Archive | December, 2011

Chocolate Tart with Candied Cranberries

Ingredients: crust 1 2/3 cups all purpose flour 2 tablespoons sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 10 tablespoons (1 1/4 sticks) chilled unsalted butter, cut into 1/2-inch pieces 3 tablespoons (about) ice water 1 large egg yolk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract filling 1/2 cup whipping cream 8 ounces bittersweet (not unsweetened) or semisweet chocolate, chopped 3 tablespoons […]

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Crunchy Carrot and Cranberry Salad

Ingredients: 4 cups peeled and grated carrots 2/3 cup dried sweetened cranberries ½ cup toasted slivered almonds ¼ cup rice wine vinegar ¼ cup walnut oil (other oil is fine too) 1 tbsp honey 2 tbsp finely grated fresh ginger Salt and Pepper Method: Toss carrots with dried cranberries. In a small bowl, whisk vinegar, […]

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Savor Our Seasons: Cranberries

By Liza Drew, Keene State College Dietetic Intern Flavorful Fact: Though they may be small, cranberries are bursting with health benefits. Cranberries are often water-harvested, meaning that the bog is flooded so that the cranberries float to the surface for easier collection. Recently, studies have found that water-harvested cranberries contain more antioxidants because exposure to […]

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Send a Farm to Washington

By Erbin Crowell, NFCA Executive Director, and Annie Cheatham, NEFU President Congress is making decisions about your food and our farms. The Neighboring Food Co-op Association (NFCA) is partnering with the New England Farmers Union (NEFU) to help raise funds to send farmers to Washington to talk to our lawmakers. Several times a year, the […]

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