Author: Bryan Housel

Cheesy Zucchini Bake

Easy Cheesy Zucchini Bake

This recipe, from Penzey’s Spice catalog, serves 4 easily and uses several squash and some of the herbs we should be getting this week.

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News – July 18, 2013

Hi Folks, We’re having a heat wave! I always try to look on the bright side; I’d like to say that while the heat won’t be good for some crops it will benefit others....

Cilantro Pesto

Cilantro Pesto

Here’s a great use of cilantro from fellow member Margot Partridge. It’s from the “simply scratch” website.

Dried Summer Savory

Summer Savory

Summer savory is commonly used as a flavoring for soups, stews, and marinades. But it is also known as the “bean herb” because it goes so well with many types of beans, especially green...

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News – July 11, 2013

Hello everyone, Well, we are into the “dog days of summer” now with the heat and humidity making field work a challenge to say the least. The rain has let up enough for us...

Simple Broccoli Soup

Simple Broccoli Soup

This simple soup is equally good hot or cold; with the temperatures climbing well into the 80s and 90s this week, it is quick and easy to make on the stove. You can readily...

Purslane Salad With Cherries and Feta

Purslane Salad with Cherries and Feta

Recently spied in the New York Times June 25, 2013 issue, Martha Shulman offers up this salad using purslane — how timely! The recipe serves 4 as a side.

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News – July 3, 2013

Hi Folks, I suppose I don’t need to tell you that it’s been raining a lot. The wet conditions have been a boon to many of the early crops, the lettuce and other greens,...

Pattypan Squash

Pattypan Squash

If you are new to the CSA, and looked in the summer squash bin last week, you may have avoided this beauty.  Pattypan squash taste quite similar to other summer squash. Their unique shape...