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??”
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?”
So all of you Midwest folks know that we got a pretty good storm this weekend! We knew the rain was coming early afternoon Saturday, so we planted broccoli, cauliflower and kohlrabi before the storm!! This is how you drop plants while holding a child! Ryan has some skills! The children didn’t understand that weContinue reading “Before the Storm…”
Picture via Ingredients: 8 cups fresh spinach, washed thoroughly and patted dry 1 tbls minced garlic 2 small onions, chopped 3 tbls olive oil, plus additional for brushing 1 whole wheat pizza dough 1/2 cup low fat sour cream 1/4 cup shredded good parmesan cheese 1/2 cup shredded sharp Cabot cheddar 1/2 -1 cup ofContinue reading “Spinach Stromboli”
Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is a partnership between you and your farmer. The CSA members provide a guaranteed market and the farmer provides weekly shares of fresh seasonal vegetables. This will be the first year Pekarek’s produce will be participation in a CSA. Pekarek’s Produce CSA involves you pre-paying for a full share ($20.00 perContinue reading “Do you know what a CSA is?”
Pekarek’s Produce is the home of Ryan, Katie, Jacob, Margret, and Michael Pekarek. We are located 5 miles west of Dwight, NE in Butler County – about 35 miles northwest of Lincoln. 2012 will be Pekarek’s Produce 7th growing season. We grow several vegetables (See the Crops and Harvest Calendar) and are vendors at theContinue reading “Get to Know Us”
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Picture via Ingredients: 8 cups fresh spinach, washed thoroughly and patted dry 1 clove garlic 2 small onions, chopped 3 tbls olive oil, plus additional for brushing 1 pizza crust 1/2 cup sour cream 1/4 cup shredded parmesan cheese 1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar 1/2 -1 cup of tomato sauce Directions: Saute spinach onions andContinue reading “Spinach Stromboli”