Glorious Greens! – They sure are pretty, but what do I do with them?

So, the fall and winter seasons bring us lots of greens and lots of root vegetables. If you don’t know what to do with them – and they’re really quite versatile and easy to put in just about everything – they can pile up on you and make you feel like your bounty is aContinue reading “Glorious Greens! – They sure are pretty, but what do I do with them?”

Ben’s Produce Summer Spaghetti

Ingredients1 summer squash1 Japanese eggplant2 small red onions3 tomatoesfresh basil sprigs1 tablespoon olive oil8-16 ounces cooked pastashredded Parmesansalt, pepper, garlic (diced)1 pound ground beef from Smith Angus Farm Preparation1. Dice tomatoes. Reserve about half for garnish. 2. Chop, slice or dice remaining vegetables (with peels on).3. Brown beef with onions and garlic (or just onionsContinue reading “Ben’s Produce Summer Spaghetti”

you say tomato…i say YUM!

Hi everyone out there in cyberspace (wow – remember when that term was used regularly?!). I hope you’re having a fabulous summer and keeping as cool as you can. We’re still sporting our multi-bandanna stylee and drinking lots and lots of water to keep hydrated. Life is good – and it would be even betterContinue reading “you say tomato…i say YUM!”

tat soi and kale and spinach oh my!

This is tat soi It’s a lot like bok choy – it’s an Asian green and you can treat it as you would bok choy. Here are a few recipes you can use for both (from Farm Fresh Recipes): Bok Choy (or Tat Soi) Stir Fry (Makes 4 servings) 2 Tbsp soy sauce2 Tbsp water2Continue reading “tat soi and kale and spinach oh my!”

Chilled Garden Soup for those Sweltering Days

Hi y’all! I hope everyone is having a fantastic week so far. Things are going well for us. Ben and I are both immensely busy – Ben with planting, me with writing. We are also moving to the farm at the end of this month, so we’ve got to find time to pack and moveContinue reading “Chilled Garden Soup for those Sweltering Days”

Green Garlic

If you’re like me, you’re a huge garlic fan, but you’re wondering what the heck to do with green garlic. Just in case you didn’t know exactly what to do either –  I looked up some green garlic recipes and I found this site ( Hope this helps 🙂  –>  Simplest way to use greenContinue reading “Green Garlic”

Recipe Sharing Community Forum

  Hi ya’ll! I hope everyone is having a fun and safe Monday afternoon. I am getting quite a bit of work done for classes, but became distracted by the thought of posting this request – which is basically to ask those of you who have made tasty treats with Ben’s Produce to please shareContinue reading “Recipe Sharing Community Forum”

Food Glorious Food!

  Before Ben started farming full-time, there were a TON of foods I’d never tried or cooked. While I’d had beets in my life, I’d always had them straight out of the can. The only way I ever ate them was from the can, with chopped raw onion and vinaigrette dressing. It’s yummy – butContinue reading “Food Glorious Food!”