Salade de betteraves, noix et roquette


Ingrédients Pour la salade ▪    1/3 tasse de noix de Grenobles, grillées au four pendant 30 min, à 275°F ▪    4 grosses betteraves, coupées en 8 morceaux et cuites au four environ 45 minutes à 375°F ▪    4 tasses de roquette ▪    200 g de fromage de chèvre Pour la vinaigrette: ▪    1/3 huile de… Read more »


Basil Pesto


  Ingredients 2 cups packed fresh basil leaves 2 cloves garlic 1/4 cup pine nuts 2/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil, divided Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste 1/2 cup freshly grated Pecorino cheese Combine the basil, garlic, and pine nuts in a food processor and pulse until coarsely chopped. Add 1/2 cup… Read more »


Cabbage Salad with Thai-Style Fresh Herb Dressing


  4-5 cups finely sliced or shredded cabbage 4-5 cups finely sliced or shredded chinese cabbage 1/2 cup slivered green onions Dressing: 2 teaspoons minced garlic, pressed to a paste 1 hot chile, seeded and minced (optional) 3 Tablespoons rice vinegar 1 Tablespoon soy sauce 1 Tablespoon tahini (sesame seed paste) or peanut butter or… Read more »

Crop Beets

Farmer John’s Chocolate Beet Cake


1.    Preheat the oven to 375F.  You will need a 8×8” pyrex pan. 2.    If you have a double boiler, use it to melt 4 oz of unsweetened chocolate and 1/4 cup of sunflower oil. (if you don’t have a double-boiler, use another combination of pots and pans you have) 3.    Combine 3 eggs and… Read more »

Simply steamed Asparagus


  1 bunch asparagus butter salt and pepper Set up a steamer, fill the bottom with water and bring to a boil. Cut the asparagus to fit into your steamer basket. Cover and steam until the asparagus are bright green and tender, but still somewhat crisp, about 6 to 8 minutes for thick asparagus and… Read more »

Compote à la Rhubarbe


  Ingrédients 2 tasses (500 ml) rhubarbe fraîche 
 1/2 tasse (125 ml) sucre 
 1 c. à soupe (15 ml) eau   Étapes Peler la rhubarbe avec un couteau pour éviter les filaments. La trancher en petits morceaux pour accélérer la cuisson. Placer dans une casserole avec l’eau et le sucre. Cuire environ 15 minutes…. Read more »

Rhubarb Crisp


  1-1/2 lb (700 g) rhubarb, trimmed, cut in 1/2-inch dice (about 6 cups) 3/4 cup granulated sugar 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon Topping: 1 cup all-purpose flour 3/4 cup packed brown sugar 3/4 cup rolled oats 1/2 cup butter, melted DIRECTIONS In large bowl, toss rhubarb, sugar, flour and cinnamon. Transfer… Read more »

Gratin of Celeriac and Potatoes


  1 large celeriac peeled and thinly sliced 1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice salt and freshly ground pepper 2 Tbsp butter, plus additional for buttering 4 oz gruyère cheese, grated (1 cup) 2 large potatoes, unpeeled, thinly sliced 1 cup heavy cream 1/2 cup plain dried bread crumbs Boil potatoes in salted water, covered, until… Read more »