New Southern Summer Salad When we think of Southern food, we call to mind simmered greens seasoned with pork, fried chicken, and creamy gravy. Comforting food, familiar, but maybe a little heavy. On our tables, there’s something very different going Read on!
Without a Recipe: Cucumbers With their characteristic cool crunch, cucumbers are the perfect summertime treat. Our farmers grew many unusual varieties, including pickling, slicing, heirloom, and cuca-melon varieties. They’re all equally great for salads and snacking, and most make great Read on!
Emerald Salad The grayer the weather, the more we eat with our eyes. On days like this, color is a stand-in for sunshine, reminding us that the world will one day again be bright and cheerful. Inspired by this week’s Read on!
Quick Combos: Eggplant, Watermelon, Green Beans, Sweet Potatoes, Summer Squash and Cucumbers Eggplant We love a comforting late summer dish of Pasta alla Norma. Saute cubed eggplant, onion and garlic and stir into your favorite marinara. Toss with fresh basil Read on!
Quick Combos: Radishes, Summer Squash, Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Green Beans Radishes Crunchy radishes are a Farmhouse favorite on sandwiches. Layer thinly sliced radishes on lightly toasted Easy Tiger 9 grain slathered with chevre. Sprinkle with Texas Jurassic Salt and freshly ground Read on!
Cucumber Salad with Almond Picada, Feta & Honey When it comes to growing food, you’d be amazed to learn about the innovative farming tactics that can minimize soil (think aquaponics) and sunlight (think grow lights and greenhouse technologies). The Read on!
[print_link] Here is a refreshing soup for the dog days of summer, when temperatures approach the triple digits and the heat feels inescapable. Yogurt provides a cool and tangy backdrop for the quenching, fresh bitterness of the cucumber, and golden Read on!
By Elizabeth Winslow “Never trust a skinny cook.” It only makes sense. Someone who loves food, lives for it, thinks and dreams about it constantly, is not likely to be wafer-thin. At times I find myself a little too trustworthy, Read on!
Late-summer crops are always full of memories. Perhaps because I spent so much of my childhood summers in Louisiana with my grandparents, or perhaps just because summer cooking took over my grandmother’s life and filled her house with the steamy Read on!