Mustard Glazed Chicken with Arugula and Bok Choy

4 teaspoons dry mustard powder4 teaspoons water1/2 teaspoon mirin1 1/2 teaspoons low-sodium soy sauce3/4 teaspoon sugar1/4 cup canola oil4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves (about 6 ounces each)Salt and freshly ground pepper1 head of bok choy or tat soi, or 2 bunches baby1 tablespoon rice vinegar1 bunch arugula Preheat the oven to 425°. In a … Continue reading Mustard Glazed Chicken with Arugula and Bok Choy

Pureed Broccoli and Celery Soup

from New York Times Cooking 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil1 medium onion, chopped4 stalks celery, diced2 to 4 garlic cloves, to taste, minced2 pounds broccoli, mostly crowns, chopped; stems, if using, peeled and diced6 ounces potatoes, peeled and diced, or 1/2 cup medium grain rice2 quarts water or vegetable stock A bouquet garni made with a bay leaf, a Parmesan rind, and … Continue reading Pureed Broccoli and Celery Soup

Week 10 Newsletter

In your box: BasilBeans, “Dragon’s Tongue”CarrotsCucumberEggplant or ground cherriesLettuceSweet OnionSweet pepperSummer SquashTomatoes Farm News All of our onion crop has now finished growing for the year, so over the weekend our boys helped to bring in all of the onions to dry out for storage.  With a big blank space in the gardens now where … Continue reading Week 10 Newsletter

Week 9 Newsletter

In Your Box BeansBeetsCherry tomatoesCucumberLettuce, “Concept” summer crispSweet Onion or green onionsSweet pepperSummer SquashTomatoes Farm News This weekend I was mowing our young orchard and I came across a massive hive of Bald-Faced Hornets.  They were not especially aggressive as I watched their comings and goings, so I spied on them for a few minutes … Continue reading Week 9 Newsletter

Week 6 Newsletter

In your box: BeetsCabbage, “Caraflex”Green onionsLettuceSorrelSummer SquashBroccoli (half shares)Kohlrabi (full shares)Cucumbers (full shares) Farm News This past weekend I harvested all of our garlic crop.  Harvesting garlic is always a bittersweet experience, as it is the first big crop to come in for the year and the first space in the garden that is done … Continue reading Week 6 Newsletter

Cream of Leek and Kale Soup

from Ingredients 2 leeks, cut into thin slices1 medium onion, diced4 stalks celery, diced2 tablespoons olive oil3 to 4 medium potatoes3 cups water or very mild broth - divided1 teaspoon dried onion1 teaspoon dried parsley1/4 teaspoon celery salt1/4 teaspoon granulated garlic1/8 teaspoon dried thymepinch dried sage1 1/2 cups chopped fresh kale1 cup plain, unsweetened non-dairy … Continue reading Cream of Leek and Kale Soup