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!
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!
Apple and Smashed Cucumber Salad It might sound crazy, but you need to be smashing your cucumbers. Serious Eats proclaims that smashing cucumbers for salads and side dishes has been a popular preparation of the vegetable in Asia for years, 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!
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!
Fresh Vegetables Artichokes Keep artichokes refrigerated (32-36°F), storing in a perforated plastic bag to retain moisture. Steam and serve with browned butter and vinaigrette for dipping. Arugula Keep arugula refrigerated (32-36°F), stored in a perforated plastic bag, away from fruits Read on!
1 cup purple jasmine rice (substitute regular jasmine rice if desired) 1 1/4 cups water 1 1/2 teaspoons coriander seeds, toasted 1 pound cucumbers quartered lengthwise and sliced crosswise 1/4 inch thick 1 bunch scallions, thinly sliced 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive Read on!