Acorn Squash Soup

from 2 acorn squashes 2 medium sweet potatoes 2 Tbsp olive oil ¼ tsp each salt and pepper 1 Tbsp olive oil 1 diced yellow or white onion, diced 1 cup diced carrot (about 2 carrots) 1 cup diced celery (about 2 to 3 ribs) 3 cloves garlic minced 3 cups vegetable broth 3 cups roughly chopped cauliflower (about ½ a head) topping ideas: pumpkin seeds, feta cheese, crushed red pepper, herbs Prep: Preheat oven to 400°F (204°C). … Continue reading Acorn Squash Soup

Creamy Tomato Basil Soup with Garlic

3 lbs ripe tomatoes 1 1/2 bulbs garlic 3 1/2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 medium yellow onion , chopped (1 1/3 cups) 1 (28 oz) can crushed tomatoes 1 (14.5 oz) can low-sodium chicken broth 1 1/2 tsp salt (or to taste) 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper 1 - 2 tsp granulated sugar , to taste 1/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes 1/3 cup chopped fresh basil , plus more for garnish 1/2 cup heavy cream 4 oz Asiago cheese , … Continue reading Creamy Tomato Basil Soup with Garlic

Week 10 Newsletter

In your box: BasilBeansCarrotsCherry tomatoesCucumber Head LettuceSummer squashSweet OnionSweet PepperTomatoes Farm News We spent the latter half of last week on the most rare of events for a farmer–a vacation! We loaded up and drove through Michigan’s Upper Peninsula to a friend’s cabin about an hour south of the Mackinac Bridge. We spent four days with … Continue reading Week 10 Newsletter

Eggplant Parmesan

from Ingredients EGGPLANT 2 large eggplants1/2 cup all-purpose flour (see notes)3 eggs1/4 cup olive oil (for fried eggplant method) HOMEMADE BREADCRUMBS 6 bread slices (about 1 1/2 cups – see notes)1/2 cup parmesan cheese shredded2 teaspoons Italian herb blend1 teaspoon garlic powder1/2 teaspoon (each) salt & black pepper TOPPINGS 1 1/2 cups marinara1 lb mozzarella cheese1/3 cup parmesan cheese shredded1-2 Tablespoons fresh basil chopped1 teaspoon fresh oregano chopped Instructions Slice eggplant: remove stem from eggplant then slice into 1/4-1/2 inch thick slices.Sweat eggplant: arrange slices on … Continue reading Eggplant Parmesan