Archives - August 2011

18
Aug

Tomato Soup:)

Rich and Creamy Tomato Basil Soup Prep Time:10 Min Cook Time:35 Min Ready In:45 Min Ingredients 8 roma tomatoes – peeled, seeded and diced 4 cups tomato juice 14 leaves fresh basil 1 cup heavy whipping cream 1/2 cup butter salt and pepper to taste Directions Place tomatoes and juice in a stock pot over …

18
Aug

Roma Salsa

Fresh Tomato Salsa Recipe INGREDIENTS 2-3 medium sized fresh tomatoes (from 1 lb to 1 1/2 lb), stems removed, finely diced 1/2 red onion, finely diced 1 jalapeño chili pepper (stems, ribs, seeds removed), finely diced 1 serano chili pepper (stems, ribs, seeds removed), finely diced Juice of one lime 1/2 cup chopped cilantro Salt …

18
Aug

Roasted Roma Tomatoes:)

Roasted Roma Tomatoes and Garlic Prep Time:10 Min Cook Time:45 Min Ready In:55 Min Ingredients 8 roma (plum) tomatoes, halved 12 cloves garlic, peeled 4 tablespoons olive oil 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil leaves salt and pepper to taste Directions Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Place the tomato halves in …

18
Aug

C.S.A. Week 11

This week is also another good week. We have a new item & that is Roma tomatoes. They are tiny & excellent. We picked quite a bit this week. So the boxes will be plentiful. C.S.A. Week 11 Tomato’sCucumbersZucchiniGonguraHabanero’s On RackRoma Tomato’s (New Item)Classic EggplantStriped purple eggplantPotatoes I hope you all enjoy this week’s box. …

17
Aug

Fried Eggplant Review!

Yesterday Evening I cooked Brenna a bunch of veggies from the farm. I cooked fried eggplant. Not deep fried but lightly batter. It was excellent and had the consistency of potato but with a better taste. I batter them in whipped Egg, milk and dipped in flour. I also threw a few leafs of basil …

17
Aug

Farm Update,)

Everything seems to be going as planned. The pepper’s are recovering, not quite sure whether they are ready quite yet. Time will tell. Also the Banana peppers are going crazy!! So are the pumpkins. There are already some orange pumpkins in the patch. Quite unbelievable. This spring Ben and I planted some lilies in the …

11
Aug

Eggplant Nutritional Facts

Overview Eggplant is a fat free, low-sodium food that is high in fiber. Although treated as a vegetable, eggplant is actually a fruit. A member of the nightshade family, it can be green, white, striped, or purple. Serving Size A 1 cup serving of raw, cubed eggplant contains a meager 20 calories. An average sized eggplant is about one …

11
Aug

Baked Eggplant

Baked Eggplant: This could possibly be a smash hit. Ingredients 1 large eggplant 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil salt and pepper to taste 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice Directions Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or lightly grease. Slice the eggplant in half …

11
Aug

Sauteed Eggplant

Try this one out:) 1 eggplant (about 1 pound)2 to 3 tablespoons olive oil, dividedsaltfreshly ground pepper1/2 teaspoon dried thymecayenne pepper2 tablespoons chopped parsley or cilantro (fresh coriander) Cut eggplant into 3/4-inch dice. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in large heavy skillet or sauté pan over medium heat. Add eggplant cubes and salt and pepper to …

11
Aug

Fried Eggplant! (Trust Me)

This is a great way to cook eggplant if you have never tried it before. Ingredients 2 tablespoons canola oil 1 large eggplant, peeled and sliced 3 eggs, beaten 2 cups dry bread crumbs Directions Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Dip eggplant slices in egg, then in crumbs, and place in …

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