Fall Fennel Fun

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It’s not often that you’ll hear the words ‘fennel’ and ‘fun’ in the same sentence, but we’re here to change that! Fennel, otherwise known as Foeniculum vulgare, is a flowering plant in the carrot family that has endless applications in the kitchen. The fennel bulb provides a crunchy texture and a sweet, delicate licorice flavor, which is delicious in salads. Fennel stalks are great for adding … Read More

Plumming 101

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It helps to know a good plummer. And if you’re reading this, you’re in luck. This week we’re bringing you sweet, juicy Empress Plums from Klein’s Kill Fruit Farm. Delicious raw or cooked, these plums go great in fruit salads, puddings, ice creams – you name it. The flavor on this tender, late-summer fruit simply can’t be beat. Plums are … Read More

We Love Leeks

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Yes, we absolutely love leeks. Roast, braise, sauté, grill, fry, boil, poach, or even eat leeks raw – just slice thinly and add to some greens. The possibilities are endless. Remember to clean leeks thoroughly, as some can be sandy. Here are some recipe ideas: Leek Fritters with Minted Yogurt Sounds fancy but is pretty easy and involves simple ingredients. Chop leeks and … Read More

Baby Beet Greens – Importance of Trying Something Different

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This week we have certified organic baby beet greens grown by Agbotic, located in Sackets Harbor. Odds are you’ve never had them. We hadn’t until we ventured into the North Country. A couple things about these groovy greens: they are super healthy (like off the charts), incredibly delicious as a salad, and grown by a truly innovative start-up company. While munching … Read More

The Colorful Salad Turnips

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These are the most colorful salad turnips! Depending on the day of your delivery you will be getting either scarlet turnips (aka Hidabeni turnips) or gold turnips. Gold turnips have golden flesh and skin. Scarlet turnips are magenta on the outside and are snowy white with streaks of magenta on the inside. Both are milder than purple-tops and have a … Read More