Lacto-Fermented Watermelon Radishes

This is one of the ways that we like to preserve the seasonal harvest for later enjoyment. Lacto-fermented watermelon radishes are probiotic and so delicious, and they also are so beautiful.  This recipe uses no vinegar, just veggies, salt, water, and time. We love them in salads but check out the Extra! below for another creative and delicious way to use them. Preparation Time:  30 minutes Lacto-fermentation Time:  30 – … Continue reading Lacto-Fermented Watermelon Radishes

Takuan-style Pickled Daikon Radish with Turmeric

If you have ever had a sushi roll you may have noticed a bright, almost neon yellow colored component in the roll.  It is “takuan”, the Japanese term for lacto-fermented daikon radish, which we grow, that has been pickled with a number of different ingredients, in particular, persimmon peels, which is what gives takuan it’s most noticeable characteristic, color. The photo below is of commercially … Continue reading Takuan-style Pickled Daikon Radish with Turmeric

Rob’s Baked Radishes with Roasted Scallion Vegan Aioli

Raw, fresh radishes regularly brighten up salads and crudité platters but here is a different kind of radish recipe from Rob, one of our CSA members. Rob does like radishes raw, but he loves them most when they are baked! We serve it here with a roasted scallion and garlic vegan aioli.  They are both so quick and easy to make, and delicious! Thank you, Rob, for this … Continue reading Rob’s Baked Radishes with Roasted Scallion Vegan Aioli

Sour Orange Marinated Radishes

This marinated radish recipe is quick, easy and delicious. Add the marinated radishes to your favorite salads or eat them just as they are. Preparation Time:  30 minutes Marinating Time: 1 hour minimum or up to 12 hours Ingredients: 3 medium to large watermelon radishes 6 red salad radishes 6 French breakfast radishes 2 cups chilled sour orange juice* 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil Kosher … Continue reading Sour Orange Marinated Radishes

Grits and Greens Casserole with Tabasco Sauce

When you know you want to eat your greens, but you also want comfort food… Grits and greens casserole makes for an anytime satisfying meal. Breakfast, lunch, dinner, or snack. Side dish or entree. Hot, room temperature, or cold. Always great, and easy to make. Try it! 3 ¼ cups of rice milk or whole milk 1 cup Bob’s Red Mill organic corn grits 2T … Continue reading Grits and Greens Casserole with Tabasco Sauce

Korean-style Scallion and Veggie Pancakes

We farm in Florida, but we love food from all over the world.  Korean-style Scallion and Veggie Pancakes are delicious, healthy, and easy to make. This recipe uses scallions, carrots, and red bell pepper, but you can use any vegetable of your choice, as long as they are somewhat flat.  For example, using large or even small broccoli or cauliflower florets will result in very uneven … Continue reading Korean-style Scallion and Veggie Pancakes

Fennel, Baby Red Cabbage, and Daikon Radish Salad with Miso-Ginger Vinaigrette

Our freshly-harvested fennel has fragrant, feathery tops. This is a favorite salad that uses the entire fennel bulb with stalks and leaves. It has a bit of a Japanese twist with the cabbage, daikon radish and miso vinaigrette. The flavors really complement each other, and the colors combine beautifully. You can use any vinaigrette of your choice, but give the miso vinaigrette a try.   Preparation Time: … Continue reading Fennel, Baby Red Cabbage, and Daikon Radish Salad with Miso-Ginger Vinaigrette