Radish Butter & Arugula Baguettes

I was really looking for something interesting to do with radishes when I found the concept of radish baguettes. It’s a French thing – my recipe is an adaptation of a Martha Stewart recipe that involves making a compound radish butter spread over warm baguette halves, then dressing up the crunchy spicy baguettes with fresh…

Mizuna & Spaghetti Aglio e Olio

Anyone whose had this classic treat remembers it. Our recipe spices it up a bit with peppery mizuna fresh from the garden. 6 oz fresh washed mizuna 3 cloves garlic 1 TBSP good olive oil 1 TBSP butter 6 oz angel hair pasta fresh cracked black pepper freshly grated parmesan cheese Place a large saucepan…

Bean Thread Noodles with Asian Greens

With the nonstop rain putting the damper on other farm chores today, I decided to develop some recipes using this week’s CSA share veggies. This simple stir fry of asian greens and garlic is not only super easy and fast, but tastes delicious, and cuts down on carbs by using satisfyingly chewy bean thread noodles…

First Round of Tilling on the Fields

Our chickens and duck are SO HAPPY. The weather turned out to be just right to get our first round of tilling in for the vegetable beds today. It was quite a bit of coordination to have the tractor, the soil, and the rototiller all ready at the same time! And OH WHAT SOIL!! Lovely…

Instant Pot Chana Masala

I would have included photos of the prep steps if we were waiting to post this later this summer, but a friend needed this recipe ASAP! Hence, I’ve included modifications to make this dish work even during the cold winter months – just bring your best canned tomatoes forward, or be prepared to boost with…

Pra Ram Tofu (Tofu with Thai Peanut Sauce)

We’ve had a wonderful VEGAN wwoofer (http://wwoofusa.org) visiting this week who has done such a phenomenal job on the farm that I have felt compelled to bring out my full VEGAN cooking forces to make her stay as unforgettable as possible. So far we’ve made Baigan Bartha (a traditional Indian Eggplant dish that I’ll post…

Planting Season Begins!

I took advantage of the especially warm forecast over the next two weeks to put my snow peas, sugar snap peas, sweet peas (for bouquets) and green onions in! It feels so good to be out in the warm sun, digging through the loose (PERFECT) dirt and scattering those precious seeds. It’s going to be…