Curly Leaf Parsley Veggie Type: Herb Season: Summer/Winter Peak months: Year-round for two years, but best the first year Uses: Curly Leaf Parsley Inspiration More curly leaf parsley inspiration coming soon! Let us know on our Facebook page that you’re waiting for it and we’ll let you know as soon as it is available.
Cilantro Veggie Type: Herb Season: Summer Peak months: July-August Uses: Cilantro is pretty controversial, but if you’re a fan, try growing some in a sunny spot in your kitchen. Cilantro pairs great with tacos, potatoes, beans and rice, eggs, noodle dishes, etc., etc. If you have a lot to use up, try making homemade salsa. […]
Turmeric Veggie Type: Spice, Root Season: Harvested right before it gets cold and stored through the winter Peak months: October-November Uses: Turmeric is very similar to ginger in appearance, although its orange instead of tan, and it can be used similarly, although its taste is very different. Peel off the tough exterior of the root […]
Dill Veggie Type: Dill Season: Generally grown in greenhouses year-round Peak months: May-June Uses: Pluck off some dill leaves for a garnish or use the leaves for a more dill-intensive recipe. Pickle-making is probably the most common use of dill, but dill also is great for flavoring root vegetables. Try roasted root veggies (beets, potatoes, […]
Flat-leaf Parsley Veggie Type: Herb Season: Summer Peak months: June-October Uses: Flat-leaf parsley (a.k.a Italian parsley) can be substituted for curly parsley in soups, salads, and sauces, but it has a bit of a peppery taste so is especially great raw. Try using it as you might use Arugala or another salad green and chop […]
Garlic Veggie Type: Root Season: Summer Peak months: June-July Uses: It’s a good idea to always have garlic on hand as it makes any savory dish better. It’s easy to burn, though, so be mindful of how you add it and when. If you have more garlic than you know what to do with, make […]
Garlic Scape Veggie Type: Greens, Stems Season: Late Spring-Early Summer Peak months: June-July Uses: Garlic scapes are the stocks that grow from hardnecked garlic plants. Because they are harvested when fresh basil is abundant, Garlic Scape Pesto is a great thing to do with scapes. You can also use them in stir fry in place […]
Sweet Basil Veggie Type: Herb Season: Summer Peak months: June-September Uses: Nothing compares to fresh basil! Tear the leaves (rather than chopping) and serve on top of eggs and tomato, a Mediterranean-inspired salad, or spaghetti. If you have more basil than you know what to do with, try making a homemade pesto. Sweet Basil Inspiration […]