Baked Goat Cheese

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Adapted from the recipe by America’s Test Kitchen, shared by My Saratoga Kitchen Table Serves: 6   INGREDIENTS *Ingredients currently available at the farmers’ market For the goat cheese: 3 ounces Melba Toasts, white, (2 cups) 1 teaspoon ground black pepper 3 large eggs* 2 Tablespoons Dijon mustard 1 Tablespoon minced fresh thyme leaves 1 […]

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Pack a Spring Picnic at the Saratoga Farmers’ Market

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By Himanee Gupta-Carlson   Spring takes its time coming to the Saratoga area. Still, as we near the end of April, we can feel the change: balmier breezes, spots of sunshine, receding snowlines and daffodils and crocuses starting to bloom. With the beckoning of better days, we invite you to visit the Saratoga Farmers’ Market for […]

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Crustless Spinach Quiche

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Adapted from the recipe by Edible Capital District, shared by My Saratoga Kitchen Table Serves: 4   INGREDIENTS *Items currently available at the Saratoga Farmers’ Market 2 teaspoon vegetable oil 1 medium onion*, finely chopped 1 pound fresh spinach*, chopped 1½ cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese* 6 large egg whites* 1 large egg* ⅓ cup […]

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Saratoga Farmers’ Market Launches Online Ordering App

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By Himanee Gupta-Carlson   One challenge that comes with buying fresh food directly from local farmers is the drive for convenience: Farmers and other food vendors at the Saratoga Farmers’ Market can only sell what they grow, raise, or make in a particular time period, and in order to avoid spoilage, they bring to market […]

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Sweet Potato Salad with Apples, Raisins and Shallots

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Adapted from the recipe by Miss Annie on www.geniuskitchen.com Serves 6-8 Cook and prep time: 20 minutes INGREDIENTS *Ingredients currently available at the farmers’ market 4 cups sweet potatoes*, peeled and cut into ½” cubes 2 tart apples*, peeled, cored and chopped ½ cup raisins ½ cup pecan pieces, toasted (optional) Juice of 1 orange […]

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Growing Sweet Potatoes – From Scratch

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By Himanee Gupta-Carlson   Late last winter, I wanted to try growing sweet potatoes from my own slips. I asked Paul Arnold, of Pleasant Valley Farm, for advice. Arnold, a year-round produce vendor at the Saratoga Farmers’ Market, donates a bin of these tasty, nutrient dense tubers each week to the Franklin Community Center food […]

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CHEESE & HERB QUICHE

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Adapted from the recipe by Anna Helm Baxter and featured on www.womansday.com Total time: 2 hrs Makes 16 servings INGREDIENTS *Ingredients currently available farmers’ market 2 1/4 c. all-purpose flour 1/2 tsp. kosher salt 3/4 c. (1 1/2 sticks) chilled unsalted butter, cut into cubes 2 tbsp. olive oil 1 medium onion*, finely chopped Kosher […]

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Spring Festival Highlights Local Food Systems

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By Himanee Gupta-Carlson   The Saratoga Farmers’ Market hosts its third annual Spring Festival tomorrow. Between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., the festival will feature hourly workshops and family-friendly activities aimed at helping both market regulars and newcomers gain a stronger understanding of how the local food system operates. All of the workshops are free, […]

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Parsnip Hummus

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Adapted from recipe by Aarti Sequeira Total time: 20 min Yield: 6 to 8 servings Ingredients *Ingredients currently available at the farmers’ market Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper 2 pounds parsnips*, trimmed, peeled and cut into equal-size chunks 1/2 cup tahini 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling 1 large clove garlic* […]

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Learning to Cook, Farmers’ Market Style

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By Himanee Gupta-Carlson   Callie Noland started her senior year at Skidmore College full of excitement. She and her housemates had signed on for a weekly CSA share, and she was looking forward to a fall of kale, bok choy, and kohlrabi. With the Internet at her disposal, she felt sure she would be able […]

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