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Seneca Falls Farmer’s Market & Patti Battley .::. Episode 37

Patti Battley, Horticulture Program Educator at Seneca County Cornell Cooperative Extension is in-studio with Jim and Marilyn Bero to talk about the Seneca Falls Farmer’s Market and other programs SCCCE offers to residents of Seneca County. Also, some great recipes to go with the fresh local produce you’ll find at the Seneca Falls Farmer’s Market this time of year.

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Recipes mentioned in this episode:

STEAMED CORN ON THE COBB

PLACE SHUCKED CORN IN A 4″ HIGH PAN: SINGLE LAYER
POUR IN 1 ” OF SALTED WATER, COVER AND BRING TO BOIL,TURN OFF HEAT
LET SIT FOR 20 MINUTES COVERED, THEN SERVE
YOU CAN ALSO USE THIS METHOD IN A MICROWAVE OVEN
USNG A CERAMIC OR GLASS DISH AND COVER WITH PLASTIC WRAP
BRING TO BOIL, LET SET FOR 20 MINUTES.
DON’T SALT THE WATER

TOMATO JAM

OVER MEDIUM HEAT 3/4 CUP GRANULATED SUGAR, 1/4 CUP OF WHITE VINEGAR, 1/4 CUP OF WAER
COOK 5 MINUTES TO DISSOLVE SUGAR
ADD 10 CUPS TOMATO [CHOPPED AND SEEDED]
1/2 TEASPOON KOSHER SALT COOK LOW HEAT 11/2 TO 2 HOURS STIRRING OCCASIONALLY
SEASON TO TASTE, LET COOL TO ROOM TEMPERATURE
POUR INTO SCREWED JARS, REFRIGERATE
LASTS 2 MONTHS
USEAGE: ON TOAST, ON BURGER, INSTEAD OF KETCUP, SERVED WITH GRILLED CORN,
PIZZA TOPPING, WITH CARAMELIZED ONION AND BLUE CHEESE
SPICY VERSION ADD GROUND HOT RED PEPPER

ZUCCHINI CARBONARA

SAUTE 5 SLICES OF BACON CUT INTO 1/2″ PIECES FOR 8 MINUTES
PLACE IN. PAPER TOWEL AND POUR OFF FAT
OVER MEDIUM HEAT ADD 2 TABLESPOONS OLIVE OIL, 2 TABLESPOONS MINCED SHALLOTS, COOK 1 MINUTE
ADD: 1 POUND OF ZUCCHINI SLICED IN 1/4 INCH HALF MOONS
ADD: 1 CUP OF RICOTTA, MIX WITH 1 TABLESPOON OLIVE OI AND GROND PEPPER
ADD; 1 POUND LINGUINI COOKED AL DENTE, 1 CUP OF PASTA WATER, COOK 1 MINUTE
ADD; 1/2 CUP OF GRATED PARMESAN
SERVE GARNISHED WITH BASIL SLICES

PEACHES WITH BLUEBERRY SAUCE

INGREDIENTS:
4 PEACHES , SKINNED, PITTED AND SLICED
1 PINT OF BLUEBERRIES, WASHED AND STEMS REMOVED
11/2 TEASPOONS OF LEMON ZEST
1/4 TEASPOON GROUND CINNAMON
3 TABLESPOONS OF HONEY
MINT TO GARNISH
IN A BLENDER OR FOOD PROCESSOR PUREE BLUEBERRIES, LEMON, CINNAMON AND HONEY
SPOON SAUCE OVER PEACHES AND SERVE GARNISHED WITH FRESH MINT

Shaved Zucchini & Scate Pesto ..::.. Episode 33

Summer is here and that means fresh zucchini! Try this awesome, zucchini with pesto over toast with ricotta for a fresh, light summertime lunch. Also, a review of the new movie “Chef” and a discussion on Food Trucks. Then, French Onion Soup ala The Sequestered Tavern in Seneca Falls. Join Jim and Marilyn Bero for a half hour of food and fun.

CROSTINI WITH SWEET AND SOUR ONIONS

Ingredients:
1/3 cup pine nuts
1/4 cup olive oil
2 thinly sliced onions
to taste salt and pepper
16 chopped sage leaves
1/4 cup red wine or balsamic vinegar
1/4 cup sugar
Toast pine nuts in 350 degree oven
Saute onions in oil till lightly golden
Season with salt and pepper
Add: sage, vinegar and sugar, cook until caramelized
Add pine nuts
Serve toasted bread, rub with garlic and brush with olive oil

SCATE OR PARSLEY PESTO

In a food processor puree 3 cups of parsley or scate, 1 tablespoon of roasted garlic or raw
2 tablespoons of pistachio nuts or roasted almonds, 2 tablespoons of parmesan, zest of 1 lemon and 1/4 cup of extra virgin olive oil

SHAVED ZUCCHINI WITH RICOTTA ON GARLIC TOAST

2 zucchini shaved to 1/8 thick pieces ( preferably on a Mandolin)
Blanch in boiling salted water for 1 minute
Drain, mix with 2 tablespoons pesto of your choice ( basil, parsley,etc)
Toast or grill slices of Italian bread
Rub with garlic, brush with extra virgin olive oil
Cover with a layer of part skim ricotta, top with zucchini, garnish with grated parmesan and serve

FRENCH ONION SOUP
by SEQUESTERED TAVERN

6 thinly sliced vadallia onions
Saute in 2 tablespoons of butter and 2 tablespoons of olive oil, cover and cook for 5 minutes over medium heat
Add finely chopped 1 tablespoon each of fresh sage, thyme, rosemary until light brown
Add 1 cup of whiskey ( Jack Daniel’s) cook until caramelized
Add 2 cups wate and 3 cups stock
Cook 30 minutes, taste, season with salt and pepper
Add more fresh herbs if needed
Grill slices of dense Italian Bread, rub with garlic, brush with olive oil
To Heat and Serve
In an oven proof individual soup crock,place a slice of grilled bread
Ladle soup over the bread
Place a thin slice of mozzarella cheese (Sauder’s) over the soup
Broil and serve
You can also fry bread slice if you desire, Sequester does
Broil

COLD ZABAGLIONE over STRAWBERRIES

2 egg yolks,2 teaspoon sugar, beat for 1 minute
Add 1/4 cup marsala wine, place in a large metal bowl, heat over simmering water
Whisk until mixture thickens
Let cool in refrigerator
Fold in 1 cup of whipped cream
Pour over fresh sliced strawberries
Garnish with a sprig of mint