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 love baked potatoes. I love stuffed baked potatoes. Using a sweet potato for my potato choice and then stuffing it? Well now you’re on to something! The only problem with eating a stuffed baked sweet or white potato is that it can become a meal in itself, so if you pair it with a steak and another vegetable or salad, you are seriously overeating. … Read more How to Make a Salt-Baked Sweet Potato a Complete Meal!
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!!
His creativity with vegetables never ceases to amaze me! Yotam Ottolenghi has a way of coming up with unusual combinations to create fascinating recipes. They taste as wonderful as they look and always have a different twist to make them distinctive. This one is no exception. One of the unusual parts of this recipe is the seed mixture adhered to the side of the cake. Although … Read more Another Great Recipe from Yotam Ottolenghi: Cauliflower Cake!
Broccoli is one of the healthiest green vegetables you can eat. Broccoli belongs to the cruciferous vegetable family, which includes kale, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, bok choy, cabbage, collard greens, rutabaga and turnips. These nutrition powerhouses supply loads of nutrients for little calories. If you are trying to eat healthier, cruciferous vegetables like broccoli should be at the very top of your grocery list. Spinach is well known for … Read more Get Your Greens in this Healthy & Delicious Soup!
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?
I was so excited to receive two incredible and perfectly fresh fennel bulbs in my Talley Farms Fresh Harvest CSA box this week! The stalks were adorned with oodles of beautiful fronds. Since I had also received a pound of fresh brussels sprouts and a bag of navel oranges from Johnston Farms, I decided to combine them all into a wonderful dish of Orange Scented … Read more Orange Scented Roasted Veggies are the Best!