Carrot Red Lentil Salad

Working with spring harvest can feel like foreplay for summer. The ground isn’t quite warm enough to plant anything that fruits. Only the kales and overwintered plants can shake off the chill of the night and look ready for the day the next morning. Spring...

Sautéed Peavines

It’s best to use a cast iron pan for this recipe. Peavines tend to be difficult to measure. They’re kind of everywhere. Instead, take your peavines, fluff them up a bit and hold them in your hands. Is the bundle about the size of a basket ball? Excellent, that’s the...
Peavine Samosas – gluten free

Peavine Samosas – gluten free

Spring in the garden is a lot like glass blowing, there’s a huge, hurried ramp up and then a bunch of waiting around for something edible to show up. Our peavines are actually from our cover crops, which we plant to as to fix much-needed nitrogen into the soil....
Pickled Nano Carrots

Pickled Nano Carrots

Carrot thinnings are the Baldwin brothers of the garden–oddly attractive but likely a chore to deal with. What does a person do with little tiny carrots? In a salad, carrot thinnings look like they’ve sort of wandered into the bowl. On a plate, they look limp...
A Simple Saag

A Simple Saag

We’re on the spinach train. It’s the first thing we plant in the spring because it’s so quick to grow. To be honest, it’s not one of our favorites but it’s a quick crop and we like quick crops. Ingredients: 2 Tbsp grape seed or avocado...
Beet & Spinach Salad

Beet & Spinach Salad

Spinach is up and here for just a short while. Since the temperatures are only rising, we’re harvesting with alacrity. For the vinaigrette: 1/2 cup Olive oil 1/4 cup Cider vinegar 1/3 cup Lemon juice 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp pepper For the Salad: 1 1/2 lb Beets,...