Sorrel and Scape Pesto

Here’s a fun pesto that is a seasonal favorite for summer solstice. It’s garlicky delicious without peeling any garlic! It uses the flower stem of the garlic called the scape (which we remove so that energy goes into growing a bigger, better bulb). The addition of sorrel brightens the taste with its lemony tang. Recipe:…

Ohhh, the season of strawberries!

  Gotta love strawberries! We’ve been eating them with yogurt and cereal and tonight we had a salad with strawberry dressing. We will definitely have it again! This is the dressing  we made, but because the strawberries were so fresh and sweet we skipped the sweetener. We had fresh greens, with toasted walnuts and local…

Beets!

First fresh beet salad of the season coming! Gently wilt beet greens. Slice fresh beet into matchsticks and top with fresh onion greens, toasted walnuts and a bit of goat cheese. Dress with mustard dressing … I made mine with pickled beet juice and artichoke jar leftovers plus some mustard … a little wild, but…

Asparagus Season!

For this dinner, we just drizzled the asparagus with olive oil and added garlic and orange zest and a splash of orange juice and then roasted at 425 degrees for just a few moments. Yum!!!! And another wonderful recipe here for soup! Asparagus Soup with Cashews

Za’atar Chicken

One of our market customers from last year had some fun with our Za’atar spice mix. Here’s a recipe from her for Za’atar Chicken. Enjoy!

Wake Up with Spearmint

This scrub will awaken your senses and get you going! It is an antidote for depression and is a beautiful treatment for skin because of its antiseptic and anti-pruritic qualities. It is an anti-inflammatory and can even help your cognitive functions, such as memory and alertness.