Category Archives: Fruit

Grilled Green Tomato & Nectarine Salad

This is hands down one of my favorite mid-summer treats – just as the first green tomatoes are available you should also find freshly ripe local nectarines and peaches.  This also works GREAT on the grill. Vinaigrette: 1 1/2 TBS … Continue reading

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Kale and Seasonal Fruit Salad

Ingredients: (3-4 servings) 1 Bunch of Kale 1 Tablespoon Fresh Lemon Juice Dash of Kosher Salt 1 Cup Seasonal Fruit: suggest Strawberries, Blueberries or Peaches 1 Cup Seeds or Nuts: suggest Sunflower seeds or Slivered Almonds Dressing: 1/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive … Continue reading

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Amaranth Salad

This past Thursday (July 21st) our friend Jeannette Weigelt, of Chicken and Cheese Catering, created this lovely salad during a cooking demo at the farm using smaller (or baby) Amaranth Leaves.  Everyone enjoyed the delicious result! Salad Ingredients: Amaranth Leaves (small size, 2-3 … Continue reading

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Papalo – two ways

Papalo is a uniquely flavored herb used in many Mexican dishes.  Sometimes the stems are left on the table in a glass to pick from and munch as a digestif.  It is also used sliced thin as a garnish on cooked … Continue reading

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Sweet Mint Dessert Pesto

Use this sweet pesto to drizzle over ice cream, fold into brownie batter, or to top fresh cut or grilled fruit for a lovely dessert. Ingredients:  (Yields 1 Cup) 1/2 cup Sugar 1/2 cup Water 2 cups packed Mint leaves … Continue reading

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Rhubarb and Strawberry Compote with Fresh Mint

Ingredients: • 3 cups 1/2-inch-wide pieces fresh rhubarb (cut from about 1 pound) • 3/4 cup sugar • 1/4 cup water • 1-pint container fresh strawberries, hulled, halved • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint Directions: 1. Combine rhubarb, sugar, and 1/4 … Continue reading

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Cranberry Apple Crisp

This dessert is a tart and colorful alternative to the usual baked apple desserts.  The bright red of the cranberries will get you in the mood for Thanksgiving! Ingredients:  (serves 4) 1/3 cup orange juice 1 cup white sugar 3 … Continue reading

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Squash Apple Soup

This soup takes advantage of the best of the fall flavors … squash, apple and ginger.  It also freezes well – make plenty and freeze some for the winter months to come! Ingredients (Serves 6) 1 tablespoon butter 1 onion, medium dice … Continue reading

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Cocktail: Watermelon Margaritas

Makes 4 servings.  Submitted by staff member Jeanne Fox Ingredients: 3 cups watermelon pieces – seeded & cut away from rind (optional: Freeze if you have time) 1 Tbs sugar 2 Limes – 1 juiced, 1 saved for wedges. 4 shots of Tequila … Continue reading

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Watermelon Gazpacho

Ingredients: 3 cups diced, seedless watermelon 1 cup orange juice 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 medium cucumber, peeled & rough chopped 1 small yellow bell pepper, seeded & rough chopped 1 small onion (or scallion), rough chopped 1 small jalapeno … Continue reading

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