Friday, June 22, 2012

Nutrient Dense, Organic Strawberries are HERE!   Ripe and Delicious

At our Farm stand-   9am and close at 6pm only if we have berries left. Other wise we close when sold out (no u-pick on Organic Strawberries)

1 pound $3.75;
2 pound $5.60;
5 pounds $16.00 and
10 pounds $30.00

We Hope to see you soon!

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Fresh Strawberry Bars

¾  cup butter, softened
¾ cup peanut butter
1 cup packed brown sugar
2 tsp. granulated sugar
¼ tsp salt
2 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
½ cup strawberry  jam
4 cups  SVO strawberries, halved or quartered

1. Heat oven to 350°F. Line 13x9x2-inch baking pan with foil, extended well beyond edges. Set aside.
2. In large mixing bowl keep butter and peanut butter on medium to high for 30 seconds. Beat in sugars, baking powder, and salt until combined. Add eggs and vanilla; beat until combined. Beat in as much flour as you can with mixer. Stir in remaining flour.
3. Spread dough in prepared pan. Bake 25 minutes or until top is lightly browned and toothpick inserted near center comes out clean.
4. Cool completely on rack. Remove from pan by lifting foil. Spread jam and top with berries. Cut into bars. Serve at once or refrigerate up to six hours. Makes 24 bars.


Thursday, June 14, 2012

Strawberry-Ricotta Parfait

3/4 pound sliced SVO strawberries
¼  cup +2 tablespoon sugar
1 ½  cup ricotta cheese
1/8 teaspoon almond extract
1/4 cup toasted almonds, sliced

Toss strawberries with 1/4 cup sugar and let stand until juicy. Whisk ricotta with remaining 2 tablespoons sugar and almond extract. Layer ricotta with strawberry mixture in glasses and top with almonds

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Friday, June 8, 2012

Benefits to Strawberries

Why Not Eat A Strawberry!

High Blood Pressure: Strawberries are very good in potassium and magnesium content, both of which are very effective in lowering high blood pressure caused by sodium.

Heart Diseases: High fiber, Folate, no fats and high anti oxidants such as vitamin-C and those phytochemicals (Flavonoids) together form an ideal cardiac health pack, as they effectively reduce cholesterol. Some of the members of the vitamin-B family present in strawberries also strengthen the cardiac muscles and help better functioning of the heart.

Other Benefits: Folate is known to protect from birth-defects. Vitamin-C effectively prevents from infections and cold. The phytonutrients also have anti inflammatory properties.

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Thursday, June 7, 2012

Triple strawberry dessert

1 cup boiling water
1 box (4-servings size) while strawberry flavored gelatin
1 container (6oz) Yoplait Original 99% fat-free strawberry or French vanilla yogurt
3 cups Kix cereal
1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
1 1/2 cup freshly SVO strawberries
9 fresh SVO strawberries, sliced into fans
1. In medium bowl, pour boiling water on gelatin; or until gelatin dissolved. Stir in yogurt until melted and smooth. Cover; let stand until thickened, about 1 hour 30 minutes.
2. Meanwhile, heat oven to 350°F. Place cereal in a sealable food storage plastic bag; seal bag and fresh with rolling pin or meat mallet make 1 cup. Small bowl, stir crushed cereal and butter until well mixed. Press mixture firmly in bottom of ungreased 8-inch square pan. About 10 minutes or until crust is light golden brown. Set aside to cool.
3. Beat gelatin mixture with electric mixer on high speed 7 to 8 minutes or until the: volume. Fold in sliced strawberries; pour over crust. Cover; refrigerate about one hour until firm.
4. To serve, cut dessert into squares. Garnish each serving with strawberry fan. Makes nine servings

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Friday, June 1, 2012

Busy On The Farm

Everyone is getting excited for strawberry season to start! We are now into June and our organic strawberies will be ready soon! This week we will be hoeing the strawberries. We started mowing again between the rows of our blueberries. The crew is still appying fish for fertilizer on all of our berries. Keep an eye out for when out strawberries will be ready. Find us on facebook and keep updated about whats going on here at the farm.