Archive for November 2011

Thanksgiving in a Box

Wishing all of our CSA members and farm fans a wonderful Thanksgiving! Here are some fun recipes using this week’s box contents, hope you enjoy.  The Apple Butter Salad is a staple at our house for the holidays. (Red Pepper, Spinach) Spinach and Red Pepper Dip in Sourdough 1 sweet red pepper, diced 1/2 onion,…

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November 8th – Food and Beer Pairing

(Artichokes, Cauliflower, Broccoli, Leeks, Bell Peppers, Lemon, Green Butter Lettuce) Beer: White Ale (4.5%) Brewery: Telegraph Style: Belgian Witbier Serving: Tulip 45°-50° General description and suggestion:  Witbiers are one of the oldest beer styles in Europe, nearly 500 years old.  This style would have became another casualty of the lite pale lager invasion if not for…

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Artichoke Heart, Fennel, and Tomato Salad

Artichoke Heart, Fennel, and Tomato Salad From the kitchen of Chef Jeff This salad is great as a side dish for BBQ meals.   I enjoy this salad with grilled lamb chops with rosemary.  The salad has an interesting combination of flavors and colors, making a great presentation when served. Ingredients 2 jars (6 1/2 oz.…

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Heirloom Tomato Salad

Heirloom Tomato Salad From the kitchen of Chef Jeff This is another wonderful salad for BBQ meals.  I prefer to serve this salad with grilled baby back ribs. Ingredients 3 tablespoons balsamic or red wine vinegar 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 3 pounds mixed firm-ripe heirloom or other tomatoes 3 tablespoons chopped fresh mint leaves…

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November 1st – Food and Beer Pairing

(Sugar Baby Pumpkin) Beer: Weizenbock (7.9%) Brewery: Scuttlebutt Brewing Company Style: Weizenbock Serving: Weizen Glass @ 45°-50° General description and suggestion: Weizenbocks are BIG wheat beers, meaning they are BIG in taste and BIG in alcohol, usually 7% – 10%. These dark beers are quite complex in aroma and taste, as well. The aromas in…

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