Learning to Love Radishes: Roasted Radishes

After the strong and record-breaking windstorm that rocked through Western and Eastern Washington, we had quite a fiasco on our hands at the farm. The hoop house built just this summer had ripped and broken in the strong gusts. Sadly, we had to pull all of the radishes that had been growing peacefully in the greenhouse and find a way to enjoy them. Having never experienced radishes cooked, rather only raw and chopped in salads, I decided to get creative and cook them in a variety of new ways. First up? Roasted Radishes. Continue reading

Thanksgiving Test-Run: Oyster Stuffing

Sometimes I make mock-up Thanksgiving meals before the actual season just because the food is so delicious! After trying a test-run of some sage rubbed chicken, I also decided to switch up my recipe for stuffing/dressing. Since I didn’t want to ruin a potential Thanksgiving with something I wasn’t sure I loved, I had to try this one out first! Oyster stuffing is popular in Southern cooking and can be quite controversial; I had never tried it until now; I’m glad I did. Continue reading

Vegetable Fried Rice

Every time I eat Chinese food, I always opt for some form of vegetable fried rice. Although I love the flavor of this simple meal, it is in fact, quite simple. I decided not to waste any more money ordering such an easy dish to make at home, so I created my own seasoning combinations and added them to a simple homemade version of vegetable fried rice. The perfect companion for stir fry, teriyaki chicken and more. Continue reading