Summer 2016

Sunchoke Ice Cream

1 pound sunchokes 2 cups heavy cream pinch of salt 1 cup whole milk zest from one lemon spice options: a few blades of mace, toasted in a dry pan until fragrant), or a stick of cinnamon, or a vanilla bean 6 egg yolks ¾ cup sugar...

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Quahog Chowder

2 to 3 dozen large quahogs 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 medium onions, minced 1 clove garlic, minced...

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Summer Salad

by Sid Wainer & Son® Developed exclusively for edible South Shore & South Coast Get your fresh local produce on the table in an irresistible guise. Adapt this formula to incorporate your favorite whole grains and the...

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Focaccia

Jim Chappuis of My Little Bakery in Duxbury was kind enough to share the formula for his popular focaccia. The teensy amount of yeast, the rather wet dough, and the long fermentation time all contribute great flavor, big crispy...

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Ana Sortun’s Beet Tzatziki

This perennial favorite of our CSA member families comes to us via farmer Scott Franklin. Scott learned this recipe during his time farming at Sudbury’s Siena Farms, which is owned in part by Anna Sortun, the illustrious chef at...

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Late July Garden Salsa

3 medium to large heirloom tomatoes, chopped/diced ½ medium onion, diced 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 small bunch of cilantro, chopped 1 jalapeño, seeded and chopped juice of 1 to 2 limes kosher or sea salt to taste optional: sweet...

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Zucchini Fritters

1 pound zucchini 1 teaspoon coarse salt 2 scallions, sliced thinly 1 large egg, lightly beaten freshly ground black pepper ½ teaspoon baking powder ½ cup all-purpose flour dash of lemon juice or zest, optional vegetable oil for...

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Mozambique Squid, Dhow-style

3 tablespoons olive oil 1 medium onion, chopped 1 jalapeno, chopped 1 to 2 cloves garlic, minced ½ teaspoon cumin seed 2 teaspoons good curry powder 1 pound cleaned fresh squid, cut bite-size 3 to 4 large tomatoes, chopped 1...

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A Rising Star in Taunton

Located off Route 140 in Taunton, a small diner sits aglow in the center of a massive, well-lit parking lot. Shining like a star atop a holiday tree, the neon sign sits high, heralding those hungry for a nostalgic dining...

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Simmons Summer!

LOCAL HOTSPOT BRINGS PEOPLE, MUSIC, AND LOBSTER TOGETHER. Little Compton, RI is a hidden jewel on the South Coast. Nestled between the towns of Westport and Tiverton, the winding country roads where flowers for sale adorn the...

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Two Ways to Rock Your Picnic Basket

As you plan your summer excursions, consider that assembling picnic supplies can be an adventure in itself. For example, your visit to the extraordinary Fuller Craft Museum in Brockton can be an excuse to stop in and stock up at...

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locavore Abroad • The Dhow of Moz

Photos courtesy of Terry Vandewater by Terry Vandewater The southeast coast of Africa—Mozambique to be precise—sits 8,000 miles from the southeast coast of Massachusetts. With the iridescent Indian Ocean hues lapping 1,500 miles...

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