A welcome addition to our salads of early spring greens, radishes offer us a splash of color and zest. Although the radish root is 94 percent water and of modest nutritional value, it does provide a small amount of minerals such as potassium, phosphorus, magnesium, and iron. However, radish greens do offer us an excellent source […]
One of the first offerings of the spring garden, rhubarb gives us its own unique taste and texture. High in vitamins A and C and a variety of minerals, especially calcium, it is also believed to be a digestive aid and a blood purifier. Its tartness increases with age. To prepare, cut off leaves and […]
Looking for something different to make with rhubarb? Try this flavorful barbecue sauce from the Taste of Home website. It can be used with a variety of meats. TOTAL TIME: Prep: 45 min. Bake: 2-1/2 hours Servings: 8 Ingredients: 1-1/2 teaspoons salt 1-1/2 teaspoons paprika 1 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper 3 to 4 pounds boneless […]
Green leaf lettuce, along with red leaf, is an excellent source of vitamins A and K. In general, the greener and darker the leaf, the higher the nutritional value. All of the lettuces provide a great source of dietary fiber as well. Store green leaf lettuce in a plastic bag in the hydrator drawer of […]
In this week’s share box you will receive a potted herb plant, planted in a bio-degradable pot: it may be chives, cilantro or parsley. We suggest that upon arriving home with your share, you immediately cut back about 3/4 of the plant to use as you wish in your recipes. The cuttings can be stored in a […]
Published in the St. Paul Pioneer Press on June 8, 2017, this recipe was adapted from the website foodandwine.com. It would be a great recipe to make for a 4th of July get-together. Servings: 8-10 Ingredients For the crust: 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs (7 ounces) 1 stick unsalted butter, melted 1/4 cup granulated […]
This week’s share will include one of Pahl’s beautiful 10″ hanging baskets, ready to display in your yard, deck, or patio. You will be able to choose between a sun or shade basket.
Welcome to Pahl Farms CSA 2017! While this spring and the early weeks of summer have proven to be just as unpredictable or even more so than our previous years, I believe we are off to a great start of another fruitful year. I am writing this first week’s article from the seat of my Farmall […]
Included in your share this week is Great Harvest’s signature and most popular bread. It is a blend of five pure ingredients: 100% whole wheat flour, pure honey, filtered water, salt and yeast.
Who can resist a fresh sweet strawberry, ripe from the patch? Strawberries are an excellent source of vitamin C and are rich in the B-complex vitamins. They also contain significant amounts of vitamins A and E, and the minerals potassium, manganese, fluorine, copper, iron and iodine. To prepare, wash strawberries in cold water. An easy […]