Shishito Peppers – Toothpick Included

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Shishito Peppers are a popular Japanese bar snack that have found their way into the US hipster bar scene and among trendy foodie folk. According to none other than Epicurious magazine, sautéed Shishitos are absolutely the best thing to nibble on with drinks. In our opinion, one does not necessarily need alcohol to adore them. Shishitos are mild, thin-skinned mini-peppers. The word is … Read More

Fava Beans, A Springtime Fava-rite

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A springtime favorite, fava beans have a very short harvest season and like other spring crops are a get them while you can items. Fresh fava beans are very different from their dried counterpart, they are green and tender, sweet and meaty. You’ll love them. This week you will receive between ¾ to 1 pound depending on the size of the Fruit … Read More

The Friendly Asparagus

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We found a wonderful article on Delish.com about how to cook asparagus. We’ll give you a taste here and then you can dig in further by going to this link. You can either grill, roast, sauté, or blanch asparagus, but no matter the method you choose, make sure to follow this very important tip: Snap off the woody ends. You’ll want to … Read More

Corn, How Not to Cook It

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This week, we are delivering super sweet, super fresh corn. Holmquest Farm and Barber’s Farm grow these particular varieties because they are super sweet and frankly taste more like candy corn than the regular stuff. The corn has a short shelf life, which is why you won’t find them in the grocery stores. Eat them as soon as possible. We’d like to suggest … 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