Roasted Potatoes and Tomatoes, Onion, Garlic, and Herbs

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Roasted Potatoes and Tomatoes, Onion, Garlic, and Herbs

Roasted Potatoes and Tomatoes, Onion, Garlic, and Herbs

3 medium potatoes, peeled, washed, sliced thin olive oil 1 or 2 Plum Tomatoes, sliced thin 1 tbsp.  minced fresh rosemary 1 clove minced garlic 1 small onion sliced thin 1-2 tsp butter (optional) salt and freshly ground pepper to taste Preheat the oven to 400°F. Line an 8” baking pan with parchment paper. Place… Read More »

3 medium potatoes, peeled, washed, sliced thin olive oil 1 or 2 Plum Tomatoes, sliced thin 1 tbsp.  minced fresh rosemary 1 clove minced garlic 1 small onion sliced thin 1-2 tsp butter (optional) salt and freshly ground pepper to taste Preheat the oven to 400°F. Line an 8” baking pan with parchment paper. Place… Read More »

Alstede Fresh Herbs (bunch)

Alstede Fresh Cut Herbs

Alstede Fresh Herbs (bunch)

Alstede Fresh Herbs (bunch)

We pride ourselves with all of our Alstede Fresh items and our herbs hold a special spot. Herb offerings change with the seasons.

Our herbs should be kept cool and stems placed in water, if possible. Do not wash or rinse them until it is time for use.

Sold by the bunch.

We pride ourselves with all of our Alstede Fresh items and our herbs hold a special spot. Herb offerings change with the seasons.

Our herbs should be kept cool and stems placed in water, if possible. Do not wash or rinse them until it is time for use.

Sold by the bunch.

It’s Thyme to Learn about Herbs

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It’s Thyme to Learn about Herbs

It’s Thyme to Learn about Herbs

Culinary herbs are herbaceous plants meaning they have non-woody stems, their above ground growth typically dies back in winter and may have underground plant parts to it. Herbs are a renewable resource used to add flavor and color to all types of meal for centuries. Herbs have also been known in history to be used… Read More »

Culinary herbs are herbaceous plants meaning they have non-woody stems, their above ground growth typically dies back in winter and may have underground plant parts to it. Herbs are a renewable resource used to add flavor and color to all types of meal for centuries. Herbs have also been known in history to be used… Read More »

Preserving Herbs for Sustainable Living

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Preserving Herbs for Sustainable Living

Preserving Herbs for Sustainable Living

I beg your parsley? Now is the time to start preserving herbs while they are still in abundance for use in the later months. Nothing is better than a fresh taste of summer from the addition of some of your own preserved herbs to flavor your soups, stews, and sauces when it’s cold outside. Preserving… Read More »

I beg your parsley? Now is the time to start preserving herbs while they are still in abundance for use in the later months. Nothing is better than a fresh taste of summer from the addition of some of your own preserved herbs to flavor your soups, stews, and sauces when it’s cold outside. Preserving… Read More »

Spicy Herbs

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Spicy Herbs

Spicy Herbs

Tartufi Bianconi- Erbe Piccanti (Spicy Herbs) is a dried mix consisting of chili pepper flakes, garlic, parsley and salt. Used to make one of the most loved dishes, Spaghetti Aglio, Olio e Peperoncino. Can also be added to olive oil to create a delicious dip or added to tomato sauce or pasta to enhance the flavor.  Not available for shipping. Sold dried in 1.76 oz. package.

Tartufi Bianconi- Erbe Piccanti (Spicy Herbs) is a dried mix consisting of chili pepper flakes, garlic, parsley and salt. Used to make one of the most loved dishes, Spaghetti Aglio, Olio e Peperoncino. Can also be added to olive oil to create a delicious dip or added to tomato sauce or pasta to enhance the flavor.  Not available for shipping. Sold dried in 1.76 oz. package.

Italian Herbs

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Italian Herbs

Italian Herbs

Our Italian herb blend is perfect accompaniment for sauces, soups, stews and pizza. Sold in .9 oz. glass jars.

Our Italian herb blend is perfect accompaniment for sauces, soups, stews and pizza. Sold in .9 oz. glass jars.

