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Recipes

Smoked Star Prairie Trout

Jun
11,
2013
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by Chef Marshall Paulsen, Birchwood Cafe
To cure:
Trim the trout if desired – remove fins & heads, reserve for fumet.
Lay the trout out on wire racks.
Coat the tops of the trout with 2:1 salt:brown sugar, plus spice mix.
Allow to sit in the walk-in under cure for 1 hour.
Rinse the cure off under cold water and allow to dry overnight.
 

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Asparagus with Rhubarb and Olive Marinade

Jun
4,
2013
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by Market Chef Jenny Breen

Serves 8 to 10

Ingredients
2 pounds asparagus
2 cups rhubarb, finely diced
2 tablespoons olive oil
¼ cup water
½ red onion, sliced very thinly
Marinade:
Juice of ½ lemon
2 tablespoons honey
¼ cup olive oil
¼ cup champagne vinegar
¼ cup orange juice
2 teaspoons salt
4 cloves garlic, minced
2 tablespoons fresh thyme leaves, minced (See Growing Green Flavor, page X)
1 cup olives, pitted and chopped

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Rhubarb Chutney

Jun
4,
2013
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by Market Chef Jenny Breen
Ingredients
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 small onion, diced
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 jalapenos or other hot pepper, deseeded and minced
1 inch fresh ginger root, peeled and minced
1 T. coriander
1 T. mustard seed
4 cups diced rhubarb
½ cup orange juice
2 T. grated orange peel
½  cup maple syrup or sugar
1 teaspoon salt
 

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Scrambled Egg Cheese Curd Bruschetta with Grilled Spring Vegetables

May
30,
2013
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By Market Chef Heather Hartman

Serves 6

Ingredients
6 free range eggs
1 tablespoon butter
Fresh Chives
Sea salt, fresh cracked black pepper
 Fresh Cheese Curds (from Singing Hills Goat Dairy, I love the Dill flavored ones)
1 fresh baguette or small loaf of un-cut bread (maybe 2, be prepared)
 Vegetables to grill (asparagus, green onions, etc.), Grill and cut into small pieces.

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Spring Greens Soup with Caramelized Ramps

May
22,
2013
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by Chef Jenny Breen

Serves 6 to 8

In the Midwest, if you blink in early spring, ramp season has passed. When you come upon them at your farmers market or coop, bring them home and herald in spring with this soup. Other tender early spring greens are brought together here and used in the creamy base to support the sweet and tangy caramelized ramps.

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Honey-Lavender-Jalapeno Butter with Grilled Vegetables

May
22,
2013
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By Chef Heather Hartman

Ingredients

½ pound Rochdale Butter (found at the Mill City Farmer’s Market), softened
¼ cup local honey
1 tablespoon lavender flowers (found in bulk section at your co-op, or from The French Nugget at the MCFM)
1 jalapeno, seeded and diced
½ teaspoon salt
Fresh cracked black pepper
 

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Wild Rice Breakfast Pudding

Mar
12,
2013
by Chef Heather Hartman

Serves 6

WildRiceIngredients

1 cup Northern Lakes Wild Rice, rinsed
2 cups almond milk, unsweetened (more may be
needed)
1/3‐cup maple syrup
1/4 dried cherries
1/4 dried apricots, roughly chopped
1/2 cup sunflower seeds (you can also use toasted
almonds, hazelnuts, or pumpkin seeds)

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Kale Pesto

Oct
24,
2012
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by UMN Public Health Nutrition graduate interns
Ingredients

2 cups kale, ribs removed                        2 tsp lemon juice

¼ cup Parmesan cheese, shredded         ¼ cup olive oil

¼ cup almonds                                           salt & pepper to taste

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Miso Soup with Market Vegetables

Oct
23,
2012
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by Chef Heather Hartman

Serves 8

Ingredients

12-ounce block firm tofu (I love Wildwood brand)
8 cups water
1- 4 inch piece of kombu seaweed
6 tablespoons dark or red miso
2 tablespoons light or white miso
4 scallions, thinly sliced
1 cup butternut squash, peeled and medium diced
2 cups fresh spinach (or kale), rough chopped
Bonito (dried fish) flakes for garnish (optional)

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Good Morning Poha

Oct
17,
2012
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By Mero Cocinero Karimi, Host of the Cooking Show con Karimi & Comrades, Founder of Viva La Soul Power
Elements
  • 2 Cups Thick Poha (flaked rice)
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 1-2 chopped green chilies

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