German Butter Ball Mash

Local German Butter Ball potatoes grown at the WSU Organic farm ( pictured here) have a very rough skin but a golden, buttery hue instead. This color is were I’m guessing the name comes from, as well as the texture, which is fairly creamy compare to a russet type baking potato. Want to grow some…

Crop Mobbing at Pokey Creek Farm

As the rich green hues of the Palouse begin to shift to a more rustic palette we start to see harvest celebrations centered around local food, like Buy Local Moscow’s Eat Local Week (great post with details here). Last Sunday I had the privilege of rounding out a wonderful week of local love at Pokey Creek Farm in…

Windowsill Sprouts!- Carol McFarland

With spring officially upon us, I find myself wanting to begin enjoying all of the delicious spring greens that are just not available yet here on Palouse. Enter: these versatile little gems- full of that green, spring vitality. I have tried sprouting quite a few legumes using this low-maintenance method. The best results I have…

Co-op Brats on sale for Owner’s Week – Carol McFarland

Brats on sale at the Co-op is too good of a thing to pass up, so here’s another quick and easy weeknight or busy-weekend, local and seasonal meal idea to serve up with them – A red cabbage and carrot winter salad can kick up the veggie factor as a pairing with grilled bratwursts. Also,…

Broiled Grapefruit – Carol McFarland

The Moscow Food Co-op had a sale on citrus this morning in celebration of Owners Week- I love catching deals there using things like their app or their facebook page One of my favorite recipes in the mid-winter, when citrus is in season, is: Baked/Broiled Grapefruit- Serves 4 (1/2 grapefruit) in 20 minutes -Wash your grapefruit and…

Red Kuri Squash and Chorizo Soup – Carol McFarland

Prep/Cook time: 45 minutes – 1 hour  Servings: About 5, depending on how it is served Budget Value Rating $$/5 servings = 2.5 Inspired by the Red Kuri squash that I picked up from Deep Roots Farm’s booth at the Moscow Winter Market, this Red Kuri squash soup this is another warming soup – perfect…