Grilled Yukon Gold Potatoes with Garlic and Herbs

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Grilled Yukon Gold Potatoes with Garlic and Herbs

Grilled Yukon Gold Potatoes with Garlic and Herbs

4 large Yukon gold potatoes 2 tablespoons freshly chopped thyme leaves 2 teaspoons minced garlic 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil Gray salt or salt of your choice and freshly ground black pepper Rosemary sprigs Before grilling the potatoes, simmer them in salted water until fork tender. Preheat a grill on medium-high heat. * Slice the… Read More »

4 large Yukon gold potatoes 2 tablespoons freshly chopped thyme leaves 2 teaspoons minced garlic 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil Gray salt or salt of your choice and freshly ground black pepper Rosemary sprigs Before grilling the potatoes, simmer them in salted water until fork tender. Preheat a grill on medium-high heat. * Slice the… Read More »

Grilled Zucchini Roll-Ups With Herbs and Cheese

Grilled Zucchini Roll-Ups With Herbs and Cheese

Grilled Zucchini Roll-Ups With Herbs and Cheese

Grilled Zucchini Roll-Ups With Herbs and Cheese

3 small zucchini (about 1/2 pound each), cut lengthwise into 1/4-inch-thick slices 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/8 teaspoon salt, plus more to taste 1/16 teaspoon of freshly ground black pepper, plus more to taste 1 1/2 ounces fresh goat cheese 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley 1/2 teaspoon fresh lemon juice 2 cups lightly packed spinach… Read More »

3 small zucchini (about 1/2 pound each), cut lengthwise into 1/4-inch-thick slices 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/8 teaspoon salt, plus more to taste 1/16 teaspoon of freshly ground black pepper, plus more to taste 1 1/2 ounces fresh goat cheese 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley 1/2 teaspoon fresh lemon juice 2 cups lightly packed spinach… Read More »

Salmon Hash with Yukon Gold Potatoes and Herbs

Salmon Hash with Yukon Gold Potatoes and Herbs

Salmon Hash with Yukon Gold Potatoes and Herbs

Salmon Hash with Yukon Gold Potatoes and Herbs

From the share: 2 pounds Yukon Gold, or Yellow Finn potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch dice From your kitchen: 4 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 large yellow onion, cut into 1/2-inch dice 2 stalks celery, halved lengthwise, then cut crosswise into 1/2-inch-thick slices 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill 2 teaspoons minced fresh thyme leaves 1… Read More »

From the share: 2 pounds Yukon Gold, or Yellow Finn potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch dice From your kitchen: 4 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 large yellow onion, cut into 1/2-inch dice 2 stalks celery, halved lengthwise, then cut crosswise into 1/2-inch-thick slices 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill 2 teaspoons minced fresh thyme leaves 1… Read More »

Beets and Herbs Salad

Beets and Herbs Salad

Beets and Herbs Salad

Beets and Herbs Salad

1 1/2 pounds baby beets (weighed after trimming) 4 tablespoons olive oil 2 teaspoons each chopped basil, tarragon, chives and mint 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon sherry vinegar Freshly ground black pepper 1.    Heat the oven to 375 degrees. Lay a large sheet of aluminum foil on a baking sheet. Scrub the beets and… Read More »

1 1/2 pounds baby beets (weighed after trimming) 4 tablespoons olive oil 2 teaspoons each chopped basil, tarragon, chives and mint 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon sherry vinegar Freshly ground black pepper 1.    Heat the oven to 375 degrees. Lay a large sheet of aluminum foil on a baking sheet. Scrub the beets and… Read More »

8 Steps for Freezing Herbs in Oil

8 Steps for Freezing Herbs in Oil

8 Steps for Freezing Herbs in Oil

8 Steps for Freezing Herbs in Oil

1.    Choose firm, fresh herbs, ideally from the market or your own garden. 2.    If you wish, you can chop them fine. Or leave them in larger sprigs and leaves. Here I froze a combination of finely-chopped and whole herbs such as rosemary, fennel stalk, sage, and oregano. 3.    Pack the wells of ice cube… Read More »

1.    Choose firm, fresh herbs, ideally from the market or your own garden. 2.    If you wish, you can chop them fine. Or leave them in larger sprigs and leaves. Here I froze a combination of finely-chopped and whole herbs such as rosemary, fennel stalk, sage, and oregano. 3.    Pack the wells of ice cube… Read More »