Market Recipes

Honeynut Squash

Honeynut Squash

In 2009, Chef Dan Barber of Blue Hill challenged vegetable breeder Michael Mazourek to "breed a butternut squash to actually taste good" so that cooks wouldn't have to add so much added sugar (like maple and honey) to get a delicious-tasting butternut. Mazourek's response was this tiny squash: the honeynut squash, which does indeed taste like a sweeter butternut squash.
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Garlic - One of the Most Common Superfoods

Garlic - One of the Most Common Superfoods

On average a person eats 2lbs of Garlic per year. With the average clove weighing about 3 grams, 2 lbs of garlic are over 300 cloves.
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Rutabaga

Rutabaga

The International Rutabaga Curling Championship takes place annually on the last day of the market season at the Ithaca, New York Farmers' Market. This event has been held since 1998, with participants using only Rutabagas in their curling competition. The rules prohibit the use of any vegetable other than a Rutabaga, and recommend bringing your own.
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Arugula

Arugula

Arugula is a powerful energy drink due to its high content of vitamins, macro-and microelements.
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Red Onion

Red Onion

Red onions have earned their “red” name because their purplish skins have historically been used to make reddish dyes.
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Sweet Pimento Pepper

Sweet Pimento Pepper

They’ve got a few popular names. Pimentos are also referred to as pimientos, which is Spanish for peppers. It’s also widely known as the cherry pepper because, well, its shape is much like a large cherry! Some people also say it’s shaped like a heart.
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Celebration Squash

Celebration Squash

This squash is not only known for its deliciousness but also for its appearance in Fall Home décor & can often be found in centrepieces!
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Yellow Beans

Yellow Beans

Yellow Wax beans are nearly identical to Green beans in all aspects except for color (they lack chlorophyll, the compound that gives green beans their hue).
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