Recipes, links to ideas on how to enjoy your farm fresh vegetables.
Garlic scapes: Regina Rae’s garlic scape scramble.
Green tomato pie: like apple pie, there are lots of variations, here’s one.
Beets: NPR makes beet chips
Summer squash: a composed salad, more of a method than a recipe.
Eggplant: Madras pickled eggplant, from The Complete Book of Small Batch Preserving by Ellie Topp and Margaret Howard
Kale and potato soup, a recipe from Frog Bottom Farm, VA.
Eat your carrot greens. Carrot top pesto, from Diane Morgan’s Roots
Websites to explore for more local foods recipes.
A few of our favorite cookbooks – for your next trip to the Library:
Local Flavors by Deborah Madison
The New Vegetarian Epicure by Anna Thomas
Good Meat by Deborah Krasner
The Art of Fermentation by Sandor Katz
Nourishing Traditions by Sally Fallon
Cafe Beaujolais by Margaret S. Fox and John Bear
The Bread Baker’s Apprentice: Mastering the Art of Extraordinary Bread by Peter Reinhart
Tassajara Bread Book by Edward Espe Brown