Garlic and onions and shallots, oh my!

It’s finally allium season and we’re sooo incredibly happy about it. Allium is a large genus of fragrant, nutritious, bulbous herbs in the lily family that includes hundreds of species, such as onions, garlic, scallions, shallots, leeks, and chives (1). This genus offers a wide range of fragrant and nutritious little beauties with a variety of uses, such as culinary, …

Organic & You

by Kayla Castleman, 2min read In recent years, the terms organic, non-GMO, and sustainable have been used to inform consumers of the farming practices used to produce their products. But these are not just trendy buzz words. Seeing these words on labels are important deciding factors when choosing products, and rightfully so. If given the choice when shopping for what …

Carrots Vichy

Serves 4, prep time 30min Vichy is a spa in eastern France famous for its curative waters. Vichy’s mineral water is bottled and sold all over. Vichy water has a strong mineral taste that gives the original version of this recipe an interesting subtle flavor. Fortunately this recipe is incredible without it! Ingredients1 bunch heirloom carrots, greens removedVichy or regular …

Chef’s Plate: Danielle’s Chicken Lamb Carrot Broth

While the winter months can’t help but beckon a desire for a warm meal, busy schedules can make cooking feel like a burden and added stress. Here to bring a wholesome alternative to fast food is Goodful founder and CEO, Danielle Rinderknecht, whose ethos is grounded in providing food that is healthy, local, and delicious. While a brick and mortar location for …

Zero Waste Chicken Lamb Carrot Broth

Serves 8, Prep time 24hrs IngredientsTea2 tbs whole black peppercorn2 tbs dried or 3 fresh sprigs lavender 2 tbs dried or 3 fresh sprigs thyme1 ½ tbs dried or 1 fresh sprigs rosemary2 c water BrothChicken bones, carcass and/or cartilage from 2 whole chickens8 oz lamb bones, the chicken to lamb bone ratio should be about 5:18-10 carrots, roughly chopped …

Italian Style Baked Fennel

Serves 2, prep time 30min  Ingredients1 fennel bulb2-3 tbs freshly grated parmesan cheese, to taste1-2 tbs bread crumbs, to taste½ tsp oregano (fresh if you have it!)1 tbs chopped fresh flat leaf or curly parsley2-3 tbs extra virgin olive oilsea salt to tastefresh ground pepper to taste Instructions Heat oven to 400 degrees. Lightly grease a medium baking pan. Prep the fennel by …

Panzanella Salad

Serves 2, prep time 45min Ingredients1½ c (2oz) ciabatta or baguette (best if it’s stale) cut into 1-inch cubes1 lbs Terra Firma mixed heirloom & san marzano roma tomatoes, diced into bite size pieces (pictured above!)½ Refarmery’s candy yellow onion, thinly sliced2-3 cloves of chesnok red garlic, minced then pressed into a paste1-2 tbs fresh oregano, chopped½ c torn basil …

Sweet Corn & Cuc Salad

Ingredientscorn from 2 cobs (see corn note below)1 Armenian striped cucumber, quartered and sliced cucumber (pictured above)⅓ candy yellow onion, diced2-3 green onions, sliced thinly from white almost to end of green½ c basil, roughly chopped½ meyer lemon, sliced as thin as possible (optional but recommended)½ c mint, parsley and/or cilantro (optional)Big Sur Pino Blanco Sea salt, to tasteFreshly ground …