If you like jalapeno poppers, then I’ve got a treat for you! We got jalapenos in this week’s share, and I combined them with the hot pepper cheese curds from the Fun Share, some roasted garlic cheese, cream cheese, and feta cheese (that’s the secret weapon!) for an out-of-this-world spicy treat. Best of all, they […]
This week’s share gave us patty pan squash (y’know, those little squashes that look like flying saucers?), fennel, and Roma tomatoes. Oh! And BASIL. So I decided to grill for dinner last night, and I added a sweet onion, a few mushrooms, and some Brie cheese to the mix. Then I topped everything with a […]
Dang it’s been hot lately! I think July is going to set some records here in Helena and elsewhere around Montana. When it gets really hot sometimes my appetite goes the way of the dodo and nothing sounds good to eat. I tend to focus on juicy fruits and vegetables–apples, nectarines, tomatoes, cucumbers, sugar snap […]
Eggplants, squashes, tomatoes, oh my! Oui, we’re making ratatouille! This week’s video is a dandy–trés bien!
I know I’m a little late posting this video this week, but I think the wait was worth it! This is a 2-part recipe: a roasted garlic
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I love ranch dressing–and I love the powdered mix you can buy in those little packets in the grocery store, but they are expensive, and they always have hard-to-pronounce ingredients in them, including monosodium glutamate, or MSG. MSG has its issues (I have a friend who claims it gives her migraines) and so I try […]
Garlic scapes have arrived with Week 3 of the CSA–one of my all-time favorite produce items. Many of us get really excited when the garlic scapes arrive. There are a lot of ways to use garlic scapes, but this is my go-to recipe because it is so versatile. You can add any number of herbs, […]
This early in the season, we get a lot of greens in the CSA shares: bok choy, chard, spinach, arugula, lettuce, kale…that’s what grows in Montana this time of year. I’m not complaining, though. After a long winter, the abundance of greens is most welcome. That said, there are only so many days in a […]
Week 1 of the CSA has come and gone!! Here’s a creative way to use your share.
The first CSA pick up was yesterday, and as promised, I created a video to demonstrate a way to cook up your shares. I used 5 of the 7 items in our share (I was so hungry after I finished making the celeriac chips that I forgot to use the mixed greens –oops!). Not a bad way to start of the season. Enjoy your share and thanks for choosing to eat locally! I’ll post the recipe later this week here.
This week Urban Farmgal is cooking up Asian garlic scape pesto noodles, grilled pork shoulder steak, and Dutch oven peach-huckleberry cobbler–at a cabin in the mountains! The Asian garlic scape peso recipe is here. Sara will show you how to make it in June when we get them with our shares!