Tag Archives: beets

Putting Up: Beet Pickled Quail Eggs

These Beet Pickled Quail Eggs, cheerfully tinted pink, are like a grown-up version of dyeing eggs for Easter. We first encountered these when a farmer friend, who was expanding into raising quail, started experimenting with pickling their eggs. Ever since … Continue reading

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1.13.14 Taking Stock

The Seacoast is well-populated with farmers’ markets, even in the depths of winter. Given the vagaries of New England weather, though, we can’t always make it to them at this time of year. In the past couple of weeks alone, we’ve … Continue reading

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Beet Carpaccio with Feta and Agretti

One of the benefits of eating locally is tasting things as they change flavor, texture and uses through the seasons. In the case of beets, save for a brief period in early spring, locally-grown ones are available for most of … Continue reading

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8.20.12 Summer in a jar

These jars are like a timeline of summer’s harvests. Ever since reading about Daphne’s refrigerator pickles, our refrigerator has been slowly filling up with them, added to as the season progresses. Left to right: baby carrots, Cincinnati Market radishes, and … Continue reading

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7.23.12 Sunday to Sunday

A kitchen garden has a rhythm of its own, and this is the time of year when the garden needs to be picked daily. And the more you pick, the more the plants will produce. Here’s a week’s worth of … Continue reading

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6.18.12 Rhubarb, asparagus and garlic scapes

A friend advises picking asparagus between Mother’s and Father’s Day. As the asparagus season wanes, we begin harvesting the first of the garlic scapes.  Greens are coming in strong, including our plantings of tatsoi and fun jen. Carrots and beets … Continue reading

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Local Food: Gateway Farmers’ Market, York

We’ve no shortage of greens, but made a trip to the Gateway Farmers’ Market in York this weekend to supplement what’s in the garden: beets and tomatoes from Riverside Farm; field strawberries from River Lily Farm; cilantro from Moondance Farm; and tucked … Continue reading

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