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In Season: What we’re doing with Cabbage

I adore pot stickers. I mean, really love them. Like, a lot. I’m also a huge fan, as many of you already know, of preserving our summer bounty for winter consumption. The one thing I generally dislike about Chinese food … Continue reading

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In Season: What else we’re doing with Eggplant

This will be the last weekend for eggplant at market and I will admit I’m sad about this. A few years ago, I wouldn’t have cared one way or the other because it was just eggplant. I didn’t “get” it. … Continue reading

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In Season: What we’re doing with Virtus Radicchio

Earlier this season, we talked about escarole and endive, delicious and versatile bitter greens. Welcome to the world of Virtus Radicchio. This bitter green can be used in a very similar manner to escarole and endive, so feel free to … Continue reading

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In Season: What we’re doing with Roasted Tomato Sauce

When we were in Spain last November, we stopped by an Italian (very rare) restaurant near our AirBnB flat. Matt ordered Gnocchi De La Mama, gnocchi in tomato sauce. He was a bit skeptical, because he generally likes gnocchi with … Continue reading

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In Season: What we’re doing with Winter Squash & Kale

I have two favorite soups. Turkey Chard Chili and this. A couple weeks ago, I cooked up a double batch of both. They sat, simmering on the stove, and I couldn’t decide which one to have for dinner because they … Continue reading

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In Season: What we’re doing with Tomatoes

In 2014 ¬†we had an amazing crop of tomatoes. I mean, incredible. Literally tons of tomatoes. I made everything you can think of and more that summer. Canned tomatoes, passata, roasted tomato sauce, ketchup, salsa, spaghetti sauce, tomato jam, chutney, … Continue reading

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In Season: What we’re doing with Eggplant

It took a while for me to find my love for eggplant. We didn’t eat it growing up and I definitely didn’t venture out on my own during the college years. It was actually when Matt and I started dating … Continue reading

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In Season: What we’re doing with Cucumbers

It’s late August and we are now swimming in cucumbers. I am absolutely fine with this “problem”. If we had tomato and cucumber salad for every meal during the height of summer, I’d be happy as pie. I do realize, … Continue reading

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In Season: What we’re doing with Zucchini, Summer Squash, & Eggplant

Mondays and Thursdays are long. To be honest, most days are long this time of year. But on Thursday, we get up at 4:30am to bake granola and biscuits, make hummus and pesto, and roast coffee beans. Then, we head … Continue reading

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In Season: What we’re doing with Swiss Chard

Swiss chard is one of the most beautiful plants we grow. The stalks vary from white to yellow to pink to red to striped and the large green leaves are accented by veins of matching colors. Swiss chard is a … Continue reading

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