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: Cider-braised Sausage & Peppers

Cider-braised Sausage & Peppers By Market Chef Maggie Perkins 1 T cooking oil 1 package pork sausage links (Belle Vie Farm) 1 large onion, sliced 2 sweet bell peppers, sliced into strips (Johnson’s Backyard Garden) 1 cup dry hard cider (Texas Keeper Cider) 2 cloves garlic, minced 3 tomatoes, chopped (Johnson’s Backyard Garden) 2 T […]

Market Recipes: Sweet + Spicy Persimmon Parfaits & Vegetable Tikka Masala

Sweet & Spicy Persimmon Parfaits by Chef Maggie Perkins Ripe persimmons (Engel Farms) Ginger, cinnamon & curry powder, to taste Greek yogurt (Mother Culture) Honey (Round Rock Honey or Austin Honey) Holy basil (Bouldin Food Forest) Fresh mint, chopped Remove large stem from persimmons and squeeze flesh into a bowl, discarding skins. Stir in spices, […]

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 […]