Whenever you are planning to pair citrus with a roasted dish, use every part of the citrus to create an amazing depth of flavor. If I am using lemon juice, for instance, adding some zest to a recipe really perks it up nicely. When roasting vegetables, fish or chicken, adding some thinly sliced lemon to the roasting pan creates the most mouthwatering caramelized fruit ever. The lemons turn a wonderful mix of … Read more Roast Lemons and Broccoli together for Mouthwatering Goodness!
I have received so many wonderful varieties of citrus from Talley Farms lately and because everything I get is so fresh, it lasts a really long time in my produce drawer. With so much variety I thought it would be really pretty to combine all of the different colors and styles together in one dish. On “thekitchen.com” blog that I follow there was a Winter Citrus … Read more In a Citrus Kind of Mood!
Many of our diets have moved to more healthier options on a daily basis. Then why do we still find mostly fat laden dips with chips and heavy sauced meat options at parties? Other than the occasional crudite tray with ranch dressing, I find it difficult to find something healthy to eat at most potlucks. Well here is a great item that is easy, healthy and … Read more Tired of Unhealthy Party Food? Serve a Tray of these Tasty Cabbage Wraps!
I received the most amazing Green and Gold Kiwi in my Talley Farms CSA box! They were already ripened and ready to eat. The fruit is not only exquisite, but absolutely delish! They also contain numerous phytonutrients as well as well known vitamins and minerals that promote your health. They are an excellent source of Vitamin C and dietary fiber. I thought the Kiwi would pair nicely with my … Read more Green and Gold Kiwi highlight this Mouthwatering Salad!
Nothing wakes up the flavor of a mild tasting squash like a little Sriracha yogurt and some Cilantro sauce! Yotam Ottolenghi, the king of vegetables, does it again with his creative combinations of flavors and spices. The squash is nicely roasted with a cinnamon mixture basted on the outside. A little Sriracha mixed with yogurt serves the base for this side dish. Everything is then topped with … Read more A Delicata Squash side dish with Pizazz!
I had a great time at the Inspired Home Expo of Paso Robles last week. I was one of the featured chefs in the Idler Demonstration Kitchen introducing some of Talley Farms incredible fresh produce. For my demonstration, I selected a recipe to showcase their bicolor non-GMA corn, yellow summer squash and heirloom tomatoes. The dish I created was Squash Corn Fritters with an Heirloom Tomato Concasse. One … Read more Getting Creative with Corn in these Squash Corn Fritters!
You may have made a bean salad in the past and if not, you’ve surely eaten one. They are usually healthy and somewhat tasty, but often unexciting. However, if you combine these fantastic fresh Talley Farms French green and wax beans with the ingredients in this salad, you will have something utterly extraordinary! The base salad is made with a mixture of three beans; French … Read more Greek Yogurt and Smoked Trout turn this Bean Salad into something Extraordinary!
Here’s a great idea for a healthy and delicious appetizer to take to your Superbowl Party this weekend. The recipe is for Black Bean Nachos with Kiwi Salsa and it’s a real winner! If you’re a Talley Farms Fresh Harvest CSA member, then the timing couldn’t be more perfect as you’ll be receiving fresh kiwi’s, cilantro and purple radishes in this week’s box. If not, … Read more Just in Time for Game Day!