Author: Bryan Housel

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News – August 27, 2018

Hey Everyone! So, it hasn’t rained in 5 days now, and it looks as though we may make it a full week! Thursday seems to be our next chance for the wet stuff. The...

Arugula

Arugula

If you ever see a salad green referred to as “rocket,” it’s simply another name for arugula, or roquette in French. Yet another brassicaceae along with kale and cauliflower, its delightfully pungent leaves have been cultivated...

Arugula Tomato Pasta

Arugula Tomato Pasta

This Arugula Tomato Pasta recipe, found on Sumpsimus’s blog, is an easy summer dish made with arugula, tomatoes, and a creamy garlic sauce that comes together in minutes.  Enjoy!

Potato Lettuce Soup

Potato Lettuce Soup

Found on epicurious.com, this lettuce soup recipe is a great way to use the lettuce’s outer leaves and ribs, which usually go to waste.  Any kind of potato and any salad greens, including lettuce,...

Basil Arugula Pesto

Basil Arugula Pesto

From Bon Appetit magazine, a quick easy pesto to toss over pasta, salad, or spread on toast.

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News – August 20, 2018

Hey Folks! “The sky is crying, Can’t you see the tears roll down the street” – Elmore James So, we just can’t seem to get two days in a row without the heavens opening...

Peppers

Bell Peppers

Bell peppers belong to the nightshade (Solanaceae) family of plants, along with chili pepper, cayenne pepper, eggplant, tomatoes and potatoes (except sweet potatoes and yams).  Their scientific name is Capsicum annuum.  This scientific name,...

Spanish Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

Spanish Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

This recipe, courtesy of food blogger minimalistbaker.com, is a vegan and gluten and dairy free twist on stuffed peppers.  These protein packed stuffed peppers are fantastic by themselves, but try them topped with salsa, avocado...