Tag Archives: Nichols Farm

Eat your pea…tendrils please.

Meandering thru the market this weekend, I was drawn to, okay admittedly alot of things but needing to find some focus, a pile of beautifully bundled greens with delicate curling tendrils. Ah, the precursor to peas (who yes I did … Continue reading

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The darker the…

Black beans are delicious, black beans fill me up. Black beans are so damn yummy, they satisfy my tummy… Oh sorry, don’t mind me singing away to myself. O hey, anyone out there (or should I say first to) that … Continue reading

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La vie en Rose, stinkin’ that is (encore)

No, no, no, not accepting that Summer is over.  Yes, confirmed by my favorite weatherman, Tom Skilling, it is now officially Fall. And indications of the season are confirming said season change — apples, pears, and pumpkins, yeah, pumpkins have … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Love

About a month or so ago, a friend ‘teased’ on her Facebook status about enjoying a delicious pumpkin milkshake.  Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE pumpkin, but I just can’t bring myself to even think about it until temps have … Continue reading

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Don’t judge by the cover

Celery Root.  Celeriac.  Hum, just don’t know where to begin with you.  I just sit here staring at you and…..nothing.  Awfully American of me I suppose.  Not only do we want you to taste good, but gosh darn it, you … Continue reading

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Speaking of apples…

Red Delicious, Macoun, Northern Spy, Winesap, Swiss Gourmet, Braeburn, Gala, Mutsu, Sweet Sixteen, Liberty,  whoa, stop me here.  If I continue to list the approximately 7500 known varieties of apples in the world, I would far exceed my roughly 500 … Continue reading

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Not the off-spring of an apple or pear

Just to set the record straight, right off the bat, the Asian Pear (aka Harbian Pear, Chinese Pear, Korean Pear) is not a cross between an apple and a pear (aka Bartlett). Nope, it is it’s own breed of fruit, … Continue reading

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