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!
I get a lot of carrots from my Talley Farms Fresh Harvest CSA. I use them in tons of different dishes; chopped, julienned, sliced, whole and best of all served raw with an assortment of dips. They are some of the most flavorful carrots I have ever tasted. In the past, I have made a strong point against purchasing the little carrots packed in liquid … Read more Love this Way to Make Carrots!!
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
I have been a bit under the weather lately and have been craving soup constantly. Not only is it physically soothing and easy to digest, it seems to add an emotional factor to the equation. I love soups of every kind and find that they are an item that you can rarely go wrong with. You can spend hours simmering, blending, removing and adding ingredients for … Read more 12 Minute Stracciatella Soup for Breakfast
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?