Three easy Waldorf salad recipes
March 14, 2019
The original Waldorf salad was created in the 1890s by the maître d' of the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City. It included only diced red-skinned apples, celery, and mayonnaise. Chopped walnuts were added not long after, but this famous salad has seen many incarnations since. Please enjoy the...
Deliciously simple roasted cauliflower with orange zest
February 27, 2019
Cauliflower is nutritious and delicious! This versatile vegetable is a great substitute for high-carb foods—it can be used for soups, stews, salads, rice, mashes, and more. It’s also a great source of vitamin C, fiber, and potassium. Orange zest and juice brighten this...
The FruitGuys’ intro to homemade jams and jellies
February 21, 2019
Canning helps us make new family traditions and memories. This year included a kitchen covered in splashes of red pomegranate juice, mashing batches of persimmons to music, and making massive amounts of spaghetti sauce with my brother’s family, kids and all. I often hear stories like...
Authentic paella recipe
December 13, 2018
Paella has been a favorite in Spanish homes for centuries. Most historians agree that this rice-based dish originated in the Spanish city of Valencia, which has been a major producer of rice for more than a thousand years. Paella's historical roots are very humble, as it was primarily a...
Seasonal sunchoke recipe
November 29, 2018
The sunchoke, aka Jerusalem artichoke, is the tuber from a very tall sunflower-like plant that originated in North America and looks a bit like ginger root. Sunchokes are mild and quite easy to cook. Their flavor is reminiscent of artichoke hearts and potatoes. They are a delightful...
Simple persimmon salad recipe
November 15, 2018
Recipe by Rebecca Dienner for The FruitGuys Two of winter's tastiest treats—squash and persimmon—come together in this healthy, colorful salad recipe. INGREDIENTS Winter squash, 2 cups, sliced (after cooking) Fuyu persimmon (1 large or 2 small) Seeds from 1 pomegranate 2–3 cups kale (destemmed),...
Easy ratatouille recipe
November 8, 2018
By FarmShares member Lisa Lawrence, courtesy of Capay Valley Farm Shop This classic French dish is perfect year-round. Use this easy ratatouiile recipe to fill the kitchen with delicious aromas and satisfy your tastebuds with a multicolored mélange of vegetables. It’s the perfect dish to...
Three cooling meal ideas
July 27, 2017
When the weather and your schedule both heat up, the last thing you want to do is march into the kitchen at the end of a long, hot day and crank up the oven to cook dinner. These three entrées are easy, speedy, and delicious, and the leftovers make for an easy work lunch the next day. They’re...
Four summer fruit salads to love
June 29, 2017
Now that hot weather is upon us, all signs point to fruit salad. Many fruits are at their peak in July and August, so eating as much of your favorites as possible should be high on your summer to-do list. Colorful, sweet, and refreshing, fruit salad will help you win all the summer parties, from...
May 17, 2017
Recipe by The FruitGuys Corn on the cob is the perfect spring and summer snack—it’s delicious cold or warm! INGREDIENTS Ears of corn Salt and pepper to taste Butter or olive oil Optional extras: Fresh lime juice Balsamic vinegar Chili powder Cheese (freshly grated parmesan works great) PREPARATION...