Market Recipe: Sweet & Spicy Smashed Cucumber Salad

SWEET & SPICY SMASHED CUCUMBER  SALAD  By Market Chef Maggie Perkins Yield: 4 servings INGREDIENTS  8 small pickling cucumbers •Kosher salt Ice 3 T toasted sesame oil ½ cup seasoned rice vinegar 1 tsp-1 tbsp fish sauce (to taste) 1 tsp sugar, to taste 4 red or green Thai chiles, halved lengthwise keeping stem end […]

MARKET RECIPE: Field Fresh Watermelon Herb Salad

Field-fresh Watermelon Herb Salad By Market Chef Maggie Perkins Ingredients 1/2 small watermelon, rinds removed, cubed (@jbgorganic or @bernhardtsfarm)  Salt, to taste 1 stalk lemongrass  2-3 tablespoons, each, Thai basil, mint 1 cucumber, thinly sliced (@fstop_farm or Fruitful Hill Farm) 1 bunch radishes, thinly sliced (all @jbgorganic) Equal drizzles @txhillcountryoliveoil lemon-infused olive oil and Meyer […]

Market Recipe: Italian Panzanella 

Italian Panzanella  Yield 2-4 servings by Market Chef Maggie Perkins Ingredients 2 cups torn day-old bread   2 T extra virgin olive oil (plus extra to taste if desired) 2 T red wine vinegar  (plus extra to taste if desired) 2 cups chopped fresh tomatoes, with collected juice   1 cucumber (or zucchini) sliced thinly  […]

Market Recipe: Market Basil Melon Salad with Goat Feta

Market Basil Melon Salad with Goat Feta 1 bunch holy basil (JBG Organics), de-stemmed, leaves whole 1 container feta cheese (Texas Bee Tree or Pure Luck Dairy Farm), drained and crumbled 1 Israeli melon, (Oma and Opa’s Farm), peeled, seeded, cut in chunks 1 watermelon radish (JBG Organics), sliced into thin matchsticks 3 pickling cucumbers (Engel […]

Market Recipe: Summer Peach Panzanella

Summer Peach Panzanella By Market Chef Maggie Perkins 4 cups day old bread, torn in bite-sized chunks (Texas French Bread) 4 peaches, skin on, sliced thin (Engel Farm) 4-6 ripe homegrown tomatoes, chopped with juices reserved (Engel Farm) 1 bunch garlic chives, greens sliced thinly (Munkeebo Farm) 1 red onion, sliced thinly (Gray Gardens) 3-4 […]