The Great Scape

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A garlic scape is the best, most useful thing ever! These weird-looking curly thingies are the flowering stem of garlic. In garlic production, they are removed so that the garlic will focus its energy into growing the bulb. Up until recently, farmers around our region tossed them away. Now that more Americans are willing to try foods that the rest of the world has … Read More

Brussels Sprouts and Mushrooms… Oh My

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Because our Brussels sprouts are individually flash-frozen right after harvest (meaning no extra moisture to kill flavor and texture), they can be used essentially the same way as fresh—they just may require a tad longer in the pan or oven. Brussels Sprouts and mushrooms are a perfect pair. Try making simple mashed Brussels Sprouts and tossing with butter and garlic sautéed … Read More

Romanesco Recipes

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Roasted Romanesco with Brown Butter Toasted Panko (Brooklyn Supper) Roasted Romanesco topped with nutty brown butter toasted panko and a bit of parsley is a comforting winter side dish.           Romanesco Pasta with Olives, Capers, and Parsley (A Beautiful Plate) A simple and flavorful romanesco pasta with parsley and bursts of saltiness from kalamata olives and … Read More

Red Russian Kale + Brussels Sprouts = Kale Sprouts

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Foodie friends, have we got a treat for you! Kale sprouts were developed by crossing kale and Brussels sprouts using classical, non-GMO breeding methods. Sometimes referred to as Lollipop Kale or Kalettes, these sprouts grow on a stalk and produce cool little buds of purpleish kale. Crazy, right? Kale Sprouts are best cooked until the outsides are crisp, but tender inside. Variations … Read More

Garlic Scape Charmer

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A garlic scape is the best, most useful thing ever! These weird-looking curly thingies are the flowering stem of garlic. In garlic production, they are removed so that the garlic will focus its energy into growing the bulb. Up until recently, farmers around our region tossed them away. Now that more Americans are willing to try foods that the rest of the world has … Read More