Week 14- Tell Us How You Leek It

Check out this wonderful article for several ideas on how to use your leeks this week! This one is probably going to be our favorite… Leek & Bacon Pie 4 small or 2 large leeks 6 slices thick-cut bacon, cut crosswise into 1-inch pieces 1/2 teaspoon salt 2/3 cup baking mix 1/4 tsp pepper 1 cup milk 4 large eggs, lightly beaten Preheat the oven to 325°F. Lightly grease a 9-inch … More Week 14- Tell Us How You Leek It

Milking time

It’s quiet, not much noise except the sound of milk streams hitting the stainless steel pail. There are occasional movements, shifting from leg to leg and the scooting of the bucket-seat to find a more comfortable position. It’s seven o’clock in the morning and we’ve settled into a pretty nice groove; it’s milking time. Now, … More Milking time

Week 16

Balsamic-Roasted Roots 1-2 lbs baby potatoes, cubed 1 bunch carrot (cut diagonally in chunks) 1 bunch beets, cubed (greens cut off and saved for later) 1 onion, thinly sliced 8 cloves garlic, peeled & smashed 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar 1/4 cup butter, melted 8 sprigs fresh thyme (or 1 tsp dried) 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon fresh … More Week 16

Week 16

Beet greens are a food that is often overlooked because of the tasty and eye-catching root at their end. Make no mistake, they are great food. I recently stumbled across a site that offered several twists on beet greens that we’re excited to try. Beet Greens and Feta Pasta Recipe INGREDIENTS Sea salt 2 tablespoons olive oil … More Week 16

Sweet Basil Pesto

Pesto Recipe (from our good friend Anna) 1 c fresh basil leaves 2-3 garlic cloves 1/4 c walnuts 1/3 c grated parmesan cheese 1/3 c olive oil Combine ingredients in food processor or blender and enjoy whichever way you like.  “Green” egg on Toast fresh pesto sliced bread eggs Spread pesto on bread slices and pop into … More Sweet Basil Pesto

Swiss Chard roll-ups

A tasty summer treat! You’ll need: 12 large leaves of Swiss chard 1/2 lb. smoked mozzarella (or equivalent fresh mozzarella or goat cheese), cut into 1/4 inch cubes 3/4 cup dried fruit, such as apricots, raisins, or dates, cut into 1/4 inch cubes 3 tablespoons crushed walnuts or toasted pine nuts toothpicks (or kabob skewers) … More Swiss Chard roll-ups

More chard…

Berry Green Smoothie 2-4 chard leaves 1/2 c berries (cherries are in season too!) 1 ripe banana splash of orange or apple juice (enough to make it the consistency of your choosing) crushed ice Blend thoroughly and enjoy.