Mexican Street Corn Salad

Looking for something a little different for your corn party? Try this version of Mexican Street Corn Salad by Serious Eats. Feel free to make this recipe your own by using peppers of choice or omitting the cilantro. The key is the roasted corn which can be done atop the grill or in the pan as the recipe suggests. They key flavors lie within the corn, lime and spices. Everything else can be adjusted according to preference.

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5 Ways to Prepare Kholrabi

Kohlrabi is a staple in the FDC repertoire. It’s a hearty vegetable that is very popular in Europe and withstands the strange growing patterns of New England. It looks a little bit like a cross between a radish and a cabbage, and I’ve heard the taste described frequently in the same way.
It’s delicious raw, steamed, shredded, fried… I really can’t think of a way that I don’t like kohlrabi now that I am versed in how to use it. There was a time when it sat in the veg drawer, lonely at the end of each week as the sole survivor from the previous weeks Share.

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Confessions of a Grillaholic

by guest editor Susan Butterworth

A few days ago, Maria Westberg Adams shared her blog post on How to Use all your Farm Share Veggies on the FDC Facebook page. Here’s the link in case you missed it.

One of her tips is a Making a list of what you got and planning meals around it. Posting a list on the refrigerator door, reminding us what’s in there has been a huge help at our house. Storing the produce properly ( thank you to the “How to Store” section in the newsletter!) and Cleaning out the refrigerator once a week has also been hugely helpful to happily getting the most from my Share. Continue reading