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In Season: What we’re doing with Beets

Beets. They’re like cilantro. You either love them or hate them. Matt loves them. Until fairly recently, probably 5 years ago, I was in the other category. The dish that changed my opinion was Matt’s beet salad, probably because it … Continue reading

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In Season: What we’re doing with Barese Swiss Chard

Barese Swiss chard is chard bred to grow and look like bok choy. If you’re a gardener know that flea beetles love bok choy. Holes in produce does not bother us, but the holes don’t settle as well with everyone … Continue reading

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Fresh Tomatoes & Burrata

When we crave tasty and unique cheese, we order from Murray’s (http://www.murrayscheese.com). Our last order consisted of Brebirousse D’Argentalk (stinky and runny for me, my favorite!), Maplebrook Burrata, Klaverkaas Estate Gouda (the taste takes us back to Amsterdam), Bayley Hazen … Continue reading

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Shrimp in Tomato Sauce

I finally pulled out the last bag of whole, frozen tomatoes. Until a couple years ago, I didn’t realize you could freeze tomatoes. After a quick rinse, I freeze them in a single layer on a cookie sheet. Then I … Continue reading

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Sunday Dinner

Every now and then, I donate Matt as a Take Home Chef for different fundraisers. We have been pretty consistent with the American Cancer Society and St Mary’s, but have also donated a couple to friends in need. Anyway, the bonus … Continue reading

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Sunday Garden Dinner

It’s been a couple weeks now,  but one Sunday morning when Matt and I were enjoying breakfast together we started discussing dinner. We do this a lot, simply because we might have to start thawing a chicken, or begin a … Continue reading

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What you can make with your CSA basket of goods

This post serves two purposes. One, this is for our CSA shares…here are the recipes I promised! Two, for any of you interested in CSA shares next year, this is what you can look forward to eating. The half shares … Continue reading

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Local Treats

Many people, including Matt and I, were thrilled to have an artisan bread vendor at market again. Patti Duffy of Bad River Bread graced market with some great breads this weekend. We picked up a peasant loaf. (We also came … Continue reading

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Asparagus, Chives, Eggs, and Nettles

Some of you may remember my nettles post from last year. Matt and I were so excited to have foraged nettles from the trees by my parents’ house and were even more excited about how good they tasted. We did bring some … Continue reading

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Partial Garden Dinner

Each season we look forward to the first “garden dinner”, a meal comprised mostly of items from the garden/farm. Last night Matt and I had a partial garden dinner. It’s too early yet to have a full-fledged garden dinner, but … Continue reading

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