Recipes for the season: Simple Saturday Supper

This week was our first pick-up at our CSA, Anchor Run Farm, in Wrightstown. It's spring, so the main theme is greens: bok choy, spinach, Swiss chard, escarole, Romaine lettuce, spring mix and arugula,...

Recipes for the season: Tomatillos and pork loin

By Chef Rich Baringer, An item that I’ve noticed more and more at many farmers’ markets over the last couple years is the tomatillo. You’ve seen them—they look like small green tomatoes wrapped in a...
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Pasta on a cool summer evening

We had planned for salad caprese. Fresh mozzarella - check. Basil - check. Beautiful, multi-colored heirloom tomatoes from the farm - check. But then the weather turned cool and rainy and I just wanted...
Berry Peach Cobbler

A circus in your mouth

July, 2018 By guest blogger, Rich Baringer, Remember this Seinfeld episode? Kramer: Well, they’re in… Jerry: What’s in? Kramer: The Macanaw peaches, Jerry!  The Macanaw peaches! Jerry: Ah, right.  The ones from Oregon that are only ripe for two weeks...

Spit it out!

by guest blogger Rich Baringer It’s just about time for watermelons to start appearing in our local farm markets. In many ways, watermelon seems like the all-American fruit—a staple at our summer picnics.  It actually...

A few of my favorite things

With corn season upon us, my mouth begins to water at the thought of some of my favorite corn recipes. There's Mexican-style Grilled Corn (courtesy of Cook's Illustrated) - which, by the way, gets...

Grilling it up

by guest blogger Rich Baringer, Jake is a carnivore.  He will eat pretty much any kind of meat—often pretending that he's a lion eating a gazelle.  So whenever he sees the grill out, he gets...
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A summer Italian feast

by guest blogger Rich Baringer, I've been doing cooking demonstrations this summer at the Blooming Glen Farm, a local community supported agriculture farm, in Blooming Glen. Last week I put together this delicious Italian-themed meal for...
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Tidbits: Farm Fresh Cocktails

If all the lovely veggies now showing up at local farmers' markets don't do it for you (??), I found a Philadelphia Daily News article that highlights some delectable drinks you can make with local...

Tidbits: Summertime Drinks

Believe it or not, I really am supposed to surf the web for my job. And I came across two drink recipes that just tickled my fancy, so I thought I'd share them. Smoking lemons The...

Big plump blueberries are coming

Alas, the strawberry season is coming to a close but that can only mean one thing...blueberries are coming! And while the rain certainly made a mess of the strawberry harvest this year, apparently it's done...
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Greens and Zucchini Flowers

Early summer has presented us with many bounties. Greens, certainly, and now, for the first time this season, squash flowers appeared at the farmers' market. So here's a couple of recipes to get you...
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