Market Recipe: Honey-sweetened Fall Fruit & Yogurt Sauce

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Honey-sweetened Fall Fruit & Yogurt Sauce By Austin Youth Kitchen  1 tub of Mother Culture plain or honey vanilla Greek yogurt 1 cup finely diced apple (pink lady or gala apples are best) 1-2 overripe persimmons from Engel Farms, chopped sparingly (intentional bigger pieces) Roundrock honey (optional) Pecans (optional) Blend all together well and serve cold […]

MARKET RECIPE: Seasonal Veggie Medley with Rice

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Seasonal Veggie Medley with Rice By Madelene Sears So many delicious vegetables are in season at the markets in August, why not make a dish that celebrates them all?! This quick, simple, healthy recipe highlights seasonal summer vegetables including zucchini, cherry tomatoes, green beans and bell peppers. Come to the markets this weekend and stop by our […]

Market Recipe: Shrimp and Summer Melon Salad

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Shrimp and Summer Melon Salad By Market Chef Maggie Perkins 1 Lb large shrimp 1 T olive oil Salt and freshly-ground pepper 2 favorite summer melons (we used a combination of cantaloupe, crenshaw, and canary melons) 2 cucumbers 1 bunch Thai basil 6 shishito peppers In a small pan under medium heat, bring 1 tablespoon […]

Indian Okra Bhindi Masala

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Benefits of Okra By Madelene Sears Summer is the season for okra and you can get it at both Texas Farmers’ Market locations right now. If you have never had the chance to try okra before, now is the time! Our farmers grow delicious local and organic okra in abundance. Okra can be enjoyed raw, with condiments like salsa, pickled, chopped into stews, roasted, fried […]

Benefits of Tomatoes

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Benefits of Tomatoes By Madelene Sears Tomatoes fresh from the vine are a favorite treat at the markets this time of year! One of the great things about tomatoes are their versatility. They can be stewed and blended into sauces and soups, roasted, sautéed, grilled, dehydrated, chopped up and thrown into your favorite salad, or sliced onto a yummy […]