Dana & Zoe Member Diary – Week of Sept 29

1 our haul

My Husband and I have half shares of vegetable, orchard, berry, egg and meat. Below is an example of how we use up all of the goodness!!

Monday night:To tired to cook, so we spent the evening sorting our share and eating leftovers- corn and turkey leg stuffed poblano peppers with tomatillo salsa.

2 Roast chicken and swiss chard

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Tomatillo Recipes from Swift Johnson Share

tasty tomatillos

Tomatillos can be a challenge for those not used to cooking with them. Share family Swift Johnson shares their favorite recipes in this Special Tomatillo edition of the Member Diary

Here are a couple of tomatillo recipes!!
tomatillos

tomatillo salsa

Roasted Tomatillo Salsa

Total Time: 15 min

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds fresh tomatillos
  • 5 fresh serrano chiles
  • 3 garlic cloves, unpeeled
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro
  • 1 large onion, coarsely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons coarse salt

Preparation

  • Preheat broiler.
  • Remove tomatillo husks and rinse under warm water to remove stickiness. Broil chiles, garlic, and tomatillos on rack of a broiler pan 1 to 2 inches from heat, turning once, until tomatillos are softened and slightly charred, about 7 minutes.
  • Peel garlic and pull off tops of chiles. Purée all ingredients in a blender.
  • Salsa can be made 1 day ahead and chilled, covered.

fried tomatillos

Fried Tomatillos

These are SO DELICIOUS as an appetizer.  Lemony and fried and super tasty!  Great served with marinara or any other sauce for dipping.

Ingredients:

  • Tomatillos
  • Flour
  • Egg
  • Breadcrumbs or cornmeal
  • Salt and pepper

Preparation:

  1. Mix salt and pepper into a cup or two of flour
  2. Whisk a couple of eggs
  3. Fill a small bowl or plate with breadcrumbs or cornmeal.
  4. Slice tomatillos into 1/4 inch slices
  5. Dip tomatillo slices in flour on both sides then shake off the excess.  Then dip in egg on both sides.
  6. Finally, dip both sides in bread crumbs or cornmeal and fry in vegetable oil.
  7. Eat while hot!

 

Oct 6th A Week Shares

MimoMex Vegetable
4ears of corn, half pound poblano peppers, 1 bunch spinach, half pound chilaca peppers, half pound tomatillos, 1 bunch spinach, 1bunch arugula, 1 bunch radish, 1 bunch red mizuna, 1 bunch mustard greens, 1 bunch cilantro,

Greig Farm “Berry”
1bag assorted Apples & 1 decorative gourd

NY Orchard
1.5 pounds Macintosh Apples & 1.5 pounds Jonagold Apples

Northwind Farm Meat
1 package bone in turkey thighs & large beef top sirloin roast (5+ pound
Ds)

Yellow Bell Egg
1 dozen Eggs

Yellow Bell Chicken
1 big Roaster

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Sept 29th B Week Shares

MimoMex Vegetable Share

Arugula 1 bunch Broccoli 1piece Cilantro 1bunch Tomatillo 1/2 pound Serrano 1/2 pound Pumpkin 1piece Peppers 1pound Swiss chard 1bunch Onions 1pound Lettuce 1 head

NY Orchard Share

Fuji Apples 1 & 1/2 pounds

Red Delicious 1 & 1/2 pounds

Greig Farm “Berry” Share 

Apples 1bag

Pumpkin 1 piece

Gourd 1 piece

Yellow Bell Egg Share

1 dozen Eggs

Northwind Farm Meat Share

Pair of of poussins, Package of turkey wings, Package of ground beef, Package of Hot Italian sausages

Yellow Bell Chicken  Share

Whole chicken

 

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