Author: Bryan Housel

Beet and Goat Cheese Hummus

Beet and Goat Cheese Hummus

Beets are one of those veggies that are a bit scary, but versatile enough that you can sneak them into almost any other recipe to make things interesting (remember Beet Meatloaf?).  This recipe from...

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Farm News – August 29, 2016

Hello Everyone!  This week marks the beginning of the second half of the season (time flies when you’re eating well!).  We still have three more weeks of summer officially and we hope for at...

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Farm News – August 22, 2016

Hello Everyone!  So we have finally gotten some relief from the heat!  The cold front brought us a small amount of rain as it moved in, a little more would have been welcome but...

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Farm News – August 15, 2016

Hi Folks!  It is my firm belief (or perhaps my desperate hope) that we are over the worse of the heat wave.  It’s been a tough couple of weeks!  I thought that it was...

Okra

Okra

In the south, it’s available year-round, but for the rest of us, summer is a great time to take advantage of fresh okra. While it looks like a ridged pepper, okra belongs to the...

Bhindi Masala

Bhindi Masala

Bhindi (okra) is a staple in Indian cuisine. This recipe for Bhindi Masala comes from Slate Magazine. If you were scarred by stewed okra as a child, you might be wary of overcooking your...

Tomatillos

Tomatillos

Tomatillos are also called “tomate verde” in Mexico (which means green tomato) and are considered a staple in Mexican cooking.  They are a member of the nightshade family, related to tomatoes.  Tomatillos now grow everywhere in...

Guingambó Guisado (Stewed Okra)

Guingambó Guisado (Stewed Okra)

Okra has a rich history in southern and Caribbean cooking.  This recipe found on the Hot, Cheap, and Easy food blog is a classic Puerto Rican okra stew made with ham (you can also substitute bacon!)....

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Farm News – August 8, 2016

Hello Everyone!  We received about 2/10 of an inch of rain on Saturday from a brief downpour.  It appears we will have multiple chances of precipitation during the week ahead and dry spell is...

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Farm News – August 1, 2016

Hi Everyone! So we finally got some rain, a bit over 2 inches with a little more expected overnight.  We are very fortunate not to have been deluged.  I have heard that some NJ...