Monthly Archive: October 2015

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News – October 29, 2015

Hello Everyone! So after the ice had melted and a few days had gone by we were able to assess the damage from last week’s deep freeze. It was fairly substantial; many crops that...

Too Blue for You Mashed Potatoes

“Too Blue for You” Mashed Potatoes

Blue potatoes may look a little strange, but they are delicious!  These potatoes have a meaty flesh that is great for mashing.  The blue color will fade a bit as they cook.  This recipe...

Winter Squash Bread

Winter Squash Bread

Not sure what to do with your extra squash?  Instead of pumpkin bread, try this recipe with another orange fleshed squash.

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News – October 22, 2015

Hello Folks, We had a flurry of weather events over the weekend including a brief flurry of snow. On Friday night we had our first frost of the season followed by our first hard...

Cippolini Onions

Cippolini Onions

Cippolini (aka Cipolline) are small flat onions with a mild flavor. Their flat shape and size make them excellent candidates for roasting whole. The biggest problem with these little gems is getting the skin...

Sleepy Lettuce Soup

Sleepy Lettuce Soup

Had enough salad for the season?  You can add your lettuce to a soup.  This recipe is from the book “You Are What You Eat” by Dr. Gillian McKeith.

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News – October 15, 2015

Hello Everyone! So the days are getting shorter and the nights are getting colder. While it is forecast to be a mild fall with above normal average temps we will still have a killing...

Harvest Stuffed Acorn Squash

Harvest Stuffed Acorn Squash

From the cookbook, Cooking Close to Home, here is a colorful recipe that is simple to make. The recipe serves 4. Enjoy!

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News – October 8, 2015

Hi Folks, so after much premature hysteria we were spared from the wrath of Hurricane Joaquin. We nevertheless received about 3½ inches of rain from 3 days of drizzle and occasional showers. This will...