Market Recipe: Seared Duck Breast & Grilled Peach Salad

Seared Duck Breast & Grilled Peach Salad by Market Chef Maggie Perkins INGREDIENTS 1 bunch amaranth greens (Johnson’s Backyard Garden) 3 small cucumbers, sliced (Flintrock Hill Farm) Several sprigs of basil , destemmed (Johnson’s Backyard Garden) 3 small red onions, peeled and quartered and seared (Johnson’s Backyard Garden) 4-5 small mild banana peppers seared (Johnson’s […]

Market Recipe: Okra & Tomato Fritters

Okra and Tomato Fritters by Market Chef Maggie Perkins I duck egg (Munkebo Farm) 1 cup whole milk 1/2 cup fine ground oatmeal  1 tsp seasoning salt  1 pint okra, sliced thinly (JBG) 1 pint heirloom cherry tomatoes, sliced (JBG) 1 small purple bell pepper, chopped (JBG) 1 bunch basil, leaves chopped (about 1 tablespoon […]

Market Recipe: Thai Basil-Glazed Squid

Thai Basil-Glazed Squid By Market Chef Maggie Perkins 2 T toasted sesame oil 2 T neutral-flavored oil 1 medium sweet potato, skin on, sliced in thin half rounds 3 sweet Italian peppers, seeded and sliced 4 cups braising greens (arugula, Malabar spinach, sturdier warm-weather greens) 1 pint K&S Seafood squid, cleaned, rinsed, drained, sliced into […]

Market Recipe: Shrimp and Summer Melon Salad

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 […]

Market Recipe: Summer Tomato Stovetop Ratatouille

Summer Tomato Stovetop Ratatouille By Market Chef Maggie Perkins ¼ cup grapeseed oil, divided 1 large clove elephant garlic, peeled and thinly sliced 1 leek, sliced, separated into ringlets, rinsed thoroughly and dried by squeezing in a paper towel 1 medium eggplant, peeled and diced 4 sweet peppers, sliced thinly (we used banana peppers, bell […]