Category Archives: In the Kitchen (recipes & more)

Savor the Season: Raspberries

Alright, it’s just wishful thinking that raspberries are in season here in Michigan. Even though they aren’t really in season at the moment, by freezing summer treats like raspberries, you can enjoy them year round! I’m kind of on a … Continue reading

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Savor the Season: Acorn Squash

The Real Time Farms Headquarters had a plump acorn squash from Brines Farm (hurray for cold storage for extending what’s in season!) lying around, just begging to become something delicious. As I mentioned recently, I’m quite enamored with Yotam Ottolenghi’s … Continue reading

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Have You Tried: A Pomegranate?

Pomegranates are tasty fruits, and the edible part is actually the pulp-encompassed seeds. In the United States they are mainly grown in warmer places like California, so they are a treat that I don’t often buy for myself. Luckily though … Continue reading

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Have You Tried: Rutabagas?

Have you? Or have you just walked by the waxy little orbs of root vegetable thinking, “those purple turnips over there look awfully pretty” or “I guess I’ll just get more carrots, you can’t go wrong with carrots” or “Root … Continue reading

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Have You Tried: a Black Radish?

I’d never tried a black radish before, in fact, I thought it was a beet upon first glance at the farmers market. The friendly folks at Garden Works quickly set me straight though, and mentioned that it was a good … Continue reading

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Savor the Season: Kale

As a part of our winter CSA with Brines Farm, we received some Red Russian Kale in with our lovely assortment of greens. I’m a huge fan of kale, and enjoy it sauteed, roasted, blended into soups – you name … Continue reading

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Have You Tried: Sunchokes?

A week and a few days ago, at Seattle’s University District Market, I kept seeing bins and baskets brimming with brown, bumpy things. Odd looking vegetables. Some signs said sunchokes. Some said jerusalem artichokes. I had to know more. I … Continue reading

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What’s the Difference: Turnips

While shopping at Seattle’s University District Market this past Saturday, I halted in front of a gigantic pile of root vegetables. Parsnips, rutabagas, and turnips aplenty. Two different types of turnip. I asked questions. That’s how this works. First off, I’m … Continue reading

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Stuffed!

I like to make pizza…a lot. But sometimes even old standbys need to be shaken up a bit, so this week instead of making pizza, I decided to make stuffed bread for a Real Time Farms (and friends) dinner. The … Continue reading

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Thankful for….Leftovers?!

As a vegetarian, Thanksgiving isn’t near the top of my favorite holidays. Heck, it probably doesn’t even make the top 5. Don’t get me wrong, I love getting together with family and friends, and focusing on all of the things … Continue reading

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