Candy Onions and Corn

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toast with caramelized onionFreshly harvested candy onions and corn are not to be missed. They are much milder and sweeter than your average onions and a special delight when caramelized. Elise Bauer’s website Simply Recipes has a wonderful post on How to Caramelize Onions.

Speedier and simpler options for turning candy onions into a culinary delight:
Grilled Onions
Slice horizontally, drizzle with some olive oil (add some balsamic vinegar if you like) , grill for about 20 minutes.
Roasted Onions with Balsamic Vinegar
Slice, toss with balsamic vinegar until coated and roast at 375 degrees for about 15 minutes.

Speaking of balsamic vinegar, we have Condimento White Balsamic Vinegar, a uniquely thick and sweet variety.

First of the fresh corn! Not more to add except WOO-HOO!

 

This Week’s Field Goods Favorite
Candy Onions

Candy Onions are sweeter, milder onions, though not quite as tooth-achey as their name implies. They are great when eaten raw in salads or sandwiches. Don”t forget to use the greens! More info

Grilled Candy Onions
Balsamic Grilled Onions
Caramelized Onions A basic method if you haven’t done it before. If you don’t just eat them straight from the pan, here are some ways to use the results:
Spinach and Caramelized Onion Pizza
Caramelized Onion Quiche
Caramelized Onion and Penne Pasta

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