Relaxation Weekend + RECIPE: Garlicky Runner Beans with Fennel

As a CSA veggie farmer, it is rare that we get a whole weekend to relax and enjoy. (Don’t feel too bad for us, we spend many a winter weekend in front of the wood stove. Relaxation is a seasonal commodity for us farmin’ types). This weekend though. Ah. It was a beaut. Complete with…

Should-less Weekend + RECIPE: Cauliflower Pesto Tartlets

Would you all still love me if you found out that I watched Gossip Girl for 12 hours (straight) this weekend? Please tell me that you all still love me anyways. Because exactly that has happened. And since we’re being completely open and honest, I loved every single second of it. My Mr. Carrot is…

Artichoke Madness + RECIPE: Artichoke & Hollandaise

You guys!!!  I bought my very first artichoke!!!!  Ever. And I was so excited about it!!!!  I bought it pre-Valentine’s Day (for five whole dollars much to Mr. Carrot’s dismay) because it seemed like the sexiest most romantic thing to eat on Valentine’s Day and therefore obviously worth $5 but then….. I waited over a…

Farm Crush Friday + RECIPE: Kale & Ricotta Toasts

I’ve decided to include a weekly feature on the blog!  Something to bring the blog back to the fact that it is affiliated with our farm because there is no doubt in my mind that throughout the week I will severely deviate from farmy things. From now on, every Friday (okay, most Fridays) I am…