If you are a Talley Farms Fresh Harvest CSA member, then I’m guessing you might have a few sweet potatoes sitting in your vegetable bin. Am I right? Well, I have something great for you today! If you follow me at all, you probably know that I seldom post anything twice. I usually refrain from re-visiting recipes or menus because… well because, there are just so many new … Read more Calling all Talley Farms Fresh Harvest CSA members – Have I got Something for You!!
If you follow my blog, you may have noticed a bit of a theme lately. I am doing a study on Asian cooking so I have been posting many Thai style recipes. Living in a rural area, it can be difficult to get some of the more uncommon food supplies that I need. However, we have two lovely Asian markets in San Luis Obispo County … Read more Enjoy the last of the Seasons’ best Fresh Corn, Cob and all!
The better quality your ingredients are, the less you need to mess with them to create amazing food. That was the case with this Corn Salad that I made from my Talley Farms produce. Each item stands on it’s own with superb taste and freshness. Combined together in a salad, they make a striking and delectable dish. If you follow my blog, you already know that I use … Read more The Best Produce Shines without much Fuss!
I am not a creature of habit. Well, particularly when it comes to cooking anyway. I don’t really enjoy making the same thing twice as I am always looking to create something new. However, as a go to meal whenever dining alone at home, I often make myself nachos. It’s my one true addiction that I absolutely crave! Nachos aren’t necessarily the healthiest item on a … Read more A Healthy Twist on Nachos!
Nutrient-filled Garbanzo Beans and Antioxidant-filled Fresh Corn pair up together in these sensational and healthy tacos! No need to spend hours over the stove preparing meat for your tacos when you can make these hearty, delicious tacos in a matter of minutes! The process is quite simple. You grill the corn cobs on a grill pan or outside grill while you are sautéing your garbanzo beans on … Read more Garbanzo Beans and Corn Make an Amazing Filling for these Tacos!
Fresh slaws make a perfect compliment to any grilled fish or meat. They add a little acid to cut the richness of protein and give you just the right fresh ingredients necessary to balance out your meal. With corn now in season, it is a terrific ingredient to add a bit of sweetness and crunch to create a fabulous slaw! I adapted this recipe from … Read more Balance your Grilled Feast with this Fabulous Corn & Cabbage Slaw!
I love food from every region of the world and I am constantly experimenting with new styles and flavors. But my favorite go-to meals I would have to say, are Mexican and Sushi. Quite the opposite end of the spectrum! When I eat sushi, I always feel like I am having a healthy low-fat meal which makes me feel good. So often, I really crave Mexican … Read more How to see Spaghetti Squash in a Whole New Light!
I like the texture of cabbage as an alternative to a regular lettuce salad once in a while. Napa cabbage is one of my favorites as it is a little more delicate and has a really nice flavor. With some farm fresh Talley Farms Napa cabbage, fuji apples and non GMO corn left in my fridge, I decided to make a slaw. There are many ways you can make … Read more Fall Slaw with Apples and Corn
The original corn from years ago had twice as much protein as our modern corn and significantly less starch. Over the years, it has been transformed through several mutations, hundreds of generations of human selection and genetic manipulation resulting into a modern super sweet variety that can contain up to 40% sugar. It is also much lower in phytonutrients than earlier corn. Nowadays, stores advertise … Read more A Simple Sauce transforms an Ear of Corn
Those fantastic little peppers that everyone is raving about are called “padron”! I get them quite often in my Talley Farms CSA box and they make the best appetizer simply by coating them with olive oil, seasoning with salt and pepper and pan frying or grilling them to blistering, smokey perfection. So far, I have also served them in omelets, fritters and roasted with other veggies. (You … Read more Make Padron Peppers the Center of your Meal!