Browsing Archive: January, 2012

Mexican Potato Omelette

Posted by on Tuesday, January 31, 2012, In : Recipes 
2 TBS olive oil

1 red skin potato, halved, and thinly sliced

3 garlic gloves

2 scallions, thinly sliced

Coarse salt and ground pepper

1 1/4 cups plum tomatoes, coarsely chopped (about 2 tom.)

8 large eggs

1/2 cup shredded pepper jack cheese

2 TBS cilantro

1/2 lime juice

1. Heat 1 tbs oil in 10-inch broiler proof skillet over

    med.-low heat. Add potato, cover and cook, stirring until

    golden brown and tender, about 10 minutes. Stir in garlic

    and all but 1 TB...


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Asian-Style Honey Vegetable Stir Fry

Posted by Chuck Murray on Monday, January 30, 2012, In : Recipes 
1/4 cup honey
1/4 cup prepared stir fry sauce*
1/4 to 1/2 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
4 tbs. canola oil garlic flavor
2 cups eggplant, 2 cups red pepper
1 small onion, cut into wedges and separated
1 med. carrot, cut diagonally
Combine stir fry sauce in small bowl with honey. In wok or large skillet
heat oil over med. high heat, add veggies while cooking about 2-3 min.
Add honey sauce, stir until all veggies are glazed and sauce is bubbly.
*Make your own stir fry sauce:
1 1/2 tbs. cornstar...
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Different Uses For Homemade Jellies and Jams

Posted by on Friday, January 27, 2012,
The next CSA Winter baskets contain Amish made jams which are great on your favorite toast but, there's many other uses. Add a couple tablespoons to the bottom of a small cup or bowl and top with plain yogurt to make fruit on the bottom yogurt. Toss with root vegetables or winter squash before roasting or brush onto meat or poultry.

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How To Use Dried Hot Peppers

Posted by Chuck Murray on Friday, January 6, 2012, In : Recipes 




This month’s basket contains local, dried Cayenne hot chile peppers.


Cut the top off of each chile to remove the stem. Then, cut a slit down the side of the chile to split it open. The majority 
of the seeds will shake right out. Use your fingers or a spoon to scrape any additional seeds off and pull off any dried veins. After discarding the seeds, place the chiles on a medium/hot griddle and roast them for 3-4 minutes. Turn them often to prevent burning.


After roasting the chiles, place them ...
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Food/Farming Related Articles/Tips


Cost SAVINGS Of Eating Organic vs. Processed Foods

The Truth About Eggs - What store bought egg labels really mean

An interesting article about Skim Milk

Attention Allergy Sufferers (Could it be Soy?)

How corporations put the spin on food
Interview with Michael Pollan in Cleveland

Ever wonder where your milk is from? Type in the code on your milk carton or other dairy product.

Freezing Fresh Vegetables, an OSU extension guide

Freezing Fresh Fruit, an OSU extension guide

Monsanto Tumbles Down, e-magazine article about GMO crops

What Are We Eating? PDF chart - What the average American Consumes In A Year

Listen In - The Diane Rehm Show on NPR, discussion about Organic Food Standards. 



Feeding children - 3 book recommendations











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