Monthly Archive: September 2014

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News – October 2, 2014

Hi Folks, We have once again been teased with the promise of rain only to be disappointed. The forecast for last Thursday was for 24 hours of rain, heavy at times, 1 to 2...

Black Bean and Tomato Quinoa

Black Bean and Tomato Quinoa

Quinoa is a fast-cooking, protein-packed whole grain. Steamed, it makes a perfect partner for lime-spiked black beans and fresh tomato.  This recipe comes from Epicurious.com.  Yields 4 side-dish-sized servings.

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News – September 25, 2014

Hi Folks, Still no rain here on the farm, and none in the forecast for at least another week! It looks like we’ll be spending a lot of time moving the sprinklers around. It’s...

Winter Squash

Winter Squash

Winter squash is really a misnomer, as these delicious treats are grown in the summer. They are edible well into the winter, however, thanks to their ability to last for months in storage.  First,...

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News – September 18, 2014

Hello Everyone, We continue on the dry side here at the farm, having received a paltry 0.3 inches from Saturdays drizzle and light rain. At least it came slowly, allowing the soil to soak...

Potato Leek Soup

Potato Leek Soup

Here is a reliable standby soup from Epicurious.com.  (If you’ve got the leeks from last week, the two are easily equivalent to the 3 listed in this recipe.)

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News – September 11, 2014

Hi Folks, We finally got some rain this past Saturday, about a half an inch. The summer squash and the beans had more or less stopped flowering, so now maybe they will be revived....

Potato Bake

Tex-Mex Potato Cake

From the cookbook, Serving up the Harvest, here is an easy (especially if you have a food processor) recipe for all those delicious potatoes we’ve been getting. It is a good dish to have...

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News – September 4, 2014

Hello Everyone, Happy Labor Day! We don’t really get to take holidays here on the farm, so today we continue to labor away! A dearth of rain continues to make our job harder; we...