Fresh Peas with Lettuce and Green Garlic

INGREDIENTS: 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, at room temp. 5 small stalks green garlic, any rough spots trimmed, sliced into very thin rounds Kosher salt 1 ½ cups fresh or frozen shelled green peas 2 small heads of butter lettuce, washed and torn into pieces Freshly ground black pepper DIRECTIONS: Melt 2 tablespoons of the butter in a medium […]

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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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Petits Pois

It’s time to eat your peas, Thomas Jefferson’s favorite vegetable. Jefferson wasn’t just a founding father of our nation, he was our founding foodie, according to Thomas Craughwell, who is giving a lecture on the topic at the Falmouth Museums on the Green this Wednesday, June 26 at 7 PM. (Call 508-548-4857 for more information.) Indeed, Jefferson took James Hemmings, […]

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