Market Recipe: Sweet Potato, Persimmon & Pecan in Herb Brown Butter

Sweet Potato, Persimmon & Pecan in Herb Brown Butter By Market Chef Maggie Perkins Ingredients 2 sticks unsalted butter Sprigs of fresh winter-season herbs like sage, thyme, oregano, or a combination of your choice  1/2 cup pecan halves 1 pint young sweet potatoes, scrubbed well and sliced thinly 2-3 firm persimmons, sliced 1 tsp ground […]

Market Recipe: Persimmon Salad

Persimmon Salad by Market Chef Maggie Perkins from Maggie’s Farm Ingredients Bouldin Food Forest Hot Shot Mix greens Texas Hill Country Olive Co extra virgin olive oil Engel Farms persimmons JBG Organic purple cabbage, baby fennel bulbs, small pomegranate Belle Vie Farm Ham Texas Hill Country Olive Co mandarin balsamic Pure Luck Dairy Chevre Salt […]

Market Recipe: Honey-sweetened Fall Fruit & Yogurt Sauce

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 Recipes: Sweet + Spicy Persimmon Parfaits & Vegetable Tikka Masala

Sweet & Spicy Persimmon Parfaits by Chef Maggie Perkins Ripe persimmons Ginger, cinnamon & curry powder, to taste Greek yogurt Honey Holy basil microgreens Fresh mint, chopped Remove large stem from persimmons and squeeze flesh into a bowl, discarding skins. Stir in spices, to taste. In a tall glass, layer yogurt and spiced persimmon, dotting […]

Market Recipe: Stovetop Chunky Persimmon and Toasted Pecan Butter

  Stovetop Chunky Persimmon and Toasted Pecan Butter By Market Chef Maggie Perkins 3T unsalted butter 1/2 c. pecan pieces 5 ripe persimmons 2t-1T pumpkin pie spice 1T brown sugar 1 sprig thyme, dried 1/2 c sweet white wine, optional Over medium heat in a heavy sauce pan, toast pecan in melted butter until browned. […]