Grilled Steak with Tomatoes and Arugula

Grilled Balsamic Steak with Tomatoes and Arugula This grilled balsamic flank steak with tomatoes and arugula salad is an easy weeknight dinner solution –marinate the steak overnight with balsamic vinegar and fresh herbs, then fire up the grill and serve with a simple tossed arugula-tomato salad, on the table in less than 20 minutes! [...]

Grilled Steak with Tomatoes and Arugula2019-12-03T14:51:07-05:00

Spinach & Mushroom Risotto

Spinach & Mushroom Risotto ½ lb fresh spinach (washed dried, leaves left whole)½ lb fresh oyster mushrooms (wiped clean and chopped)3 cloves minced garlic (divided)1 onion (minced)1 cup arborio rice4-6 cups cooking stock½ cup dry white wine½ cup hard cheese of your choosing4 tbsp butter (divided)salt and pepper to taste Cook the mushrooms. Heat [...]

Spinach & Mushroom Risotto2019-11-26T15:22:41-05:00

Spinach

Spinach is a commonly used leafy green with small, arrow shaped leaves, and thin stems.  Spinach is high in antioxidants and vitamins A, C, E, and iron.  Spinach’s high nutritional content is well preserved when served lightly cooked or raw.  Cook quickly until spinach turns a bright green for best flavor.  Spinach has a [...]

Spinach2019-11-26T15:04:22-05:00

Red Leaf Lettuce – Why is it healthier?

As a lettuce and greens grower, we love color! It is nice to see a burst of color from our red lettuce amongst the sea of green in our grow systems. Growing  red lettuce doesn't come without its problems. First and foremost though is how long it takes to grow compared with its green [...]

Red Leaf Lettuce – Why is it healthier?2019-11-26T14:57:59-05:00

Parsley

There are two varieties of parsley, curly and flat-leaf. They are similar tasting, with a different texture. Parsley is often used as a garnish, but larger amounts in salads and pasta dishes add a flavor, texture and a nutritional component. Parsley is a great source of folic acid, Vitamins K, C, and A. STORAGE [...]

Parsley2019-11-19T17:18:32-05:00

11 great ideas for basil

Summer, basil & pesto seem to always go together. I love the smell of basil in our grow systems. Honestly though, basil is so much more versatile then just pesto. Read on for more ideas to get the most out of our plentiful bunches of basil. Pesto. Pesto is the condiment of [...]

11 great ideas for basil2019-11-19T14:25:42-05:00

Basil

Basil is a fresh, fragrant summer herb that pairs perfectly with tomatoes. There are many different varieties of basil, the most common are probably Genovese and sweet basil. Basil is best used raw or added at the very last minutes of cooking. Basil is also common in Indian and Thai cooking. Basil compliments Italian [...]

Basil2019-11-19T13:54:11-05:00

Mizuna, Arugula, Spinach & Bacon Salad

Mizuna, Spinach, Arugula & Bacon This simple salad combines mizuna, arugula, and spinach with a warm bacon vinaigrette. This salad is hearty enough for a meal. 3 oz Arugula3 oz Spinach3 oz Mizuna8 strips bacon (crumbled)Vinaigrette3 tbsp Bacon Fat reserved from frying bacon3 tbsp Sherry or Red Wine vinegar½ tsp Dijon Mustard½ tsp Maple [...]

Mizuna, Arugula, Spinach & Bacon Salad2019-11-26T15:27:03-05:00

Arugula

Arugula is a peppery green that adds a spicy bite to salads, pizzas, and raw dishes.  Also known as rocket, arugula is mild when cooked.  Arugula is an early summer crop, and a member of the brassica family; like kale, cabbage, cauliflower, and mustard greens.  Arugula is a great source of vitamins and minerals [...]

Arugula2019-11-19T17:09:34-05:00

7 ways to use mizuna

Mizuna is one of those vegetables that a lot of people haven’t tried, but it’s easy to use and a great addition to any meal. Mizuna is an Asian green that is commonly found in baby lettuce mixes, but we put bundles of the mature green in our CSA shares as well as sell [...]

7 ways to use mizuna2019-11-19T11:06:14-05:00
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