Monthly Archives: March 2011

Stinging Nettles

Stinging Nettles have become a media darling as of late.  Suddenly, they are appearing in food magazines & blogs, riding the trend wave of foraged & found foods that seems to be washing over menus.  This resurgent interest in foraged … Continue reading

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The Forager’s Feast – You’re Invited!!!

Perhaps you’re reading the blog and thinking, “This food sounds pretty tasty…it’d be nice to go to one of these feasts….” You’re opportunity has arisen!! The Farmer’s Feast has partnered up with The Open Kitchen, Portland Farmers Market, Twist Wine, & … Continue reading

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Signs of Spring – Sorrel, Reminder of Winter – Potatoes

  The calendar says “Spring”.  Nature’s signs are showing – the light does linger longer than late afternoon.  And I did make it out to the garden to commence ground preparations for planting this week…but I was chased back inside … Continue reading

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Brussels Sprout Leaves

Sweet, tender, a mild collard-like flavor.  Or as my dining companion put it, “They taste like brussels sprouts!”  Yes, but without the cabbage-edge.  Rather more like winter greens than sprout. “We get three vegetables from the Brussels sprout plant,” says … Continue reading

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The Farmer’s Feast Recipe in Edible Portland Magazine

The Spring issue of Edible Portland Magazine is out, and on page 21, you can find a delicious pasta recipe courtesy of The Farmer’s Feast! Here is a link to the recipe online – Goat Cheese-Filled Pappardelle with Leek & Sausage … Continue reading

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A Weakness for Winter Squash

I have several collections.  Cookbooks, naturally.  Kitchen utensils.  Vintage ice crushers – a fun find at an antique shop, a red Dazey Rocket table-top ice crusher started it all, then a desire to have a sturdy ice crusher for summer … Continue reading

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