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From the Garden this Week…

From the Garden this Week…

Bell Peppers, Assorted Eggplant, Radishes and Baby White Turnips, Spaghetti Squash, Green Onions, Mixed Cherry Tomatoes, Salanova Lettuce, Sweet Potatoes, Salad Greens and Fuyu Persimmons

Coming Soon… Snap Peas

Using your Produce… by Julie Moreno

This week we are sending out our sweet potatoes. As you will soon see, we grew some extra-large ones this year. They can be roasted whole, but they are great for peeling and cutting up into cubes. In the recipe that I included here, I roasted the cut cubes with honey and cinnamon. The cinnamon makes this seem like desert without so much sugar. You can substitute the honey with maple syrup or brown sugar, or try it without any added sweetener and just enjoy the flavor of the sweet potatoes. For a savory taste, I also suggest roasting the sweet potatoes with curry powder or chili powder, both make great combinations. These potatoes should store well in a cool dark location if you would like to save them until Thanksgiving.

Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Honey and Cinnamon

4-5 cups sweet potatoes in 1-inch cubes

2 tablespoons olive oil, plus more for drizzling potatoes after cooked

3-4 tablespoons honey

2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. In a large bowl toss the sweet potato cubes with the oil, honey, cinnamon, salt and pepper. Lay the seasoned sweet potatoes out in a single layer on a parchment lined baking sheet. Roast for 25 to 30 minutes in oven or until tender. Take sweet potatoes out of the oven and taste, season with a little more salt if desired. Then transfer them to a serving platter. If you need to make this ahead, cover and hold in a warm oven until ready to eat.

Thanksgiving is Coming Soon

Our regular delivery on Thursday, November 28 will be cancelled for the Thanksgiving Holiday.

We have more pumpkins available if you would like one for your next delivery please let us know. They are great for both sweet and savory dishes and for decoration too!

Also, the cold weather will bring an end to the tomatoes, peppers and eggplant. If you would like extra will have these for just a few more weeks.

Thanksgiving Harvest…