Tempura Fried, Triple Cheese Stuffed Squash Blossoms

A must-try summer cuisine.  In my opinion, squash blossoms are a must-try in the world of edible flowers. The beautiful blossoms are delicate and delicious, and can be eaten raw or cooked. I grew up most of my life not knowing these were the summer cuisine I was missing out on. Squash blossoms are prepared a…

Pan Fried Pumpkin, Sage and Cheese Squash Blossoms

Tying in the last of the summer squash blossoms with some fun fall flavors! One of my very first Taproot Farm CSA shares of the summer had beautiful squash blossoms. They were so delicious, and as I was strolling through the West Reading Farmer’s Market the other weekend I spotted one sole bag and had to snatch…

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…

Baked White Truffle Japanese Sweet Potato Fries

The perfect healthy snack for when you’re craving a big plate of French fries ~ crispy, slightly sweet and savory! This is a dish I could eat EVERY SINGLE DAY and not tire of! I have always been a lover of fries and I especially love baked versions. Japanese sweet potatoes are one of my…

Tomato & Peach Salsa, Cream Cheese and Balsamic Baguette Bites: Sliced French Baguette, Topped with Plain Cream Cheese and a Salsa Composed of Cherry Tomatoes, Ground Cherries, Peaches, Onion, Basil and Capers, Drizzled with Balsamic Reduction and Sprinkled with Black Pepper and Salt

Tomato and peach season – two of my favorites! And what is even better is the fact their flavors complement one another incredibly well. One thing that is awesome to make when you have a bunch of them on hand is fresh salsa! Paired with bread, cream cheese and balsamic, you have a pretty epic flavor profile…