Recipes from Cooking Day-September 7

Jen and Suzanne started the day by spiralizing squash.  Spiralized squash makes a really delicious pasta substitute.  We tried it out on Kim Moxley’s culinary arts students and they were ALL pleasantly surprised.  You can buy one online or locally at Walmart.  They are about $15 for the counter top version, much less for this[…]

Fermentation Friday, September 28

We are very pleased to have Bird and Hopper Farm present 2 fermentation demonstrations on Friday September 28 at the Market.  The first will begin at 10 am, the second will start at noon.  Fermentation kits will be available for sale. Fermentation is a very old method of food preservation. It has been around since the[…]

September Events at the Market feature peppers.

The September edition of the Market’s cooking program, First Fridays with Chef Jen, features peppers. Peppers come in all shapes, sizes, flavors and heat levels.  Wikipedia estimates there are 50,000 varieties of “Capsicum” (pepper) cultivars. Peppers add so much flavor and can be a main course as well as an ingredient in almost anything.  Chef Jen will[…]

Laken Crowder joins the On-line Market; she’s 10!

We are thrilled to have Laken Crowder join our On-line Market.  She entered and won blue ribbons for her baked goods at the Grayson County Fair.  Inspired by her success, she entered the Carroll County and Bland County Fairs and brought home more ribbons!  She even won 2nd place for her banana bread in the[…]

Roasted red pepper, bean and arugula salad

Peppers really come into their glory in September.  Most varieties are fully ripe and flavor is at it’s peak.  Chef Jen will be cooking with peppers on September 7 and the pepper tasting is September 14. Ingredients: 3 cups chopped arugula or spinach leaves 4 ripe bell peppers 1/3 cup sliced red onion 1½ cups cooked[…]