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Week of May 28, 2018

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In Our Baskets This Week

*Certified Organic |  Meet Our Producers

Vermont Vegetable Package

  • Golden Potatoes* | Deep Root/Samson Farm
  • American slicing cucumber* | Jericho Settler's Farm
  • Asparagus* | Deep Root/Vallons Mariachers 
  • Bok Choy* | Miskell's Premium Organics 
  • Baby Spinach* | Diggers' Mirth Collective Farm 
  • Regular Size Only: Scallions* | Miskell's Premium Organics 

Omnivore Package

The Omnivore Package includes the Vermont Vegetable Package above, plus...

  • Chicken Drumsticks |  Maple Wind Farm
  • Plain Yogurt* | Butterworks Farm
  • Chicken Broth  | Joe's Kitchen at Screamin' Ridge Farm

Localvore Package

The Localvore Package includes the Vermont Vegetable Package above, plus...

  • Chicken Drumsticks |  Maple Wind Farm
  • Plain Yogurt* | Butterworks Farm
  • Chicken Broth  | Joe's Kitchen at Screamin' Ridge Farm
  • Bread: Seeded Baguette*  |  Red Hen Baking Company
  • Pasture Raised Eggs  |  Besteyfield Farm
 

Bread: Seeded Baguette*

Red Hen Baking Co.

Cheddar Cheese

Shelburne Farms

Pasture Raised Eggs

Besteyfield Farm

 

Cooking & Storage Tips

  • This week we made soup with our asparagus, but it's amazing simply cut up and sautéed in a little butter or olive oil. Heat the fat until it sizzles, add the asparagus, and season with salt and pepper. When it's done, squeeze on some lemon. One tip...throw the biggest pieces from the bottom of the stalk into the pan first, and after 30 seconds or so, add the medium sized pieces, and after another 30 seconds, add the asparagus tips. That way, the pieces will finish cooking at around the same time! 
  • Nothing in this week's basket is super perishable, but the spinach is probably the first thing you should use up. It's great as a salad, or you can wilt it and serve it alongside those chicken drumsticks (if you get the Omnivore or Localvore package). 
  • It feels so summer-y to have crisp, refreshing cucumbers in the fridge. When I want a super easy, but filling snack, I make seasoned goat cheese and dip veggies into that. 
  • Got cooking tips you want to share? Or do you need help with a specific item in your share? Email Suzanne at cooking@intervale.org
 

Recipes

The dishes below were created by Suzanne, our Cooking Education Coordinator. Each week, we aim to provide you with recipes that will get you excited to use the items in your basket. We welcome your feedback and suggestions! Have a cooking question? Click here to send it to Suzanne, and she'll answer you within two business days.