Laurie’s Squash

I love love love Summer Squash and am fairly picky about how it’s prepared: simplicity is the best as far as I’m concerned! This is my super easy traditional method for the best Summer Squash.   To prepare: Wash, trim and chop Summer Squash (1-2 per person depending on size). We like to slice them…

Truffled Potato Leek Gratin

Sometimes the ingredients in our boxes just speak to us: with the beautiful Fingerling Potatoes and fresh Leeks from Walker Farms we were reminded of a simple and satisfying dish inspired by some of our farm interns from France. The Yellow Moon Cheese Company Truffled Fontina elevates the vegetables to a new level of earthy…

Homemade Egg Rolls

Soooo easy to make we hope they become a favorite family food event in your home!   To prepare: Set purchased Egg Roll Wrappers out to come to room temperature (if they are cold they don’t roll up so easily). You will need a small bowl with water to make the rolls. Chop Napa Cabbage…

Asian Cole Slaw

It gets even better after a day in the fridge! Ingredients: 1 head Napa Cabbage, shredded (you can chop finely or use a food processor) 1 Vidalia Onion, cut in half and very finely sliced   Finley chopped Kohlrabi, Green Onions and Radishes to your taste (we use a lot!) or other veggies like Carrots,…

Radish Top Soup

Thanks so much to Sasha Johns from our new Mt Laurel Community Group who sent us this one, what a great recipe for those tops that usually go into the compost (or to the chickens here on the farm). She says her family loves it so give it a try! Ingredients: 2 tablespoons butter 1…

Farmhouse Stir-Fry

Ingredients: Pac Choi (white and green parts) Baby Onions (white and green parts) Red Turnip or Watermelon Radish (great sliced into matchsticks) Snow Peas (use whole or slice in half diagonally after stringing) Any other veggies you like such as Green Peppers, Carrots, Celery, etc. To prepare: Trim, wash and chop your veggies. Prepare your…

Savory Brunch Strata

Ingredients 8 cups Bread, cubed 6 Eggs 2-3 cups Milk or Cream 1 pound Bacon, sliced and cooked 1 cup finely chopped Onion 1 large bunch Mixed Greens, washed, trimmed and chopped(Spinach, Chard or Kale) 1 cup grated Cheese 4-6T Butter Salt and pepper to taste To Prepare: In a large skillet heat 2T Olive…

Yogurt Goat Cheese Dip

This is great for fresh raw veggies; or just add vinegar and oil to make a quick salad dressing. To prepare: Mix together 2-3 ounces Fresh Capra Gia Goat Chevre and 8 ounces Atlanta Fresh Plain Yogurt until smooth. Variations: For a savory dip add finely chopped mixed fresh herbs, salt and pepper to taste.…

Cabbage Koftas

We just LOVE this recipe from member David Shea: this is our tweaked version of the one he sent us, we added orange zest! Koftas are fried dumplings in a variety of spicy sauces. The dumplings can be made using a variety of vegetables and some popular ones are cabbage, laucki (bottle guord), zucchini, or…

Toasted Grape Tomatoes

These are great served on the side of the Strata or any Brunch dish: think of them like the roasted Tomatoes common for breakfast in the UK. To prepare: Preheat oven to 300 degrees Wash 1 pint of Grape Tomatoes Place in a single layer on a baking sheet Bake for 30-40 minutes or until…

Potato Soup

Ingredients 3 pounds potatoes 2 cups chopped celery Olive Oil Chopped fresh Rosemary, paprika and garlic 4 cups Chicken Broth, Vegetable Broth or Water Instructions Wash, trim and dice three pounds of Potatoes (no need to peel!). Wash, trim and chop Celery, you will need two cups. Saute Potatoes and Celery in and skillet with…

Tin Foil Green Beans

Wash, trim and toss whole Green Beans in just enough Olive Oil to coat, season with salt and pepper. Wrap in tin foil (individual serving foil  packets are cool!) and grill for 7-10 minutes on medium high heat. Allow to rest before serving. (Tip: add some of Vidalia Onion slices for more flavor!)

Grilled Acorn Squash Rings

Cut Acorn Squash into 1″ slices. It is not necessary to peel the Squash, the peel is actually edible and delicious! Cut seeds out of cavity, drizzle with Olive Oil just to coat and season with salt and pepper. We also like to add other spices like Cumin, Paprika, Curry Powder, etc. Grill Acorn Squash…

Kohlrabi Gratin

Ingredients Kohlrabi Vidalia Onion Optional additional vegetables, such as Turnips, Potatoes, Sweet Potatoes, Rutabagas, etc. Flour Grated Cheese Salt and Pepper to taste 1/2 – 1 cup Heavy Cream or Half and Half Instructions Will reminded me about this one after I sent out the email this week, we love this special (not everyday) dish!…

Kohlrabi Schnitzel

Ingredients Kohlrabi Egg, beaten Seasoned Bread Crumbs Oil for frying Instructions Schnitzel seems to be all the rage these days with entire restaurants devoted to this thin fried style of preparing (usually) meats. We first enjoyed Kohlrabi Schnitzel at the late great Dynamic Dish in Atlanta and we have kept it on our Farmhouse Menu…

Peach Cobbler

This recipe will serve a polite portion for 4-6 folks or a serious scoop for 2-4. Wash, trim and slice 4-6 fresh Peaches. No need to peel unless you really don’t like it, the peel has good vitamins! Butter a pie pan or square baking dish then place sliced Peaches in dish. You can arrange…

Veggie Salad

Ingredients Fennel Vidalia Onion Cucumber Vinegar Olive Oil Instructions Wash, trim and chop Fennel bulb and fronds, vidalia onion and cucumber. Drizzle with vinegar and olive oil, season with salt and pepper (or use your favorite dressing). Chill in the fridge before serving.