From: Robin Shuster
Sent: Saturday, December 11, 2021 4:38 PM
Subject: 2 More Markets at BFM!
Swirly Girl Cheeses with Reid walnuts, honey and apples for
your holiday cheeseplate
Dear BFM Fans:
Two more markets: December 12 and 19th.
program including the Fruits
and Vegetabless checks can be used at the farmers market and the amounts
have been increased and continues until end of December.
Rain,shine or wind we will be at market the next two Sundays.
New or Notable:
- Damien wants to make Buche de Noel (Yule logs) for
you for next week - reserve one with him. Hazel buttercream and Vanilla
Chocolate. Flourless and so French.
- Whisked asjs you to order your Christmas Pies by
December 14th if you want to be sure to have your faves.
- Garner has tons of GREENS sweetened by the colder
weather. The collards are gorgeous.
- Make your own crumble or galette with
Reid's apples or pears.
- Panorama is bringing Pumpkin, Apple and Pear tarts and
Damien's Pumpkin Danish which Jeff LOVES.
- King Mushrooms grows 7 types of mushrooms every week
- Swirly Girl has a brand-new apricot chevre at the stand
- Reid will have 25 different apples this week and 5
kinds of ciders.
- Lots of Hot Stuff: all the chile bears at Number 1 Sons
and hot sauces at Garner and Chile Crisps and Chile Powders at Chinese
REID's ORCHARD: No other orchard has so many
different and changing apples every week. Some recent Apples: Oxford,
Albemarle Pippin, Golden Delicious, Winesap, Nittany, Braeburn, JonaGold, Mutsu
Crispin, Rome, Granny Smith, Arkansas Black, Northern Spy, Golden Russet,
Stayman, Gala, Red Ruben, Yataka, Empire, Gold Rush, Greensleeves, Smokehouse,
Ambrosia, Wolf River, Rosalee, Snowsweet, Crimson Crisp, Cortland, Crunch a
Bunch, HoneyCrisp, Summerset, Pinova, SunCrisp, Swiss Gourmet, Black Twig,
Mammoth Black Twig Pears. 5 different Ciders, including Pear and Apple Cherry.
Choice of Pasteurized or UV. Unusual honeys. Purple and Murasaki and
Beauregard Sweet Potatoes. Potatoes and Turnips.
your holiday cheese plate from this spread of cow and goat milk and mixed
milk cheeses. Morbier, Goat Cheddar, Onamar, Tomme, Goat Manchego, Tommy Goat,
Goat Gouda, Goat Feta, Cow Feta, Curds, Winter Morning, Cowttin, Chevre, Bovre,
Marinated Feta, Mira Flores, Farmhouse, Garlic Tomme, Brie, Blue Moon,
Bhutlah. New: Apricot Chevre.
Cheese Platters go well with Reid Apples. Try Reid 's Buckwheat honey
with plain chevre.
GROFF'S CONTENT: Have you tried the
new Ham? Chicken and Duck eggs. Pork and beef and 11 pork
sausages and lots and lots of lamb. Pork shoulder, chops, bacon, pork
jowls. Lamb ideas: Julie's special Leg of Lamb cut for two, Leg steaks for
grilling, shoulder roasts, shoulder chops are great in a crockpot. Denver
Ribs are Lamb spare ribs. The whole range of steaks and tons of
ground beef. Turkey Lasagna and Turkey Pot Pie, Shepherd's Pie, Meatballs in
Marinara, Bone Broths, Pork Liver Pate. Ham and White Bean soup.
Robin says: The chicken is excellent! And I am making slow
cooked faux porchetta this weekend with lots of fennel seeds and
STREET MARKET: Their Baos are made by hand in small batches: kneaded, rolled
out and filled and pleated and steamed. Eight Treasure Shortbread for the
La Ba Holiday are back. If you have any questions about how to cook their Soup Dumpings? Sichuan dumplings in less than 10
minutes from freezer to table, ask at their stand. We did a little video with her to show you how at
our IG page. Handmade, flash-frozen dumplings, buns,
shumai and more. Ask about their DanDan Noodles kit? Dumplings: Pork and
Chinese Celery, Fish & Perilla & Tomato, Vegetable & Tofu, Eggplant
& Eggs & Chinese Green Peppers, Family Packs and Party Pack and Single
The Chile Crisp and Fermented Mustard Chile sauces are fabulous.
