storage Place unwashed kale in a plastic …

7
Jul

Red Rock Brewery Style No-Mayo Vinegar Coleslaw with Oregano

Dressing:1/2 cup grapeseed or canola oil1/2 cup + 1 T red wine vinegar1/3 cup Splenda (or sugar, but use Splenda for the South Beach Diet)1/2 tsp. dried oregano (or use 1-2 tsp. finely chopped fresh oregano if it’s available)1/2 tsp. coarse ground black pepper3/4 tsp. sea saltSalad:1/2 large head green cabbage, thinly sliced then chopped …

4
Jul

Cabbage On The Farm!!

Also the cabbage that everyone will receive this week are amazing. They are the largest cabbage I have seen in a while. Possibly some of the farm’s most beautiful produce ever. THEY ARE EXCELLENT IN QUALITY.  Get those recipes!!!!!!!! This week is the start of official craziness on Bass Farm. Martin, Ben, and I (basically) …

4
Jul

Kale:)

For those who say only the restaurants get the good stuff. I planted kale this year for the first time and it turned out beautifully. I only planted enough for the C.S.A.!! This week will have kale in the box. Thz Chris

4
Jul

Turn of The Season, yay!

The season is shifting and this is good news. We are on our way to enjoying the summer’s bounty. Today I picked some zucchinis.   They look great so we will be enjoying these in our box this week. We ran the irrigation today and gave all of our plants a healthy drink of water. …

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