Apple Dumplings

Apple Dumplings

Apple dumplings are the perfect fall dessert warm and comforting with the spice of the season. Serve while warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. Ingredients 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 tsp. salt 1 cup vegetable shortening (chilled) ⅓ cup ice water   FOR THE...
Instant Pot Apple Sauce

Instant Pot Apple Sauce

Apples are now in season. Homemade applesauce is delicious and can help you preserve those fall apples just a bit longer.    Ingredients 8 medium apples (a combination of Gala and Jazz) 1 tsp fresh lemon juice 5 teaspoons light brown sugar (unpacked) 1 cup apple...
Apple Crisp Shortbread

Apple Crisp Shortbread

Apples are in season so we wanted to take this the opposite direction of everyone else on the “pumpkin season” bandwagon and instead share a few apple recipes – not that we don’t love pumpkin. Ingredients Shortbread Base: 1 cup all-purpose...
Strawberry Jam

Strawberry Jam

Strawberries are one of our most popular items at the Carson Farmers Market. And each year, when our season comes to a close, it’s sad to see those amazing fresh strawberries leave. This is a variation of Ina Garten’s Easy Strawberry Jam recipe....
Black Bean & Corn Salad

Black Bean & Corn Salad

Fresh corn is in prime season in August. You can find corn at Minton Farms and Rodriguez Bros. Farms. Ingredients 1 can (16oz) black beans drained and rinsed2 ears of corn, cooked and cut the kernels off the cobb½ red onion diced2 bell peppers diced2 limes juiced½ cup...
Melon Sorbet

Melon Sorbet

Melon sorbet is a refreshing and cool easy after-dinner treat, perfect for the hot summer nights. Ingredients 1 c. Sugar 1 c. Water 4 c. melon, cubed & chilled Juice of 1 small Lemon Instructions Make a simple syrup by placing the water and sugar in a small...
Blackberry Ice Cream

Blackberry Ice Cream

Original Recipe by Ralph Marrone, Strawberry Ice Cream. This recipe originally came from a recipe that Linda shared which is one of Raph’s specialties. In this recipe, we switch out strawberries for blackberries, which are delicious this time of year....
Corn Salsa

Corn Salsa

Fresh corn makes for a great summertime side, snack or salsa perfect for fish tacos, with fresh fish from Freshway Fish, or for housemade tortilla chips from Bella Vita Bistro. Ingredients 4 ears of corn (Minton) ½ red onion finely chopped (Holley Family Farms) 1...
Freezing Strawberries

Freezing Strawberries

Fresh summer strawberries are one of the most popular fruits of the market. They are refreshing and nutritious with lots of antioxidants and best of all they don’t rapidly boost blood sugar if you are sensitive to blood sugar levels. We wish we could keep these...
Farmers Market Stone Fruit Salad

Farmers Market Stone Fruit Salad

We’re sort of partial to summertime recipes, of course. In Northern Nevada, we have an abundance of fresh fruit and vegetables in season to great delicious and healthy dishes. This salad combines ingredients from a number of our vendors for a fresh easy...