• Membrillo (Quince Jam)

Fall Recipe For Membrillo (Quince Marmelade)

Membrillo is a semi-solid jam made from quince. Quince are related to pears and apples, but have a fruity taste similar to a guava. Membrillo makes a delicious addition to cheese and crackers or butter and toast. Ingredients 4 lbs of Quince 4 cups of sugar Instructions Clean the quince and peel the skin. Set

Chavela Recipe

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We made Chavelas this Saturday and Sunday at the Live Earth Farmstand during the annual Blackberry, tomato, pepper U-Pick! Chavelas are a beautifully red, seasonal, refreshing drink with a kick to it. Here is our Farm Discovery Chavela recipe (a mix of a few recipes out there) for a spicy and refreshing seasonal brew! Add

Cauliflower Cheese Gratin

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This tasty dish is a cauliflower based gratin - it will be a crowd pleaser! Great as a side dish. Ingredients: 1 Cauliflower (or Romanesco) 4 Tbs Butter 4 Tbs Flour 1 Tsp Mustard Powder 2 Cups of Milk 1.5 Cups of grated Cheese Salt & Pepper to taste  1/2 Cup of fresh Breadcrumbs (optional)

Rhubarb Banana Bread

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With these foggy mornings, I’ve been craving a big mug of hot coffee with a thick slice of banana bread. One recent afternoon, as I was strolling around the farm, I stopped at a forgotten rhubarb patch and grabbed a few stems. At the time I wasn't sure what I was going to do with

Roasted Squash Soup

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Roasted Butternut Squash Soup with Sour Cream and Green Onions 2 to 3 pounds squash (butternut or your favorite winter squash), peeled and seeded 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 medium onion or 2-3 leeks, quartered 3 cloves of garlic, whole cloves skinned 1/2 bunch green onions, chopped 6 cups chicken stock 4 Tbs. sour cream

Stuffed Tomatoes and Peppers

This dish is simple yet delectable dish. And with the tomatoes and peppers going off right now, this seems to be a great dish and one the kiddos will love to help with. Ingredients: 2 lb mixed tomatoes and/or bell peppers (approx 15 vegetables, less if they are large) Rice Mixture 2 cups of cooked

Rice Paper Wraps

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These rice paper wraps are a go to for me in the summer months when I crave something light. They are fun, colorful, easy, and a great way to pack in the veggies. The ingredients are simple and fresh. And your kiddos will love to create so many different variations. https://elsaswholesomelife.wordpress.com/ Rice Paper

Shaved Brassicas Salad with Dried Persimmon

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Shaved Brassicas Salad with Dried Persimmon with Sweet & Creamy Poppy Seed Dressing 1 bunch of Kale, shaved 1/2 lb. Brussels sprouts, shaved 1 head of Purple Cabbage, shaved 2 dried Hachiya Persimmons, chopped Heaping handful of pumpkin or sunflower seeds Photo Credit: savorthebest.com Shave kale, Brussels sprouts, and purple cabbage. Massage shaved kale. Chop