Market recipe: quick pickled carrots

Kate Payne quick pickled carrots at the Cedar Park and Mueller Farmers’ Markets last weekend. Here’s the recipe for you to try it out. Quick Pickled Carrots yields 1 quart or 3 half pint jars of pickles 1. Chop 1lb carrots into pickle sized pieces. Slice them in thin rounds for sandwiches or in sticks […]

Market Recipe: Small-batch peach jam

Peach Jam provided courtesy of Kate Payne, author of Hip Girl’s Guide to Homemaking; yields approximately 1 pint 1. Juice half of a large lemon (~2 Tbs of lemon juice) into a 9 or 10” skillet or saucepan, stainless steel or enameled cast iron preferably. Save spent rind for zesting later. 2. Peel 1-1.5lbs peaches (which […]

Market Recipe: Hip Girl’s Watermelon Rind Pickles

Watermelon Rind Pickles Makes 2 quarts, recipe based on Linda Ziedrich’s Gingery Rind Pickles in the Joy of Pickling This recipe uses up about half of a medium-sized watermelon. 1. Cut up watermelon into wedges for eating. Cut red portion off the rind and then carefully slice off the dark green portion of the peel. This […]

Market Recipe: Hip Girl’s Honeyed Peaches

Recipe by Kate Payne, Author of Hip Girl’s Guide to Homemaking Prepare your peaches by bringing a medium saucepan of water to a boil.  Depending on peach size, this recipe will use 1lb small (+/-2”) peaches whole or 2lbs larger peaches halved and pitted.  For both sizes, drop peaches whole into boiling water and let […]