Vendor Spotlight: Pecan Farmers

October is pecan harvest season! To mark the occasion we’re highlighting our two pecan farmers, Yegua Creek and Perennial Pecan! Read more about each of them below: Yegua Creek Farms features their pecans every way they can, in everything they do! They purchased an abandoned orchard in 2006, and since then have put their nuts […]

Market Recipe: Pear & Arugula Salad

Pear & Arugula Salad Ingredients: Arugula (Bernhardt’s Farm) 2-3 Asian Pears or other variety of pears (Bernhardt’s Farm) Pecans – raw or toasted (Yegua Creek) Pecan Parm (Perennial Pecan) Honey (Austin Honey Co. or Round Rock Honey) Mustard White Wine Vinegar Instructions: Honey Dijon Vinaigrette: To make the vinaigrette combine white wine vinegar, stone ground […]

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  (Johnson’s Backyard Garden) 1/2 cup pecan halves (Yegua Creek) 1 pint young sweet potatoes, scrubbed well and sliced thinly (JBG Organic) […]

Market Recipe: Curried Carrots & Cabbage

Curried Carrots & Cabbage By Market Chef Maggie Perkins 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil 1 tablespoon Texas Hill Country Olive Co. extra virgin olive oil 1 bunch young carrots, sliced 1 small head purple cabbage, shredded 1 bunch scallions, sliced 1 bunch green garlic, minced Bouldin Food Forest Thai Basil Herb Salts 2 tablespoons red […]

Market Recipe: Pan Toasted Sesame Broccoli with Pecans

Market Recipe: Pan Toasted Sesame Broccoli with Pecans by Market Chef Maggie Perkins from Maggie’s Farm 1T toasted sesame oil 1T neutral cooking oil 1 head broccoli, separated into spears (JBG Organic) 1 thumb-sized knob fresh ginger, peeled 1 small bunch garlic scapes, minced (JBG Organic) 1 cup Buster’s Smoked Pecans, Everything flavored In a large […]