Sweet and Simple Stone Fruit Salad

Enjoying the last of the summer fruit in the best way possible – in a tasty mixed greens salad! I’m soaking up all the summer fruit possible – especially the stone fruit! Weaver’s Orchard is just up the road from my parent’s house, and the other week I picked up some peaches, plums and apricots….

Zucchini, Tomato and Sweet Pepper Pie

A savory pie that’s sure to delight your family, friends and dinner guests as this summer starts coming to a close! Pairs wonderfully with a fresh side salad and corn on the cob. As September approaches, I can’t help but think about all the delicious local pies popping up with fall flavors – apple, pumpkin, you…

Thai Basil, Cantaloupe & Cucumber Salad

A unique way to combine fruit, vegetables and herbs into one flavorful dish! Looking for an innovative way to spice up your cantaloupe? Look no further than this recipe! A simple and refreshing way to use fruits, vegetables and herbs, you pack a lot of flavor into a simple dish with very few ingredients. Definitely…

Local Cherry Stuffed Baked Tomatoes

Local tomatoes and cherries? A unique combination not to be missed this summer season! Tomatoes, tomatoes, tomatoes, TOMATOES! I love everything that Taproot Farm grows, but I get a little extra giddy when the shares are stuffed with tomatoes each week. Big tomatoes, small tomatoes, everything in-between tomatoes – each and every one is entirely…

Cabbage, Kale & Nectarine Salad

Seasonal greens and fruit – the best combination! Feel free to change this up with any types of greens and seasonal fruit you have on hand. I always have a tricky time finding out how to use cabbage. I’m used to having it in soups, filled cabbage rolls, and coleslaw, but honestly not much else….

Italian Style Breakfast Wrap

When you want a breakfast burrito (but also want tomatoes, basil, mozzarella and prosciutto!) this Italian Style Breakfast Wrap is the way to go! I love making anything with eggs on the weekends – especially different styles of breakfast sandwiches! I had a delicious chorizo breakfast burrito a few weeks back at one of my…

Grilled Summer Vegetable and Shrimp Kabobs

Loading up on all the flavors of summer? You may want to check out this quick, easy, and colorful recipe for summer vegetable and shrimp kabobs! Hits the spot every time. One of my favorite ways to use all the wonderful in-season summer vegetables: grilled kabobs! This is something my family has been making for as long as I…

Roasted Beets and Sautéed Greens Over Polenta

A creamy, delicious and flavorful dish of polenta smothered in buttered chard and beet leaves, sprinkled with roasted beet chunks, goat cheese, and basil.   I was excited to put my Taproot Farm organic beets and chard to delicious use in this polenta creation! This dish was inspired by a trip I took to North Carolina a…

Oven Roasted Garlic Scape Hummus

Still have some garlic scapes tucked away in your refrigerator? They make a delicious incorporation into homemade hummus – check out the recipe below! I finally pulled out the organic Taproot Farm garlic scapes I had tucked away in my refrigerator. I have been contemplating a perfect way to use them in a recipe, and I was…

Blueberry and Basil Ricotta Pancakes

Some of my favorite flavors of summer, packed into one fluffy and decadent pancake! I love the combination of blueberry and basil in drinks, and I was curious how the flavors would play out in a pancake. It’s a pleasant (and delicious) surprise! I can’t believe we already have Taproot Farm BLUEBERRIES this summer! These…