Monthly Archives: August 2012

Spinach Salad with Apples and Raisins

From Boistfort Valley Farm ingredients 2 tablespoons cider vinegar 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon honey A sprinkle of minced herbs, as desired (optional) Salt & pepper to taste 1/2 cup quartered, sliced and coarsely chopped apples 1/2 small red onion, very thinly sliced 2 tablespoons raisins 1 bunch spinach, washed and drained well, stems discarded, torn Chopped walnuts (optional) In a small bowl, combine first four ingredients and mix well. Add apple, onion and … Continue reading

Braised Cabbage

Adapted from Vermont Valley Community Farm 1 medium head green cabbage (about 2 pounds) 1 large red or yellow onion, peeled and thickly sliced 1/4 cup chicken stock or water 1/4 cup lard, ghee, or bacon grease Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes 1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Lightly grease a large gratin dish or baking dish (13-by-9-inch works well) with fat of choice. 2. Peel off and … Continue reading

Green Bean Salad

From Ridgeland Harvest Farm 1/2 pound green beans, trimmed 2 tablespoons chopped walnuts 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley leaves 2 tablespoons chopped red onion 2 teaspoons walnut oil or olive oil 1 teaspoon red wine vinegar 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard Salt and pepper Bring a large pot of water with a steamer basket to a boil, add green beans and steam for about 4 minutes. Transfer to a serving bowl. Toast the walnuts in … Continue reading