Pickle Juice Fridge Pickles

Pickled Carrots

Local food is so good, it makes you want to use every bit of it. Here’s a way to make a lot of a little. We had a few left-over carrots and used this fun idea from Sherri Brooks Vinton’s new book, Eat It Up! Pickle Juice Fridge Pickles You’ve finished the jar of pickles and are now left with a jar […]

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Russian salad

Russian Salad - Waste Not Recipe - Falmouth Farmers Market 2016

How come “Russian Salad” isn’t better known in the US? Variations on the theme of potatoes, carrots, peas and pickled cucumber in a creamy dressing seem to have spread around the globe, from Europe to Latin America and parts of Asia. When peas aren’t available, cut-up beans can take their place. In the Mediterranean you’ll find pickles nudged out by green olives. Sour cream (even yoghurt) […]

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Shefali’s Scrumptious Spring Rolls

Spring rolls, made with rice paper rounds, are lighter than the usual sandwich wraps, and very versatile. The young Falmouth chef who concocted this recipe, Shefali Singh, mostly uses regular rice wrappers from Amber Waves. She gets tofu from Windfall Market; unless you’re vegetarian or vegan you could use shreds of cooked chicken for protein instead. In place of bean […]

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Pan-roasted potatoes, carrots and parsnips with rosemary

Pan-roasted potatoes, carrots and parsnips with rosemary 1 lb potatoes 1 lb carrots 1 lb parsnips 3-5 Tablespoons olive oil 3 Tablespoons fresh rosemary Cut potatoes, carrots and parsnips into large bite-sized pieces and pour into a plastic bag with the olive oil and rosemary. Mush around until everything is coated with oil. Spread onto 2 baking pans so the […]

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Roasted Baby Carrots with Honey Glaze

This week’s recipe is plucked from “Cooking from the Farmers’ Market,” (Weldon Owen Publishing 2011) which is available through Eight Cousins Bookstore. By Tasha De Serio and Jodi Liano, the book isn’t just a nicely photographed recipe collection. Each fruit and vegetable gets its own shopping, storing and prepping tips, basic instruction many cookbooks omit, but handy if you’re tackling, […]

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