Farm-Tested Recipes

Green Tomato & Cabbage Pico de Gallo (Salsa Fresca)

Green Tomato & Cabbage Pico de Gallo (Salsa Fresca)

By the time the first peppers ripen each summer, we’re ready to eat Mexican food of every variety here on the farm. One of our favorites is a Pico de Gallo style salsa made with cabbage and green tomatoes. In my first attempt to recreate the Pico de Gallo we’ve enjoyed at Rancho Chico, I…

Asian Salad

Asian Salad

We’ve been enjoying a yummy cold salad lately: Asian Salad with Bok Choy or Napa Cabbage.  It’s simple and refreshing.  And it doesn’t heat up the house! I pre-cook a few chicken breasts in soy sauce in my cast iron skillet.  I chop the chicken into bite size pieces and refrigerate it until I’m ready…

Super & Simple Scalloped Potatoes

My mother-in-law has the most fabulous recipe for scalloped potatoes. It is rich and delicious yet the most simple of recipes to make! Line greased pan with peeled, sliced raw potatoes (we slice them using the attachment to our Kitchen Aid to get nice thin slices). Sprinkle salt and pepper over every few layers. Pour…

Winter Squash Enchiladas

It always frustrates me when a recipe calls for winter and summer squash in the same dish. Maybe they are ready at the same time where you live, but not here! However, thanks to our amazing new greenhouse, tomatoes are ripening during both winter and summer squash season. And our pepper plants are safe inside…

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