Author: farmersue

Ginger-Scallion Asian Greens

This is an adaptation of the delicious Ginger-Scallion Bok Choy recipe from Myers+Chang At Home Cookbook. We make a quicker version of this to save time and serve it over steamed rice with some store-bought dumplings on the side. Make the sauce: Mix together ginger, scallions, and salt in a small bowl. Heat oil over […]

Overnight Pickles

This is a recipe passed down from a friend and it’s one of my favorite way to eat pickles. You can choose to omit the pepper flakes for a mild pickle. 1 qt jar 4 pickling cucumbers 1 tablespoon kosher salt 1 teaspoon whole peppercorns 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes 1 or 2 dill sprigs […]

Zucchini Fritters

This is straight out of Melissa Clark’s Zucchini-Cornmeal cakes with Mint Chutney and Yogurt in her cookbook DInner. It is DELICIOUS (Mike who despises anything in the squash family has requested these!). We call these “fritters” in our house. I make a simpler yogurt sauce, which I’ll include here, only to cut down on prep […]

Joe’s Favorite Broccoli Salad

This salad always makes me think of my father-in-law, Joe, who was not a man to eat his veggies. However, adding bacon to a vegetable dish was a game-changer for him and it opened his eyes to broccoli, cauliflower, kale, and spinach (although he drew the line at Brussels Sprouts). This is a great side […]

Seasonal Gin Spritzer

I enjoy a cocktail after a long week of farm work. I change the simple syrup, garnish, and flavor base depending on what is in season and my mood, but I always go with gin. I tend to favor Barr Hill Gin for its flowery and fresh notes. *See below for simple syrup recipe. Spring: […]