Many people ask me how I continue to come up with new ideas for my Talley Farms Fresh Harvest CSA produce. Well I must admit, it does take some research and thought to create something new every week. But it never ceases to amaze me at the infinite number of ways there are to combine and create new recipes with their fabulous produce! Lately I have resorted … Read more Get your “Healthy” on with this Nutrient Packed Soup!
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!!
Kale, kale, kale…is it losing it’s wonder? Kale has been one of the most “talked-about” vegetables of the last few years. Are people getting tired of it? I submit that the nutritional benefits that it holds, should keep you in the kale fan club for years to come. Some of the more apparent benefits of kale are it’s anti-inflammatory and antioxidant benefits. It is a … Read more 3 Tips to a Perfect Kale Salad
I am starting out the new year on a regimen of healthy eating. Not that I don’t eat healthy all of the time, because I would consider my diet pretty nutritious. However, over the holidays, I do indulge way more than normal. I have found that adding sugar to your diet can be quite addicting! I am usually an occasional dessert or sweet eater, but after the … Read more Start Your Year off with a Delicious AND Nutritious Meal!
My tomato garden, this year was better than last but still not fantastic. The tomatoes were sparse and smaller than they should have been. However, they were juicy, sweet and scrumptious so I am thrilled about that. I tried to use them in recipes where I could showcase their wonderful taste and beauty since they were lacking in abundance. This savory tart adapted from Yotam Ottolenghi allowed … Read more A Savory Tart makes a Great Side Dish!
I’ve been trying to make the most of the last of my summer bounty. With beautiful Roma tomatoes and Fresh non-GMO bi-color corn from Talley Farms, I decided to combine some processes for using them together. I have been committed to finding ways to keep the most nutritional value in my fresh produce while cooking and preparing meals. This means using them as close as possible to … Read more The End of Summer’s Bounty
Yotam Ottolenghi is the superstar of vegetable cooking. He is one of my culinary idols as I love his sense of creativity and uniqueness. I have selected to do an in-depth study of his cooking style and will be sharing it with you. Stay tuned for some fantastic farm fresh ideas coming your way! This week I made his Cauliflower, Grape and Cheddar Salad. I … Read more Yotam Ottolenghi achieves Greatness by Combining Flavors!
I am a serious fan of my Talley Farms CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) Program. Like the rest of you though, some weeks I end up going out too much and I’m left with veggies that I haven’t used and don’t want to waste. That is when I look for something to make that will utilize a bunch of items in one recipe. This salad is perfect for … Read more Use up your CSA Veggies in this Incredible Salad!
What a wonderful collection of delectable carrots I receive from my Talley Farms CSA program. I try to find recipes that will showcase their beauty as well as taste. This tart is the perfect way to accomplish it. Homemade Ricotta Cheese (recipe included), puff pastry and an array of colorful carrots make this a masterpiece! When using organic carrots, it isn’t necessary to peel them … Read more Showcase Your Array of Carrots in this Delish Carrot-Ricotta Tart
Have you ever found yourself with a stash of unused veggies in your fridge and wondered what to do with such an assortment? Well, I certainly have. Since I cook mostly for two on a daily basis, I find that there are portions of this and that left in my veggie drawer that I just don’t want to waste. So, what do I do … Read more What Do I Do With All These Veggies?