Monthly Archives: June 2012

Beet Salad with Ricotta Salata and Kalamata Olives

Recipe from Helsing Junction Farm (Ricotta salata is a aged Italian ricotta cheese, which is pretty readily available. If you can’t find it use feta.) -Steam 1/2 a bunch of beets.(Steam beets whole for 20-25 minutes then slip their skins under running water). -When almost cool, cut the beets into cubes. -Finely chop 3 cloves fresh garlic and add to a to a glass jar with 1/4 tsp sea salt, 2 tsp freshly squeezed lemon … Continue reading


STRAWBERRY AND GARLIC SCAPE SALSA (recipe from Jennifer Clark) 1 cup strawberries, hulled, chopped 4 garlic scapes, finely chopped ½ medium red onion, chopped (can be substituted for green onion bottoms) ¼ cup cilantro leaves or mint, finely chopped ¼ cup fresh orange juice 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 tbsp honey 1 tsp jalapeno, seeded and diced ½ tsp salt 1 tsp black pepper   Preparation Wash and chop … Continue reading


GARLIC SCAPE AND ALMOND PESTO (recipe from in the Kitchen and on the Road with Dori) 10 garlic scapes, finely chopped 1/3 to 1/2 cup finely grated Parmesan (to taste and texture) 1/3 cup slivered almonds (you could toast them lightly, if you’d like) About 1/2 cup olive oil Sea salt Makes about 1 cup   Preparation Put the scapes, 1/3 cup of the cheese, almonds and half the olive oil in the bowl of … Continue reading