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Sweet and spiced winter squash soup

Sweet and spiced winter squash soup

  3 medium winter squashes (e.g., acorn or butternut) 1/2 cup minced onions/shallots 3 tablespoons minced ginger 3 leeks (slice off the bottom and top tough leaves then slice lengthwise and rinse fully to clean) sliced crosswise into 1/4 inch strips 1 teaspoon curry powder […]

Green Tomato Salsa Verde

Green Tomato Salsa Verde

Spicy, smoky, sweet, and perfect for eating with chips or over meat, fish, or tofu. You’ll need a blender or food processor for this. 4 green tomatoes 2 cloves garlic 2 medium or spicy peppers, like serranos or jalapenos, to taste juice of 1/2 lime […]

Fast and fresh heirloom tomato gazpacho

Fast and fresh heirloom tomato gazpacho

Using a blender will make this soup easy to pull off in minutes. Good for two bowls of soup, or four smaller appetizer portions. Ingredients: 6 medium-large tomatoes, or equivalent 2 cloves garlic salt and pepper 2 bell peppers 1 avocado 1 dried out slice […]

Fried green tomatoes with hot and sweet aioli

Fried green tomatoes with hot and sweet aioli

First, make your dipping aioli so it’s ready when your tomatoes are hot: 1 egg yolk 3/4 cup olive oil 2 tablespoons light brown sugar 1 teaspoon sriracha or other spicy sauce 1-2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice Salt and pepper Put the yolk in a […]

Grilled Swiss Chard Roll Ups

Grilled Swiss Chard Roll Ups

A tasty summer treat! You’ll need: 12 large leaves of Swiss chard 1/2 lb. smoked mozzarella (or equivalent fresh mozzarella or goat cheese), cut into 1/4 inch cubes 3/4 cup dried fruit, such as apricots, raisins, or dates, cut into 1/4 inch cubes 3 tablespoons […]

Grilled New Potatoes with Dry and Fresh Sage

Grilled New Potatoes with Dry and Fresh Sage

with thanks to Mastering the Grill by Andrew Schloss and David Joachim Ingredients 2 lb new potatoes 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoons dried sage 10-20 leaves fresh sage olive oil to coat, about 1/4 cup salt and pepper Quarter your potatoes, or if they’re […]

Zucchini-Nut Bread

Zucchini-Nut Bread

With thanks again to Mark Bittman’s How to Cook Everything Vegetarian. Ingredients: 4 tablespoons cold butter, plus some for your pan (leave it in the fridge till you need it) 2 cups flour (whole wheat works great) 1 cup raw sugar, or regular sugar if […]

Cucumber Raita

Cucumber Raita

This is a refreshing side dish or garnish for your hot summery meals. Ingredients: 2 small-medium cucumbers 3 cups plain yogurt – greek works great 2 cloves garlic, or less if you’re not a fan 2-3 tablespoons fresh mint leaves squeeze of lemon juice, about […]

Grilled Marinated Summer Squash and Zucchini

Grilled Marinated Summer Squash and Zucchini

Here at Waldingfield, we’re excited to have a range of heirloom varieties of summer squash and zucchini: Patty Pans (the flying saucers), Floridor (the small yellow softballs), and the crooknecks – Zephyr and Lady Godiva. All of these can be eaten entirely, skin and all. […]

Southern Collard Greens

Southern Collard Greens

Another member of the leafy greens contingent, collard greens are in the same broccoli family as kale and have much of the same nutritional value. But these greens have attitude – they stand up to a hefty cooking effort and pack a bitter punch. Here’s […]

Pimm’s Cup

Pimm’s Cup

One of the best summer drinks out there is a Pimm’s Cup, which we get from the Brits. Of course, the fact that it features cucumbers makes it all the better. Ingredients: Pimm’s No. 1 (a gin-based liqueur) Club soda Lemons Cucumber, sliced into thin […]

Kale Chips

Kale Chips

Preheat your oven to 275 degrees. Separate the leaves of a bunch of kale from the stems. Cut leaves into chips approximately an inch and a half on each side (but don’t worry if they’re varied). Drizzle enough olive oil over the kale to get […]

Kale Caesar

Kale Caesar

For dressing: combine one small tin anchovies (8-10 pieces), one clove of garlic, two tablespoons of dijon mustard, and the juice of one lemon. Once combined, slowly add olive oil and keep blending until it makes a creamy dressing texture. Mix in a quarter cup […]

Kale Pesto

Kale Pesto

Roughly chop a bunch of kale, including the stems. Put in a food processor along with two cloves of garlic (or more or less depending on your garlic taste), three quarters of a cup of toasted walnuts or pine nuts, and three quarters of a […]