Author: Bryan Housel

Eggplant and Orzo Salad

Eggplant and Orzo Salad

When in Cape May, stop by George’s Place restaurant on the corner of Beach and Perry Streets for delicious Greek food.  They won’t part with their recipe but I came pretty close to re-creating...

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News – July 23, 2018

Hello Everyone!  So, we finally got some rain and now it doesn’t want to stop.  We are already at 3 inches with 2 more days of potentially substantial precipitation to come.  My crew worked...

Green Beans

Green Beans

Green beans, also known as snap beans because they “snap” when broken, are harvested when young, when the beans inside the pod are small and tender and the pods are thin. They are very...

Eggplant Rollatini

Eggplant Rollatini

Here is another classic Italian dish that makes great use of our summer eggplant shares.

Italian Vegetable Stew (Ciambotta)

Italian Vegetable Stew (Ciambotta)

This recipe from Gourmet Magazine (via epicurious.com)  is a great way to put your summer CSA shares to use.  You can even use stock or bullion to kick up the taste.  Serves 6 –...

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News – July 16, 2018

Hi Everyone!  We received a bit of rain this past Sunday morning, about a half an inch.  We need more and it seems we have a shot at some precipitation tomorrow.  We have begun...

Peanut Stuffed Lettuce Wraps

Peanut Stuffed Lettuce Wraps

A simple and delicious recipe from www.food.com and a different use for all the lettuce we’ve been getting!  The original recipe calls for 2 cups of cabbage mix, but shredding your own cabbage and...

Tzatziki

Tzatziki

Last week, someone asked what she can do with just one cucumber?  Simple – make tzatziki!  This delicious, creamy, Greek cucumber sauce keeps for about a week, and is great with grilled chicken, turkey...

Cabbage and Onion Torta

Cabbage and Onion Torta

This recipe from the New York Times is a delicious way to use up a LOT of cabbage.  This torta, filled with browned onions, silky cabbage, and plenty of creamy fontina cheese, might just...

Circle Brook Farm

Farm News – July 9, 2018

Hello Folks, it’s hot and it’s dry but that’s what it’s like in July!  At least temps have moderated a bit from last week’s brutal onslaught.  We did get about a quarter an inch...