May 302016
 

13221606_10153965017670935_6177802699631889330_nHello members and Happy Memorial Day! To all our veterans and military, thank you for your service!

Here is what this week’s CSA share is looking like–

Produce:

Mushrooms

Blueberries

Yellow zucchini

White patty pan squash
One of my absolute favorite things to do with squash is stuff them!
Quinoa, mushroom, and kale stuffed patty pan squash

Chioga beets

Fennel
Spring fennel & dandelion green slaw

Asparagus

Broccoli

Dandelion greens

Spicy salad mix

Leeks

Chamomile
I have been all about these herbal ice cubes lately!
Get Cooking with Chamomile!
Berry yogurt pavlovas with chamomile & lavender syrup
Sweet blueberry buttermilk pies with chamomile cream

Tuscan kale

Meat:

Milton’s Local Pork chops
Pork chop how-to

Polyface Ground beef

Sausagecraft Hot Italian Sausage

 

 

Happy Cooking!

Allie

May 302016
 

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Produce:

Asparagus

Blueberries

Turnips

Beets

Kale

Collards

  • Stuffed Collards (this recipe calls for ground pork, but we recommend trying it with this week’s ground goat meat!)

Broccoli

Leeks

Baby fennel

Radishes

Butter lettuce

Mushrooms

Garlic

 

Meat:

Ground goat from N.S. Troutman & Sons

Chicken legs/wings from Groff’s Content Farm

SausageCraft lamb sausage

 

Happy cooking!

May 162016
 
Rappahannock River Oysters

Rappahannock River Oysters

Hello members! Here is what we have in store for you this week:

Produce:

Rhubarb
Rhubarb collins
Sparkling rhubarb lemonade

Asparagus

Strawberries

Fresh garlic
How to use whole fresh garlic

Dill

Cilantro
Cool Jade soup

Romaine lettuce

Beets
Rustic beet tart with wilted greens
Beet, rhubarb, and orange salad

English/French Breakfast radishes
French Breakfast radishes sautéed in butter

Broccoli

Spinach

Bombolini fresh black pepper linguine (incredible with the clams in the meat share!) *Please note that since this pasta is fresh, it only needs to be cooked for a few minutes (directions are on the package). It is so good! We are including this in the produce share this week while we are waiting for more crops to mature.

Meat:

Rappahannock Oyster Company oysters and clams
How to store clams & oysters
Linguine con Vongole
Clam chowder with spinach & dill
Oyster recipe ideas

For those of you who chose to opt out of the oysters & clams, you will be receiving chicken legs & chicken breast from Groff’s Content Farm (Julie & Bob!) and ground Sage Sausage from Fleetwell Farms.
Roast chicken with rhubarb butter & asparagus (this recipe is for a whole chicken, adjust your cooking time appropriately).

Happy Cooking!

May 162016
 

Hello members! Here is what we have in store for you this week.

Produce:

Strawberries

Asparagus

Rhubarb
15 Rhubarb Recipes That Aren’t Pie

Swiss chard

Spinach

Ramps
What are ramps? plus recipes

Kale

Mushrooms (Lion’s Mane and Shiitake mix)

Romaine lettuce

Oakleaf lettuce

Baby bok choy

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Meat Share:

Milton’s bacon

Polyface ground beef

Fleetwell Farm sweet Italian sausage links

 

Happy Cooking!

Allie & Windy

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