Berry Good Catskills Cobbler

Berry Interesting Facts... There are over 200 different species of raspberries, this includes blackberries! Colors can range from red to yellow to purple to black 60-70 pints of berries can be harvested from one 100 foot long row Catskills Seasonality July through September Raspberry and Blackberry Storage, Prep, and Usage Tips The berries should be stored in the refrigerator in the box they come in, and are best if used within 2-3 days. [...]

Catskills-Meets-Carolina Coleslaw Recipe

Crazy Cabbage Facts Cabbage is high in dietary fiber, iron, plus Vitamins A, B6, C, and K. Russians eat 7x more cabbage than the average North American. Scrolls from 1,000 BCE, found in China, stated that cabbage could cure baldness. (Spoiler alert: it doesn’t.) Babe Ruth wore a cabbage leaf under his baseball cap to keep cool – or maybe to ward off baldness? Catskills Seasonality June through October Cabbage Storage, Prep, and [...]

Jalapeno Veggie Cheddar Mac n’ Cheese

Embrace Your Cheesy Side with Fresh Catskills Cheese Cheddar is the most popular natural cheese in the US. One ounce of mozzarella cheese has 207 Mgs of calcium. Certain cheeses, like Cheddar, Swiss, Gouda, and others, have been shown to help prevent tooth decay! Cheese Storage, Prep, and Usage Tips Refrigerate your cheese in its original packaging. After using cheese, wrap it as tightly as possible in plastic wrap or foil to prevent [...]

Sweet n’ Sour Lemon Honey Salad Dressing Recipe

Sweet Honey Facts The bees decide the color and flavor of honey. It all depends on which types of flowers the bees gather honey from. One honey bee only produces about 1/12 of a teaspoon of honey in her lifetime. Honey is naturally resistant to bacterial growth due to its low moisture content and high acidity. Honey Storage, Prep, and Usage Tips >If your honey crystalizes, place your tightly sealed honey jar in [...]

Farm to Table Cocktails: 6 Fresh Recipes

Add a fresh twist to cocktail hour. Use local ingredients fresh from your local Sullivan Catskills Farmers Market! These 6 simple cocktail recipes combine the best of the summer season - in a glass. Or, make it a mocktail! Just exclude the alcohol for a refreshing treat the entire family can enjoy. Look for the ♥ symbol...it means you can find the ingredients at your farmers market! Black and Blue Mojito ♥3 blackberries [...]

DIY Infused Berry Mint Water: Sip of the Season

Skip the Sugary Stuff...Take a Sip of Something Naturally Sweet! Infused water has very few calories. After infusing your water, you can still eat the fruit or herbs - or throw them in a smoothie. Vitamin C and B are water soluble, so they seep into the water you drink. Follow These Basic Guidelines...Then Get Creative! Always thoroughly wash fruits and herbs before infusing. Cool tap water is fine, or you can use [...]

The Best Farmers Market Salsa with 7 Catskills Ingredients

Must-Know Tomato Facts The tomato is the state fruit of New Jersey (yes, tomatoes are a fruit!) The largest tomato ever grown was 7 lbs. 12 oz in 1986…that record has yet to be broken. Scientists believe the first tomatoes came from South and Central America; wild tomatoes are still found in the Andes Mountains. Catskills Seasonality July-September Beet Storage Tips To ripen green tomatoes, store in indirect light or in a paper [...]

Catskills Cukes and Zukes Overflowing on Market Tables

We can't take credit for the term "cukes and zukes" - we overheard Farmer Matt of Beaverdam Brook Farm tell customers at the Monticello Farmers Market that his fields were full of cukes and zukes. We love the way it sounds...cukes and zukes! Zukes and Cukes: Fresh Facts Kirby, Gherkin, Garden, Persian: there are many different varieties of cucumber available at the farmers market! Zucchini can be up to 95% water, cucumbers are [...]

Unbeatable Beet and Goat Cheese Crostini Recipe

Unbeatable Beet Facts New York is the second largest producer of Red Table Beets in the US! Most beets are red, but some are gold or pink and white striped. Beets are an excellent source of potassium, vitamin C, and fiber. Catskills Seasonality June-December Beet Storage Tips Beets should be stored in the refrigerator and are best used within two weeks. Beet Prep and Usage Wash beets well, they grow underground like potatoes [...]

A Must-Try Salsa Recipe with Catskills Blueberries

Sullivan Catskills Blueberries are in season! Here are 3 fun facts... Blueberries are native to North America A half cup of blueberries only has 42 calories Blueberries are high in antioxidants and fiber Catskills Seasonality July and August Blueberry Storage Tips Blueberries like breathing room. Store them in the crisper drawer of your fridge with a lower humidity setting. Use within a week to a week and a half. Blueberry Prep and Usage [...]

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