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...
April 20, 2017
Adapted from herbsspices.about.com INGREDIENTS 1 pint (8 ounces) ripe strawberries, rinsed, hulled, and sliced 1 tablespoon sugar 2–3 teaspoons good-quality balsamic vinegar Freshly ground coarse black pepper PREPARATION Place the sliced berries in a medium nonreactive bowl (such as glass)....
March 27, 2017
Recipe by The FruitGuys INGREDIENTS 3 tablespoons fresh blood-orange juice ½ teaspoon blood-orange zest ¼ cup olive oil 1 small garlic clove, very finely minced (more or less to taste) 1 teaspoon fresh herbs of choice (parsley, basil, tarragon, cilantro, mint, oregano, rosemary, etc.), finely...
January 15, 2017
Adapted from weeatreal.com INGREDIENTS 1 Cara Cara orange (see Cook’s Note) 2 satsuma mandarins (see Cook’s Note) 2 Watermelon radishes (aka Rooseheart or Beauty Heart radishes) ¼ cup red onion (optional) 1 tablespoon fresh citrus juice (navel orange, Cara Cara, satsuma, tangerine, etc.) 1...
December 6, 2016
Courtesy of Capay Valley Farm Shop INGREDIENTS 1 bunch beets, greens removed 2 navel oranges 1 bunch arugula, trimmed and torn into bite-size pieces ⅓ medium red onion, thinly sliced ¼ cup chopped walnuts, optional 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar or lemon juice 1 teaspoon...