Monthly Archive: August 2015

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News – August 27, 2015

Hello Everyone!  On Thursday of last week a series of storms delivered nearly 2 ½ inches of rain. This is, of course, more than we really wanted at one time, especially since most of...

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News – August 20, 2015

Hi Everyone!  So I thought we were almost done with the brutal heat and humidity for this year but I guess the forecasters were wrong (imagine that!). We received about an inch of rain...

Purslane

Purslane

Purslane is one of those plants that grows unbidden all over, and yet, it is embraced by foodies around the world for its succulent leaves and stems. Originally from India, this fleshy plant resembles...

Italian Vegetable Stew (Ciambotta)

Italian Vegetable Stew (Ciambotta)

This recipe from Gourmet Magazine (via epicurious.com)  is a great way to put your summer CSA shares to use.  You can even use stock or bullion to kick up the taste.  Serves 6 –...

Beet and Cabbage Soup

Beet and Cabbage Soup

This recipe was recommended by a CSA member and can be found on epicurious.com. This soup can be served hot or cold, and you can adjust the amount of jalapeño peppers (or season with cumin or chili...

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News – August 13, 2015

Hello Everyone!  The weather continues to be excellent for growing and for living. We are a little on the dry side but are hoping to catch some rain in the next couple of days....

Eggplant Parmesan on Angel Hair

Classic Eggplant Parmesan

Overwhelmed with all of the eggplant that we have been getting in the shares?  Eggplant Parmesan is an easy family favorite, and freezes well for future eating!

Awesome Eggrolls

Awesome Eggrolls

Here’s a new way to use some of the cabbage we’ve been getting. It’s a bit of work, but well worth it, courtesy of allrecipes.com.