It’s tomato season. Michael and I have managed to drag ourselves out of bed early a few day and made several trips out to Gilcrease Orchard to pick tomatoes. The plants are falling over under the weight of all the ripe tomatoes and you have to get out early to pick before it heats up! […]
Sun-dried Tomatoes are easy to make they just take a little time. 6 to 8 hours in a oven at 200 degrees, or 3 days outside. Here is a quick video on how to make your own sun-dried tomatoes. Garnish them on all sorts of things.
Root vegetables, like carrots and beets are great at soaking up lots of flavors and making a great base for a condiment. I found a recipe and then riffed on it, which you should feel free to do also! Ingredients 2 tablespoons of olive oil 3 yellow beets (thinly sliced on a mandolin) 1 large […]
Making Ricotta with Corinne Making cheese, even a very simple cheese like this ricotta, takes time and patience and a gallon of milk. From that, a couple of hours, and a lot of stirring and waiting you get 4 tubs of ricotta. So….while away the hours with friends. Gather a group and while the milk […]
Spring Sunday Dinner with lots of Citrus Spring at the farmers market can be inspiring. I already had a dessert recipe in mind with an Olive Oil Citrus Cake. So now, what to cook for dinner? The Citrus Cake called for the zest of 6 oranges (or tangerines) so I had de-zested citrus to find […]
I was searching for something a little lighter than pie for my Non-Traditional Thanksgiving feast. I had planned to do a blood orange trifle, but…it’s no longer blood orange season, so I ended up with some Satsuma tangerines from the farmers market for my trifle. Then…I felt like it needed something and asked around for […]
Gilcrease Orchard Gilcrease Orchard is located North of Las Vegas at 7800 N Tenaya Way. You can sometimes find them at the Farmers Markets, or you can pick your own produce offering a diverse choice of fruits and vegetables at their 60 acre farm. The Gilcrease Orchard is located at Tule Springs. Tule “Springs” is […]
Spicy Camel Trading Company has so many spice blends at the farmers market, that sometimes I get overwhelmed. Thank goodness Dan brings samples of things to taste and inspire you. Dan of course picks up all his produce at the farmers markets while he’s there, so the tastings are always seasonal. He had a salad […]
While visiting the Downtown 3rd Farmers Market, Stu had La Ratte fingerling potatoes from the Intuitive Forager and French tarragon from Crossfire Ranch. I went searching for cheese at Whole Foods and found a Raw Gruyere as well as a Cave Age Gruyere and decided to mix the two. I shredded the cheese on my […]
Farmers Markets, not only have local fresh produce. They also sometimes have chefs demo’s using the local produce for delicious seasonal Idea’s. Support your local Farmers, at your local Farmers Market. Enjoy this Corn, Red Pepper Avocado Salad.
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