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03 Oct · Thu 2013
Think healthy Food and Drink for your upcoming holiday gifts. This week’s featured drink is Teas of the World and it is a sophisticated package of teas for the Sophisticated Gourmet Tea Drinker. It makes a great gift so buy now.
Posted by Arlene @ 01:43 PM CDT
15 May · Wed 2013
Pepperoni Seasoning by Home Farm Herbery includes a super homemade Pepperoni recipe that even the kids will love!
Our Home Farm Herbery Pepperoni Seasoning comes with a great recipe and this package is enough to make 10 pounds of Pepperoni.
Ingredients: Salt, sugar, cayenne pepper, paprika, anise seed, ascorbic acid & saltpeter (both packaged separately)
4 oz. pkg. is priced at $6.99 or buy 3 and get 1 free.
All orders are shipped free and receive a free herb or herb blend of our choice so buy now.
We thank you in advance for your purchase as all our net proceeds go to St. Jude Children’s
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May the Creative Force be with you even in the kitchen
Home Farm Herbery
Posted by Arlene @ 09:32 AM CDT
24 Feb · Sun 2013
What in the World is a Kohlrabi? ©
Not a lot of people in the
According to Wikipedia the name comes from the German Kohl
("cabbage") plus Rübe ~ Rabi (Swiss German variant)
("turnip"), because the swollen stem resembles the latter, hence its
Austrian name Kohlrübe. Kohlrabi is a very commonly eaten vegetable in German speaking
countries and this vegetable is a main stay food in
Once peeled a Kohlrabi is delicious either cooked or raw. It is a member of the brassica family those nutrient-dense cabbages (as well as kales, Brussels sprouts, broccoli and cauliflower) whose phytochemicals are highly regarded for their antioxidant properties.
If you can get kohlrabi with the greens attached, cook them as you would turnip greens or kale.
Kohlrabi comes in many different varieties and here at Home Farm Herbery we grow several kinds and then save some of the seed to share with you. This year we have Kohlrabi, Delicatesse (Blue) Seeds, Kohlrabi, Delicatesse (White) Heirloom Seeds, Kohlrabi Early White Vienna Seeds and Kohlrabi Purple Vienna Heirloom Seeds all of which are Non-Hybrid/Non-GMO. So once Local Harvest makes these seed offering live buy them as we have only 4 to 10 packets of each kind.
However, I think the reason Kohlrabi is not a popular
vegetable in the
Kohlrabi home fries are delicious and 1 ½ to 2 pounds of peeled and sliced Kohlrabi makes enough for 4 to 6 people depending on how hungry they are. Kohlrabi can be cut into thick sticks like home fries, browned in a small amount of oil, and seasoned with Home Farm Herbery Dragon Mix Salt (Organic, Chemical-Free). It’s a very satisfying and healthy fry.
Here is our favorite Home Farm Herbery Kohlrabi Home Fries recipe
Peel the kohlrabi and cut into thick sticks, about 1/3 to 1/2 inch wide and about 2 inches long.
Season them with Home Farm Herbery Dragon Mix Salt (Organic, Chemical-Free) by sprinkling all over the kohlrabi sticks.
Heat the oil over medium-high heat in a heavy skillet (cast iron is good). Meanwhile, place the flour in a large bowl, season with salt if desired and quickly toss the kohlrabi sticks in the flour so that they are lightly coated.
When the oil is rippling, carefully add the kohlrabi to the pan in batches so that the pan isn’t crowded. Cook on one side until browned, about 2 to 3 minutes. Then, using tongs turn the pieces over to brown on the other side for another 2 to 3 minutes. The procedure should take only about 5 minutes if there is enough oil in the pan. Drain on paper towels, and then sprinkle right away with more Home Farm Herbery Dragon Mix Salt and serve hot.
Advance preparation: You can cut up the kohlrabi several hours before frying. Keep in the refrigerator.
Why not try something new in your garden, your diet by adding healthy, chemical-free, organic Kohlrabi to your life?
Tags: delicatesse and which white non-hybrid/non-gmo heirloom seeds purple are (white) early of all (blue) vienna kohlrabi
Posted by Arlene @ 09:02 AM CST