garlic scapes

How to Make Vegetable Stock

Have you ever wondered how to make vegetable stock? It turns out that you can use just about all of your veggie trimmings from the CSA for stock making. Here’s a little step-by-step guide for getting the most out of your CSA shares. Soon you’ll be enjoying extra nutrients in your rice and delicious soups. … Read more

Cherry Tomato and Fire-Roasted Corn Salsa

Hi, Folks! Chips ‘n’ Salsa is a common right-after-work snack for Farmer Stefan, and since summer has set in, we’ve been able to enjoy homemade salsa. We’ve made a fresh, cherry tomato salsa several times, and it always disappears right away. For the recipe below, I’m detailing a version in which we used some grilled … Read more

Steamed Cauliflower & Broccoli with cheese sauce

It seems like anything covered in cheese sauce is delicious and broccoli & cauliflower are no exception. Enjoy! Ingredients 1 cauliflower crown, chopped 1 broccoli crown, chopped 3 tbsp. butter 2 tbsp. flour 1 cup cheddar cheese, grated 1 cup milk 1 or 2 scallions (and/or garlic scapes), chopped Salt & Pepper Preparation 1. I … Read more

Seasonal Breakfast Scramble

My friends, Keith & Megan, kindly wrote up this recipe for a delicious breakfast. It creatively uses spring veggies and invites improvisation. -John Seasonal Breakfast Scramble Ingredients Seasonal Produce- 1 Bunch Sweet Salad Turnips 1 Bunch of Kale (or Chard, Turnip Greens, Mustards..) 2 Summer Squash or Zucchini 10 Garlic Scapes 5 Pasture Raised Hen’s … Read more

Green Eggs & Bacon (with garlic scape pesto)

This recipe comes from my good friends Keith & Megan, who served with me in the Peace Corps. They farm out in Paoli, Indiana and sell top quality produce at farmer’s markets in Bloomington and Louisville. Check them out here -John Ingredients & Preparation For the Pesto 1 bunch of garlic scapes (approximately 10 … Read more

Basic Bok Choy

Hello again, vegetable fans! John and I have been thinking a lot this week about basic recipes for some of our less-familiar veggies. Here’s a recipe along that theme: Basic Bok Choy. There are doubtless a thousand ways to prepare bok choy, but it’s so wonderful this way that I haven’t found much reason to … Read more