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 […]

Indian Okra Bhindi Masala

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

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 […]

Market Recipe: Spicy Pickles

  Market Recipe: Spicy Pickles By Sheena Moore of  Sheena’s Pickles Prep time: 10 minutes. Processing Time: 10 minutes. Water Bath Time: 10 minutes. Yields about 4 pints. Pickling Cucumbers (do not use salad cucumbers) Jalapeños and/or Serrano and/or Habanero peppers Pepper flakes ¼ cup of pickling salt 4 cups of water 4 cups vinegar  Wash pickling cucumbers and remove the […]

Eat Your Greens

Eat Your Greens — How Daily Intake of Green Vegetables Can Affect Your Health By Madelene Sears July brings more than just the heat – it ushers in a harvest of dark leafy greens and a variety of green vegetables! Enjoying dark leafy greens and green vegetables can have a significant impact on your health and […]