Monthly Archive: October 2010

Oven Roasted Kabocha Squash

Oven Roasted Kabocha Squash

This recipe is from  tinyurbankitchen.com. The author of the blog describes this squash as being like candy. You will need some strong muscles and a sharp knife, preferably a cleaver to cut the squash. (more…)

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News- October 28, 2010

Hi Folks,

Things are beginning to wind down a bit here on the farm. We are done seeding and transplanting crops for harvest this season. We have finished digging the sweet potatoes and most of the white potatoes as well. (more…)

Parsnip soup

Parsnip soup

Ingredients:

note: that amounts are approximate.

1 onion, peeled and chopped
About one pound of parsnips, peeled and cut into 2-3 inch chunks
Olive oil to coat bottom of soup pot
1 quart chicken or vegetable stock (Trader Joes’s is fine) or enough to generously cover the parsnips
Salt and freshly ground black or white pepper (more…)

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News- October 21, 2010

Hi Folks,

I hope you are all enjoying the beautiful fall weather. There is no rain in the forecast this week, at least for the moment. This is good news since the ground is quite saturated. (more…)

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News- October 14, 2010

Hi Folks,

We had our first frost this past Saturday night. As warm as it has been, I was hoping we would get a couple more weeks from the warm weather crops. The old saying “you can’t always get what you want” is especially true in farming. (more…)

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News- October 7. 2010

Hi Folks,

The dry spell has officially ended! I guess it’s too much to ask, to have a balance between the sunshine and the rain and we have to accept the feast or famine pattern that has become the norm. Fortunately the fields here in Andover are very well drained and have been able to absorb the 7” of water that fell last week with no flooding. The greatest challenge during long rainy stretches is getting the harvesting done. (more…)