Oh my delicious!!! A little sweet while also tangy! These are so much fun, and are a great way to add some interest to any table. Tomatillos grow in husks, so you just peel it off and yum, yum!!
Check out this recipe from Food Network for Salsa Verde: http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/salsa-verde-green-tomatillo-salsa-recipe.html
Currently, I have three local egg growers in Halifax. All of them have loved, free range chickens that receive excellent care. Two of my growers started out with the intention of having pet chickens, and have so many eggs now that I get to share them with you!
Check out this website, and like her on Facebook, to learn everything you ever wanted to know about raising chickens: http://fresheggsdaily.com/
Blueberries, raspberries, strawberries.... You just never know what will show up when it's in season! We have different things every year depending on the growing season and how generous it is.
Check out these recipes from Southern Living for 100 Ways with Fresh Berries: http://www.southernliving.com/food/holidays-occasions/fresh-berry-recipes
Any opportunity I get to provide something new an interesting that is grown safely and naturally, like my own produce, is something I look forward to sharing with my fellow veggie lovers! This is only a sample of different things you can find at my stand, and by all means, feel free to e-mail with any suggestions!!!
These gourds, also called bitter melon, are more common in Africa and Asian cooking. They have a very bitter taste, hence the name. The one photographed is one that has past its prime. Usually, it looks more like a very bumpy cucumber, and picked when small.
Learm more about bitter gourds from Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Momordica_charantia
My chestnuts come from a Chinese Chestnut tree. My grandfather has had them all his life, and we've enjoyed picking them for as long as I can remember. Now you can enjoy them too!
Check out this recipe from Smitten kitchen for Chestnut Cookies: https://smittenkitchen.com/2010/12/roasted-chestnut-cookies/
M O R E F U N ! ! !
This southern treat can be prepared in so many wonderful ways. It is best when picked small. It's also notorious for having slimy insides when cooked, but I think it's like the insides of a Twinkie: creamy and delicious! (Especially when fried! Mmmmm!!!)
Check out these recipee from Southern Living for the 12 Best Okra Recipes: http://www.southernliving.com/food/10-best-okra-recipes
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