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Winter Solstice Soup

We created this recipe for the Winter Solstice, the shortest day of the year. This tasty soup celebrates the current harvests of several favorite crops here in Southwest Florida, making it perfect for the season’s holiday menus. Soups are a great way to use seasonal vegetables from week to week. Most vegetable soups freeze well, so don’t hesitate to make a big batch, and store some … Continue reading Winter Solstice Soup

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Full Moon Salad

We created this salad on the December full moon. This uses similar ingredients as in the fresh toppings in Posole, which is a classic Mexican soup that we love. Instead of the traditional radishes and green cabbage, we use turnips and bok choy. Posole often is served on special occasions, and a full moon in December is cause for celebration, bringing in a little more light when the days … Continue reading Full Moon Salad

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

Salad Turnips

Salad turnips are excellent either raw or cooked. Raw salad turnips have a refreshing, tangy flavor similar to a mild radish, and cooked salad turnips are pleasantly sweet. Salad turnips are less starchy and have a higher moisture content than traditional purple top turnips, but can be used well in most traditional turnip recipes. They are delicious baked, mashed or roasted. The tops are “turnip greens”, packed with nutrients and flavor. Try them … Continue reading Salad Turnips