Monthly Archive: August 2010

Red and Green Buttermilk Coleslaw

Red and Green Buttermilk Coleslaw

Here’s another colorful variation on a traditional summer party staple, taken from a William Sonoma cookbook, Cooking from the Farmers’ Market. The recipe serves 6.

Bell Pepper Slaw

Bell Pepper Slaw

Looking for a colorful presentation at your next BBQ? Here’s an idea, taken from a recent issue of the Food Network Magazine. The recipe serves 6 to 8 side dishes. (Feel free to substitute...

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News- August 26, 2010

Hi Folks, It’s been a dry summer and we’ve been waiting and hoping for some rain. Many of the scattered storms that have been about have missed us and we finally had to hand...

Creamy Tomato Soup

Creamy Tomato Soup

This recipe hails from Illinois Farmer John’s cookbook, The Real Dirt on Vegetables. If you do not have whole cloves, you can use a pinch of ground clove instead. The recipe yields 4-6 servings.

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News- August 19, 2010

Hi Folks, This will be a brief update since I am late in writing it. My computer died last week and after determining that it was not worth fixing, today I purchased a new...

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News- August 12, 2010

Hi Folks, It’s been getting rather dry again here on the farm — nearly 2 weeks without a substantial rainfall — and while there is still some moisture deeper in the ground, the surface...

Steak and Veggie Wraps

Steak and Veggie Wraps

When my cousin brought me an enormous bag of cherry tomatoes, I had to be creative. The day after a big steak dinner, I came up with this quick and easy recipe for leftover...

Thyme

Thyme

There are actually over 100 varieties of thyme, but only 2 that are used in the kitchen: Garden thyme and lemon thyme. Garden thyme has a woodsy, pungent aroma, while lemon thyme, when crushed,...

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Farm News – August 5, 2010

Hello Folks, We’ve arrived at August, having survived a scorching July, and happy for the more moderate temperatures we’ve enjoyed over the past week. A few passing storms have brought us just enough rain...