KING MUSHROOMS: The
Chestnut mushrooms are what cremini wish they could turn into. Stuff and
roast them, make soup. Also: Oyster, King Trumpet, shiitake, portobello,
chestnut and maitake this week. Also, tinctures, my favorite Hungarian Mushroom
soup ....and marinated mushrooms. The soup is chock full of
mushrooms and wonderful with a piece of Damien's new Campagrain bread, toasted.
NUMBER ! SONS: So what they have at the stand? Pickles: Half
Sours, Crispy Koshers, Horseradish Pickles, Super Sours, Brown Sugar Bread n
Butters. Krauts: Clean Kraut and Ripping Rosetido Kraut. Veggie Pickles: Dilly
Beans, Thai Golden Beets, Cider Masala Beets, Italian Giardiniera. Sauces:
Salsa So Verde. Kimchi: Sons Kimchi and Kicky Kimchi. Daikons: Dilly Daikons.
Honey Habanero Daikons(sweet and spicy). Kombucha: a seasonal cranberry of
Chile Bears: Franken Sauce, Peach Poron, Green Bastard, Red Brau, Tropical
Thunder and Chocolate. All made with local chiles and fermented with local
vinegars, beers, wines and ciders.
almond croissants, pain au chocolat, chocolate plie, 5 different muffins,
cinnamon buns, 4 kinds of Danish, Kouign Amann, Sticky buns, Palmier (Elephant
Ears), Pumpkin Viennoiserie, Apple Turnover. Breads: Brioche, Challah, Sliced
breads: Olive bread, French loaf, Sourdough, Sourdough Rosemary,
Sourdough walnut raisin, Multigrain. Unsliced: Campagrain, Campailou, Pumpkin
Loaf, Rustique Baguettes of various sizes, Rustique Loaf, Rustique Petit Pain,
Multigrain. Focaccia. French Jalapeno Cheddar Loaf. Vegetable Quiche,
PRODUCE: Potatoes. sweet potatoes, purple top and Japanese
salad turnips, Scallions. Grits, cornmeal, sauces, Honey Nut
squash. Tomatillos.The white sweet potatoes are like a sweeter version of an
Idaho baking potato. Broccoli. Cauliflower, Fractal Romanesca. Huge
Napa cabbages that make at least 3 meals. Watermelon radishes, Daikons
and Green Luobo Daikon radishes.
So many greens sweetened by the frosts: spinach, tat soi, bok choy, kale,
collards, turnip, mustard. Romaine, salad, lettuce, stir fry, arugula,
escarole, field cress, sorrel, stir fry mix, lettuce blend, parsley, cilantro,
squash include Butternut, Acorn, Spaghetti, Kabocha, Delicata, Honey Nut.
Japanese Futsu, Carnival, Neck Pumpkins and many others, heirlooms and unusual
as well as the ones you know. Red, White, orange and Japanese Sweet
Potatoes, Ornamental Broom Corn.
Seasonal Cookies include: Cranberry Orange Oatmeal, Chocolate Peppermint,
Cookie Monsters? Try these too when you need a break: Molasses Spice, Chocolate
Chip, Chocolate Blackout, Lemon Poppyseed, Orange and White Chocolate,
Pretzel Cowboy, Salty Oatmeal, just to name a few! And ALL the pies.
AL VOLO: December is Pasta Season. Home made Tuscan pasta makes
for incredibly good fast food as it should be. Boil the water, salt it, drop in
the pasta and they are done 2-4 minutes later. Grab a sauce and you can
have dinner on the table in less than 10 minutes. And this is resto
quality pasta, made in the same kitchens as their popular restaurants. I always
keep some pasta in the freezer for quick, excellent meals.
Tip: Domenica's pasta recipes. Did you know Carbonara does not traditionally use cream?
Shop Locally and Forget about Supply Chains
NorthCap PopUp Holiday Market is in the adjacent park for the next two Sundays.
The Big Bear Cafe's annual Holiday Market is Dec 18 and 19th.
Robin and Ted