Farmer's Market Report - June 24, July 1 & 8, 2017 Leesburg, VA
Savor the summer and all its bounty! In my farmers market reports I share some of the highlights I bring home from the Leesburg Farm Market in Leesburg, VA and the recipes of what I did with my goodies.
Here is what I brought home from Shenandoah Seasonal. Their blue/purple potatoes are fun to cut into and they taste and roast like regular potatoes. What a neat color!
|Roasted purple and yellow potatoes.|
The onions are growing up!
|Walla Walla Onions.|
|Red Spring Onions|
Curly Kale! This kale is pretty and ruffled. It is a little tougher than baby kale so I cook it uncovered in a stock made with salt pork. It enhances the flavor, keeps its color, and has a little shine when cooked this way. Then I make a bacon white sauce (béchamel) to top it off. Here is my recipe for Curly Kale with Salt Pork and Béchamel.
|Pouring on the sauce for Curly Kale with Salt Pork and Béchamel.|
|Sprinkling on the dill for Curly Kale with Salt Pork and Béchamel|
Here is an idea for your kohlrabi. Roast it with chicken and potatoes for an easy one pot meal. See the recipe for Roast Chicken with Kohlrabi and Potatoes.
|Chicken, kohlrabi , and potatoes waiting for the oven. Roast Chicken with Kohlrabi and Potatoes|
|Roast Chicken with Kohlrabi and Potatoes|
I used this dill leaf from Full Moon Farm to top off the Curly Kale with Salt Pork and Béchamel.
|Dried dill leaf from Full Moon Farm.|
I picked up raspberries, blueberries, and blackberries from Allder School Berries. I made a salad dressing with the raspberries from Allder School Berries and golden beets from Shenandoah Seasonal. See the recipe for Raspberry and Golden Beet Salad Dressing. I paired it with arugula from Shenandoah Seasonal. What an amazing combination with the sweet raspberries and the kick from the arugula!
|Raspberry and Golden Beet Salad Dressing|
|Blueberries and blackberries on my morning cereal.|
|This disappeared fast. Cream Corn Soufflé|
|Yellow wax beans, green beans, and roma beans.|
|Tomatillo for salsa.|
Allder School Berries
Pleietez Produce Farm
Full Moon Farm LLC
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