In the culinary arts, the word frisée (pronounced "free-ZAY") refers to a variety of endive with curly, pale-green or yellowish leaves. The catalog of leafy vegetables that go by the name endive can be somewhat vast and bewildering, and not always accurate. Taxonomically speaking, all frisée are endives, but not all endives are frisée. [...]
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The word endive is used to refer to the leafy part of any of a variety of bitter-flavored plants in the chicory family. The three main types used in the culinary arts are Belgian endive, curly endive, and broad-leafed endive. Belgian Endive Belgian endive is a small, cylindrical head of lettuce whose pale yellow [...]
Arugula Beet Salad This salad is so simple to put together! Arugula and beet were made for each other, the peppery greens and sweet root compliment each other perfectly with a sprinkling of feta, sunflower seeds, oil, salt & pepper. 1 large beet (cooked and peeled)1 bunch arugula2 oz feta cheese2 tbsp sunflower seeds1 [...]
We started this idea we has about the farm back in 2009, but it wasn't until the fall of 2017 through our friend Erin that we were able to realize our ideas into what we have today. Erin set us on a path to incorporate hydroponics on our farm and a way to eventually [...]
Weeds, the bane of all gardeners. Late Spring has arrived and it is time to plant the garden. A few days later, small sprouts emerge from the ground but so does the weeds. One of the tough or tricky things to do is knowing the difference between your sprouts and a weed. How can [...]
We get many questions about our farm fresh eggs. More and more consumers are shopping outside of the grocery store and instead, choosing to buy right from the source. Let’s be honest, farm fresh eggs aren’t always the same as grocery store eggs (they are better!). Here are some common questions we get: How [...]
Shamrock Smoothies If you’re jonesing for a creamy green drink this year you don’t have to go through the drive thru! This smoothie is easy, dairy free, and 100% natural. 1 cup coconut milk½ cup orange juice2 frozen bananas4 leaves kale (stems removed and chopped (should equal about 2 cups chopped))½ lemon (optional) Layer [...]
Cumin Scented Kale 1 head of kale½ tbsp cumin seeds1 tbsp olive oil½ limesalt to taste Prep the kale. Wash kale, remove the stems, and chop into bite size pieces.Place the cumin seeds in a dry skillet and toast over medium heat for a minute or two until they become fragrant. Remove the seeds from the [...]
Baked Pork Chops with Swiss Chard 4 pork chops1 bunch Swiss Chard (washed and cut crosswise into 1 inch pieces)3 tbsp olive oil½ tsp saltfresh-ground black pepper1½ tbsp fresh parmesan (grated)½ cup fontina cheese Heat the oven to 400F degrees and oil a baking dish. In a medium bowl, toss the Swiss chard with [...]
Kale Greek Salad 6-8 kale leaves (stems removed, thinly sliced)1 tomato (sliced into wedges)1 red or yellow bell pepper (sliced into strips)½ cup feta cheese (crumbled)⅓ cup kalamata olives (sliced)For the Kale½ tsp salt1 tbsp olive oil1 tsp red wine vinegarDressing¼ cup olive oil1 tbsp red wine vinegar1 clove garlic (grated or minced)½ tsp [...]