Powdered Lion’s Mane is a great alternative for those looking for the benefits of Lion’s Mane but aren’t a fan of eating the actual mushroom. The powdered form is excellent for cooking into soups and sauces, putting into capsules, tea, and making tinctures. We will have these in stock starting Oct. 7th!
Alpaca is Back-a!
Highland Farm has restocked their alpaca wares just in time for the cool weather. Find socks, hats, gloves, glittens, fingerless gloves, scarves and insoles available in a variety of sizes and colors.
Recipe Corner: Turn over a new leaf with turnips!
Fall is root vegetable season. In the times before “all-season produce” access at modern groceries, people stockpiled root veggies and stored them in a root cellar for the winter months. At Edinboro Market we highlight the seasonality of our region and are always excited to share ways to use the unique crops our local farmers grow.
Sans the starchy sugars, turnips can be used in all the ways a potato can. Turnips get a reputation for being bitter, and a few online remedies suggest cooking them with a pinch of sugar or a potato to absorb the bitterness. Note that smaller turnips tend to be sweeter, so shop on the petite side for delicate palettes. Try making:
You could also go the traditional Scottish route by making them into a “clapshot“ with potatoes, sausage or bacon, & chives.
Another traditional meal from across the pond: Irish Colcannon* with turnips, potatoes, cabbage and bacon. Like the author mentioned, go ahead and sub olive oil and smoked paprika if you prefer this dish vegetarian-style.
Turnip and Cabbage broth bowl.* For those that prefer a chunky soup, this Asian cuisine-inspired dish with a poached egg is sure to hit the spot. You can pick up PUR Harissa Paste here at the Market for added spice and convenience!