Dave’s munching Crimson Topaz AND applesauce! Crimson Topaz is a new apple variety that we are growing and Dave thinks highly of it. Dave’s usual go-to-apple is Braeburn, which is a sweet-tart apple with a really hard flesh. And that’s why he likes the Crimson Topaz. It has a firm flesh and with a not […]
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Whatcha Munchin’, Peachy?
There are so many employees that love Kuhn Orchards peaches that it would be impossible to fit them all in the picture. But we’ll highlight what a few folks say about our peaches. Sandy likes to make peach pie. She has a recipe that makes 4 pot-pie sized pies. She’ll bake one and then freeze the […]
Whatcha Munchin’, Katy? Radishes!
Until recently, I hated radishes. My mom has a picture in her office of me in pre-school trying a radish. I have a puckered mouth and grotesque look on my face. Since then radishes have never been appealing. I never understood the appeal of radishes when folks bought them at market. And they would rave […]
Whatcha Munchin’, Sandy? Gooseberries!
Sandy enjoys eating gooseberries fresh because she likes their tart flavor. Gooseberries are also excellent made into jam. Or try making a sauce, adding some honey and topping it on vanilla bean ice cream. Here are some more Gooseberry Recipes. Our production of gooseberries has really increased this year, and they are sweeter this year (but […]
Whatcha Munchin’? Blueberries!
We are in the peak of our blueberry season and from the sounds of it, we’re only half way through! Yippee! Blueberries are probably one of the easiest fruits to eat and incorporate into your daily meals. Kat enjoys eating blueberries fresh out of hand, and also blended in smoothies. Diane says that […]
Whatcha Munchin’, Sarah? Currants and Gooseberries
Sarah’s munchin’ on currants and gooseberries! She says about them “Too pretty to eat, too perishable to turn into jewelry. One of life’s cruel wonders. Perfect for Instagram!” If you don’t understand the comment about jewelry: hold up a cluster of the currants. They would make lovely earrings. Sarah enjoys making jams out of currants […]
Whatcha Munchin’? Strawberries!
Strawberries!! It’s finally strawberry season at Kuhn Orchards! We’re harvesting daily and the berries look, smell, and taste great! It’s time to whip up all of your favorite strawberry desserts, hull & freeze some berries to throw in smoothies later in the season, and make up some strawberry jam (or you can just […]
Whatcha Munchin’?? Asparagus
Sandy, Diane, Adam and Sarah are all munchin’ on Asparagus! Sarah says, “Have you tried Mary Margaret’s recipe for marinated asparagus? It’s almost as good as when she makes it herself.” Adam likes to add asparagus to the mix in his stir-fry. He also prepares it on a broiler pan tossed in olive oil, Italian […]
CSA Box: 4/26/2014 – Asian Pears & More
This week CSA members will enjoy: Fuji Apples Appearance: Red with a yellow background color, slightly lopsided (because of its York parentage) with small russets (textured spots). Flavor Profile: Extremely sweet and firm. Uses: Our best storage apple of our sweet varieties. A favorite apple for eating fresh. Who’s Favorite: Mary Margaret GoldRush Apples Appearance: […]
CSA Box: 4/12/2014 – York Apples & More
This week CSA members will enjoy: York Apples Appearance: Red skinned with lopsided/ “parallelogram” shape Flavor Profile: Sweet-tart and firm, with a good old fashioned flavor. Uses: Excellent for baking as it will keep its shape. Stores well. Pink Lady Apples Appearance: Vibrant pink skin with white flesh. Flavor Profile: Tart and sweet flavor with […]
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