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Category Archives: Recipes

How to Correctly Cook Sweet Corn

Most people overcook their corn, which causes the kernels to convert their sugars to starch and lose sweet, sweet flavour!  Remember,  you’re only cooking the thin layer of kernals on the outside, not through to the middle. Try one of these methods to ensure your corn is sweet and tender: Bring water to a boil, […]

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Grilled Sweet Corn with Sweet Chipotle Glaze

1/2 cup                   pure maple syrup 1/4 cup                  butter 2                              garlic cloves, minced 4                              teaspoons minced canned chipotle chilies* 1/4 tsp                    salt 6                              ears fresh corn, husked Bring first 5 ingredients to simmer in heavy small saucepan over medium heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer until glaze is […]

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Freezing Sweet Corn

Freezing Sweet Corn Our favourite way to freeze corn is to freeze the kernels. Simply husk your corn and prepare a big bowl of ice cold water. Then, bring a pot of water to a boil and immerse each cob in the boiling water for 30 seconds. Immediately transfer to the cold water to stop […]

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Sweet Ginger Melon Dessert

A great way to enjoy our melons – small, but tasty! Well worth waiting til August for. 4 cups of cubed cantaloupe, honeydew and/or muskmelon 1 tsp. honey 1 tsp. ginger 1 tsp. lemon juice blueberries Combine melons, honey, ginger and lemon juice. Chill for 4 to 6 hours to marry flavours. Top with blueberries.

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Yellow & Green Bean Salad with Sweet Corn

Sweet corn is just around the corner! This recipe is one of our favourites for those late summer barbecues. 2 cups green beans, halved 1 cup yellow beans, halved 5 cups fresh sweet corn kernels (from 6 ears) 1 cup finely chopped red bell pepper 1/2 cup finely chopped red onion 1/4 cup white wine […]

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Preserve the harvest, preserve traditions

As we’re coming off our 40th strawberry seasons at the farm and heading into our late summer crops, we’re already thinking about the winter and how to keep eating healthy local food. A great way to preserve the harvest is pickling. Much of human history has been concerned with making sure there is enough food […]

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