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Dried Rhubarb

May 29, 2012


Rhubarb is one of those heralds of the harvest season in the Northeast. Technically a vegetable but often featured in dessert preparations, it’s typically preserved via canning (stewed, jammed) or freezing. But I’ve been waiting long and hard to get some of these stems dried up. So when I brought home my second armload of […]

Rhubarb Jam

May 21, 2012


My, my, my. This poor neglected blog. It feels like it’s been forever since I made a post, because it is partially the truth of the situation. The past three weeks (well, month, really) have been mighty busy around these here parts. There were academic projects to be completed, a third diploma to be received […]

Arugula, orange, and fennel salad with citrus vinaigrette

May 7, 2012


via Waltham Fields Community Farm blog: Spicy arugula paired with thinly-sliced fennel and juicy orange segments makes for a light and delicately-flavored salad perfect for our transition into late spring. For a more robust dressing, I suggest replacing 1 tablespoon of citrus juice with equal parts apple cider vinegar. Arugula, Orange, and Fennel Salad  with […]

Cupboard Tart

May 7, 2012


via Waltham Fields Community Farm blog: As you may have noticed, I try to keep things pretty healthy on the farm blog. After all, Waltham Fields is primarily a vegetable farm, and just about everyone could use more of this food group in their lives. But many of those keen to consume a “locavore” or […]

Dressed Beets with Spring Onion

May 1, 2012


via Waltham Fields Community Farm blog: It’s hard to believe that we are now just weeks away from rhubarb, strawberries, and the start of CSA distributions at Waltham Fields. In preparation for this season, I’m exploring cookbooks, websites (the farm has already has some great ideas, too), and just generally keeping my eyes peeled for […]