VENDOR SPOTLIGHT: HONEY PRODUCERS

Did you know that September is National Honey Month? This annual celebration of the beekeeping industry, and the many beneficial properties of honey, is a sweet reason to celebrate the two amazing honey producers that sell at our markets! Raul Vergara of Austin Honey has been making honey for over 10 years, first as a […]

Market Recipe: Asian Butternut Squash Stew

Asian Butternut Squash Stew By Chef Monique Santua of Gastromonique Curry Blend 1 stalk lemongrass – white stalks only, chopped (Johnson’s Backyard Garden) 1 serrano – optional (f-stop farm) 1 clove garlic (Bernhardt’s Farm) 1 tbs cumin 1 tbs turmeric 1 tsp coriander 1/2 cinnamon stick Butternut Squash Stew 2 tbs coconut oil 1/4 c […]

Market Recipe: Watermelon Poke

Watermelon Poke Bowl by Chef Monique Santua of Gastromonique Ingredients 3 pounds seedless watermelon, rind removed, cut into 1-inch pieces (Johnson’s Backyard Garden) ½ cup Apple Cider Vinegar ¼ cup toasted sesame oil 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 2 tablespoons tahini 3 tablespoons soy sauce 1 tablespoon honey (Round Rock Honey) Kosher salt 2 scallions, […]

Market Recipe: Pineapple Turmeric Glazed Pork Chops & Grilled Squash Shishito Salad

Pineapple Turmeric Glazed Pork Chops & Grilled Zucchini Shishito Salad by Chef Monique Santua of Gastromonique Pork Chops: 1/2 bottle Classic Ginger Elixir, which has pineapple in it (Jeany’s Caribbean Elixirs) 1/4 c  honey (Round Rock Honey or Austin Honey Co) 1/4 c Apple Cider Vinegar 3 tbs Dijon Mustard 1 tsp red pepper 1/2 […]

Market Recipe: Cabbage on Cabbage with Pork

Cabbage on Cabbage with Pork By Market Chef Maggie Perkins Ingredients 1 package Smith & Smith Farms Pork & Cabbage Sausage 2 tablespoons water, or beer if desired 1 bunch scallions, sliced (Johnson’s Backyard Garden) 1 tablespoon Pogue Mahone stone ground mustard 1 tablespoon Round Rock Honey 2 tablespoons water, or beer if desired 1 […]