The oldest member of the cabbage family, kale is among the earliest cultivated and was a favorite vegetable in ancient Rome. It is a powerhouse vegetable, very rich in vitamins A, C, and the mineral calcium. It is also high in the B vitamins. Kale is the highest in protein of all the other vegetables. […]
Thanks to a stretch of a few (mostly) dry days, our fall tillage is well underway. We’re busy disking, chopping, and plowing, all to prepare our soil for spring planting. Our crews are in the final stages of harvest for some of our crops. We’ll be cutting the last of the cabbage in the field […]
This delicious quiche was shared on Pinterest by Elaine, who offers other tasty recipes on her blog, Flavour & Savour. Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 45 minutes Total Time: 1 hour This healthy crustless paleo Kohlrabi Quiche is grain-free and dairy-free, but it’s packed with protein, vegetables and fiber. A family favorite! Ingredients: 2 cups Kohlrabi (1-2 medium kohlrabi) finely […]
Jill Winger, creator of The Pioneer Homestead, shares this delicious recipe with us. We also included her recipe for pumpkin pie spice, in case you’d like to make your own. Ingredients: 2 cups Pumpkin puree 3/4 cup Honey 1 teaspoon Vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon Sea salt 3 teaspoons Pumpkin pie spice* (See Cook’s Note for […]
Don’t be intimidated–cake rolls are fun to make and are easily assembled. Many families serve this on Thanksgiving, but why wait that long? If you haven’t made one before, practice on your family right now. Found on the Taste of Home website, this recipe was originally published as Pumpkin Cake Roll in “Quick Cooking”, September/October 2005, p.48. […]
In this week’s share you will receive either kohlrabi or beets. Kohlrabi is a close relative of broccoli; it resembles a root vegetable but actually the edible globe is the modified swollen stem. The edible leaves jut from the globe portion of the kohlrabi. It offers generous amounts of vitamins A and C, contains significant amounts […]
In this week’s share you will find a special surprise. We are excited to include a jar of 100% pure Minnesota honey, from Ames Farm.
Included in your share this week is Great Harvest’s signature and most popular bread, Honey Whole Wheat. It is a blend of five pure ingredients: 100% whole wheat flour, pure honey, filtered water, salt and yeast.
Butternut squash is an excellent source of vitamins A and C and some of the B vitamins. It is also a great source of fiber, potassium, and magnesium. It is fat free, cholesterol free and sodium free. It has a rich golden-yellow flesh with an excellent smooth texture. Butternut squash is a wonderful keeper. Store whole […]
One of the most popular winter squash varieties, buttercup squash has a sweet and creamy orange flesh. Containing more than 200% of the recommended daily amount of vitamin A, it is also high in vitamins C and B. An added benefit is that buttercup squash is an excellent source of dietary fiber. To prepare, wash the outside […]