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The Ice Cream Escapade

By | 2017-09-07T12:03:42+00:00 September 7th, 2017|Animals|

It was... technically a warm and sunny day at the Rype & Readi Farm Market. The word ‘technically’ is used here due to the fact that the descriptors utilized are somewhat inaccurate, though not necessarily incorrect. The word ‘warm’ was right, as the day was nowhere near being ‘cold’, but it didn’t quite fit on [...]

Apples

By | 2017-09-06T15:33:28+00:00 September 6th, 2017|Products|

Take an autumnal tour through the Market and enjoy this icon of health. You'll find several different varieties, including these: Fuji: Developed in Japan, but an all-American cross of Red Delicious and Ralls Janet. A very attractive modern apple, crisp, sweet-flavoured, and keeps well. Granny Smith: This classic favorite features a crisp bite and sweet-tart flavor perfect [...]

Delicata Squash

By | 2017-09-06T18:08:01+00:00 September 6th, 2017|Products|

Delicata squash is a winter squash, and as its name suggests, it has characteristically a delicate rind or skin. It is also known as peanut squash, Bohemian squash, or sweet potato squash. Delicata squash is most commonly baked, but can also be microwaved, sautéed or steamed. It may be stuffed with meat or vegetable mixtures and is known for [...]

The Haunted Hamlet — St. Augustine

By | 2017-09-05T22:33:07+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|

St. Augustine, Florida, ranks as one of America’s most haunted cities, not just because of its history, but because of its vast number of documented supernatural sightings. Founded in 1565 by the Spanish, St. Augustine has a colorful history that includes many battles and lots of pirate activity, so it's not surprising that St. Augustine often makes [...]

Pretty, Practical Potager Gardens

By | 2017-09-04T16:14:52+00:00 September 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|

In the French kitchen garden or potager, gardeners have intermingled vegetables, fruits, flowers, and herbs since medieval times. Often called the jardin de curé, or country curate's garden, this intimate and sensual style is comparable to that of the English cottage garden, except that it is centered on vegetables rather than flowers. The potager garden is a bit [...]

Decorating with Pumpkins

By | 2017-09-04T13:09:24+00:00 September 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|

There's something about turning over the calendar on your wall to the month of September, signalling the end of summer and eliciting thoughts of crisp autumn weather, warm sweaters, and the advent of Fall holidays... that is oh, so inspiring. You know, those holidays that conjure thoughts of delicious home-cooked meals, pumpkins and gourds for [...]

Gazpacho

By | 2017-08-30T12:45:28+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Recipes|

Ingredients: 2 red onions 5 green bell peppers (or Pablano) 2 English cucumbers, seeded 8 ripe tomatoes 5 garlic cloves 1 tsp cayenne pepper 1/4 cup Normandy vinegar 1/4 cup olive oil Juice of 2 lemons 6 sprigs thyme 2 cups Balsamic vinegar 8 oz Feta cheese   Directions: Rough chop all produce and combine [...]

Ducky Visits Whetstone Chocolates

By | 2017-09-02T18:29:10+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Animals|

It was a dark, gloomy, absolutely no-good day at the Rype & Readi Farm Market. ...actually, that’s not quite right. In reality, the sun was shining quite brightly on the market, and the temperature was hanging steady so that things were neither too hot nor too cold, but just right. In other words, a most [...]

Kale Salad

By | 2017-08-24T11:44:35+00:00 August 24th, 2017|Recipes|

Ingredients: 4-6 cups kale, loosely packed, sliced leaves, midribs removed juice of 1 lemon 3-4 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 2 cloves garlic, mashed salt & pepper to taste hot red pepper flakes, to taste 2/3 cup grated Pecorino Toscano cheese or other flavorful grating cheese such as Asiago or Parmesan 1/2 cup freshly made bread [...]

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