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Camelia’s Lacto-Fermented Pickled Sunchokes

Camelia Frieberg is a biodynamic farmer and award-winning filmmaker and producer. Try these pickled sunchokes that are simple to make and a great addition to salads and tacos. Continue

Walter Riesen’s Okonomiyaki (Japanese Vegetable Pancake)

Warm and custardy on the inside, crispy on the outside, okonomiyaki, also known as Japanese vegetable pancakes, are the ultimate comfort food. Walter Riesen and his farm team grow deeply flavorful heirloom vegetables and heritage grains for their whole-diet, multi-farm CSA customers. Continue

Sandy Oliver’s Dilly Beans

Dilly beans are zesty and crispy, with an irresistible twang of salty, garlicky vinegar. Sandy Oliver is an acclaimed food historian who has written many books about foodways and traditions of the eastern states. Continue

Karen Washington’s Swiss Chard and White Beans

Meet Karen Washington, an award-winning urban gardener, community activist, farmer and co-owner of Rise and Shoot Farm. Here, she shares a garden-to-table recipe made with Swiss chard harvested from the community garden she co-founded in the Bronx, NY. Continue

Alanna’s Seared Romaine with Eggs

Transform a humble head of greens into something a bit more intriguing. Continue

spruce tree shortbread

Get in the Christmas Spirit with Spruce Tree Shortbread

Cooking with spruce is magical. The fragrance makes it feel oh so Christmassy! These spruce tree shortbread cookies are also a lovely gift. Continue

Butternut Bourbon Cream Pie Saves Thanksgiving Dessert for Pumpkin Pie Haters

If pumpkin pie slipped on a silky ballgown, this dessert would be the result: a voluptuous golden custard nestled inside a nutty, cookie-like crust with a hint of spice, topped with Bourbon whipped cream and cinnamon-butter toasted pumpkin seeds. Continue

basil chocolate cake

A Summer Family Recipe: Basil Chocolate Cake

This cake calls for a whopping cup of basil! Sprinkle confectioner’s sugar and some fresh basil leaves as a garnish or drizzle on berries. Continue

creamy cucumber dill salad

Picnic Ready: Cucumber Dill Salad with Rye Croutons

The crisp juicy cucumber marries the toasty rye croutons and the whole crackling affair is coated in velvety dilly sour cream dressing. Continue

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