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Leeks can be used in many ways but here’s a classic that is always a hit.  Vichyssoise - a cold leek and potato soup. *try this recipe with sweet potatoes instead of regular potatoes! 6 leeks 2 T. butter 1 T. olive oil 3 large potatoes 4 cups chicken broth salt and pepper pinch of nutmeg 1/2 cup heavy cream chives for garnish Sauté chopped leeks in butter and oil until soft. Add peeled and diced potatoes. Season with salt and pepper. Add chicken broth and bring to boil. Lower heat and simmer for about 30 minutes. Puree with immersion...

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Beets - Bunched beets for your culinary pleasure Sweet Potatoes - Great for baking or steaming.  Try with leeks and kale for an amazing veggie main dish. "Yellow Sauce" - A tomato sauce made exclusively with orange banana paste tomatoes and salt.  The color is outstanding. Asian Greens Mix - A mix of Pac Choi, Napa Cabbage, and Daikon Radish greens that make a great salad or stir fry. Apple Cider - A great mix of our apples went into this sweet cider.  Look for the pints in the store fridge.

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Three nights in a row where temperatures were in the mid 30's!  The weather shift and potential for heavy frost meant a lot of activity for those of us that were here at the farm this past weekend.  We harvested our onions and shallots, winter squash and pumpkins, and any ripe paste tomatoes.  We don't have the same kind of onion harvest we did last year, but after two off years for winter squash, we finally have a decent haul.  We did end up with a significant widespread frost, but only in the lower parts of the farm.  The young...

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Long Pie Pumpkin - Great for soups, puddings, and of course, pies.  Cut in half lengthwise to remove seeds then bake in the oven at 425° face down on a baking sheet until soft. Apples and Apple Cider - Look for apples and apple cider in the store starting on Friday.  The apples from one of our trees are delicious and would be great for you to eat fresh or bake with.  Our cider is a mix of all the apples that grow on the farm and we sell it refrigerated in pint jars.

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Leeks Red Onions Spaghetti Squash Tomatoes Tomatillos Watermelon Basil Parsley

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I love making a sauce with tomatillos to go over chicken. Just simmer a few minutes until soft, drain, chop, and put in pan with sautéed onions and garlic, stir and cook down a little. Add salt and pepper. Voila! A gourmet sauce in minutes. Great on rice, chicken, chicken livers, just about anything you are serving.

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