Category Archives: Winter

Beet, Carrot & Apple Salad with Pepitas & Chevre

A seasonal fall salad made with colorful heirloom vegetables that takes just a few minutes to prepare and pairs well with roasted pork and grilled chicken. Serve on a bed of fresh greens and add chevre for a complete meal with a bowl of soup or a grilled cheese sandwich. Continue reading

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Scalloped Turnips, Onions & Mushrooms for Thanksgiving

Caramelized turnips and onions mixed with local cheese, sauteed mushrooms and cream complete your holiday meal. This recipe pairs well with poultry & stuffing and you can make it ahead for a party. Continue reading

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Butternut Squash & Apple Salad with Local Ginger Dressing

Using local fall butternut squash and NC apples, this salad is easy to make and goes well with grilled sandwiches on warm fall days. The hint of maple syrup and fresh harvested ginger are enhanced by the bright flavor of the Murray River Salt and few turns of the pepper mill. Use a local mustard or infused balsamic vinegar or maple syrup to introduce subtle flavors to the recipe. Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Hummus

A quick seasonal hummus that pairs well with fresh fall apples. Great as a peanut butter replacement for snacks. Continue reading

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Honey Glazed Sweet Potato Chips

Honey Glazed Sweet Potato Chips from the “Buzztival” at the Downtown Raleigh Farmers’ Market 2011. Great warm from the oven or crispy cold. Continue reading

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Pumpkin & Cornmeal Muffins with Granola Topping

A fall delight with fresh roasted pumpkin, local honey, molasses and corn meal. Not too sweet, but delightfully filling on a chilly morning with a cup of tea or with a bowl of chili for lunch. Great snack for kids on the go! Continue reading

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Stir Fry Kale Sandwich with Smoked Bacon & Cheese

Fall is a great time for a stir fry and you can use your leftovers to make this great sandwich using all local ingredients from the farmers’ market! Continue reading

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Quinoa Porridge Cooked with Fall Apples & Pears

Warm your fall mornings up with quinoa porridge made with almond milk and sweetened naturally with apples, pears and date sugar. Top it with a scant teaspoon of maple syrup and some berries from the summer harvest for an even more special breakfast. Continue reading

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Pear Butter with Fresh Ginger

Delicate Pear Butter using local fresh ginger and spices from your cabinet. Freezes well and is adaptable for many recipes both savory and sweet. Continue reading

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Quinoa Salad with Apples, Onions & Nuts

A healthy protein-rich quinoa salad that’s packed with sweet & savory flavors. A meal by itself served warm, room temperature or chilled or pair it with fish, poultry or pork. Continue reading

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