Creamy Spinach Dip… A little naughty

This is a very quick, simple, and yummy way to use up some spinach.  The kids like to eat this on sourdough bread, I like to use it to top my grilled chicken and Ryan likes to dip tortilla chips.  However you decide to use it, just make sure you try it!! Ingredients 3 cupsContinue reading “Creamy Spinach Dip… A little naughty”

Channel 8 – Inside the Farmer’s Market

On May 31, as I was pulling into the driveway, I noticed a car at the high tunnel.  With all three kids in tow, I decided to see what was going on and low and behold, Ryan Pekarek was being interviewed by Channel 8 News for a story about the Farmer’s Market.  He did aContinue reading “Channel 8 – Inside the Farmer’s Market”

Week 1 of Pekarek’s Produce CSA

Hello all, Ryan and I want to thank everyone who has joined the Pekarek’s Produce CSA this season!  We hope you enjoy the many weeks of yummy veggies that are headed your way.  In getting a CSA share, you not only receive a weekly box of fresh and delicious vegetables, but you are also helpingContinue reading “Week 1 of Pekarek’s Produce CSA”

Braised Cabbage with Onions

Ingredients 1/2 medium head cabbage 1 medium onion, peeled and sliced vertically 1 Tbs olive oil 1 apple 2 Tbs butter 3 Tbs white vinegar 2 Tbs grape or currant jelly salt, hot sauce to taste Directions Remove outer leaves and core from the cabbage and cut vertically in thin slices. Place the olive oilContinue reading “Braised Cabbage with Onions”

“Runza” Casserole… Mmm

You know the best thing about cabbage it can really make a meal delicious!  And if you live in Nebraska, you are very familiar with a Runza (R). But individually stuffing bread can be very time consuming and some of us (mostly me) don’t want to spend that much time in the Kitchen. So I,Continue reading ““Runza” Casserole… Mmm”

What is a Kohlrabi??

What!!! You’re not familiar with a kohlrabi??  Well, you are not the first! Kohlrabi look like a crazy vegetable, but they have oh so much potential!  The word kohlrabi is German for cabbage-turnip (although Ryan would claim these as Czech).  They really taste like a sweet cabbage with the crunch of an apple.  Most often,Continue reading “What is a Kohlrabi??”

How do I eat radishes?

I think our favorite answer to this question, regardless of the vegetable, is almost always “Raw!” But sometimes, it feels like we get into a rut and get bored with the same old thing.  So try this out and see what you think! Ingredients: radishes kohlrabi basil cilantro lime olive oil salt pepper sour creamContinue reading “How do I eat radishes?”