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!
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!
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
When it’s cool and damp outside, nothing warms you up better than a cup of hot chili. My normal go-to chili recipe is for Turkey Chili, but I was in the mood for something new. I thought this would be a perfect time to pull out my Cuisinart Cook Central. It’s a slow cooker that also has settings for roasting, brown & sautéing and steaming. No need … Read more A Twist on Chili; Vegetarian Style with Sweet Potatoes!
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 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?