Monthly Archives: August 2013

Fat Moon’s Summer Succotash

Fat Moon Summer Succotash 2 cups shelled edamame beans 1 tablespoon olive or canola oil 2 cups corn kernels, fresh (1 ear = ~ ½ cup) or frozen (thawed) 4 shallots (or 1 medium onion), finely chopped 1 yellow squash, … Continue reading

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Edamame

Edamame, aka soybean, means “beans on branches,” which is how it grows and also how they are being harvested at Fat Moon Farm. The bean pods are easy to take off of the branch, I even had my 2 year … Continue reading

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Dirty Dozen

Environmental Working Group (EWG) creates a “Dirty Dozen” list every year, which is a list of the produce (48 kinds of produce are tested) that contain the highest number of pesticides. The pesticide content in the produce is tested after … Continue reading

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Cucumbers

Cucumbers contain 95% water, which translates into very low calories. Cucumbers have a small amount of fiber and vitamins and minerals, but not a good source (meaning between 10 and 19% daily value of any of them), though every bit … Continue reading

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Curried Zucchini Soup

About once a month we get a call from our friend Chef Karen and she orders a big delivery of vegetables to prepare juice and meals for a 2-day cleanse. Her clients pick up all the juice and light meals … Continue reading

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Green Beans Dulavitz Style

Years ago I remember hearing my mother say that her favorite meal was one that someone else had prepared. I didn’t understand at the time, but now as a working mom I completely understand! Last summer our beekeeper Mike Dulavitz … Continue reading

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Eggplant

Ever find an eggplant bitter? That’s because it’s not fresh. The eggplants I got last week at Fat Moon Farm had a delicate and subtle flavor and texture, with no bitterness. It’s amazing what freshly harvested eggplant can taste like … Continue reading

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