Monthly Archive: November 2018

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News – November 12, 2018

Hi Folks! So, we have arrived at the end of another CSA season. While every season has its particular challenges, primarily weather related, this has been one for the books. While I’m not generally...

Blue Potatoes

Blue Potatoes

Because of their color, blue potatoes add a unique flair to everyday cuisine.  In their native land of South America, they are often used in conjunction with herbs and spices to make salads and...

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...

Root Vegetable Purée

Root Vegetable Purée

This recipe was originally printed in Gourmet magazine, and is an easy side dish for Thanksgiving or any day.  Makes about 7 cups.

Saag paneer

Greens with Cheese (Saag Paneer)

Here is a greens recipe, from CSA member Veronica Sidhu (author of Menus and Memories from Punjab: Meals to Nourish Body and Soul), using paneer cheese rather than lentils.  It is one most Americans...

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News – November 5, 2018

Hi Folks – So torrential rains delivered another 4 inches of water this past Friday night into Saturday morning. By Saturday afternoon, the creek behind the house overflowed and flooded the part of the...

Spinach

Spinach

Calorie for calorie, leafy green vegetables like spinach provide more nutrients than any other food.  Spinach is thought to have originated in ancient Persia.  Spinach made its way to China in the 7th century...

Bacon and Egg Coconut Flour Muffins

Bacon and Egg Coconut Flour Muffins

Found on thecoconutmama.com food blog, these bacon and egg coconut flour muffins are easy to make and are wonderful high protein breakfast option.  I make a few batches of these every month so my...

Braised Root Vegetables and Cabbage with Fall Fruit

Braised Root Vegetables and Cabbage with Fall Fruit

Here’s a simple braised vegetable dish from legendary French chef Alain Ducasse, via Food & Wine.  Gently cooking the fruit and vegetables in chicken broth makes them surprisingly delicious. Try it as a cold-weather...

Beet Meatloaf

Beet Meatloaf

Don’t be frightened by the color of this beet meatloaf recipe from www.susangreeley.com.  It’s really quite delicious!  Of course, if you already have a favorite meatloaf or burger recipe, you could probably try adding shredded beets to...