Vegan Scallops

Vegan Scallops Did you know that the stems of royal trumpet mushrooms make the PERFECT scallop shape? Plus, they also happen to have the perfect scallop texture, which makes them the ideal mushroom for vegan scallops! Ingredients: 1 Pound Royal Trumpet Mushrooms (or King Oyster) 1 Tablespoon olive oil, plus more for brushing ¼ teaspoon sea salt […]

Parmesan Garlic Delicata Squash (+ Make it Vegan!)

Parmesan Garlic Delicata Squash This recipe is super easy to prepare, plus you don’t have to peel the skin on the delicata squash! Scroll down for tips on how to make this delicious dish vegan. Ingredients: 1 medium delicata squash (about 1 ¼ pounds) 2 teaspoons minced garlic (about 2 cloves) 3 tablespoons melted butter […]

Norman’s Gazpacho

Norman’s Gazpacho Our farm in Woodbine, MD has been referred to as a “gazpacho farm” since we grow all of the vegetables needed to make this delicious summertime treat! Ingredients: 1.5-2lbs of Roma tomatoes (stems removed and chopped) 1 slicing cucumber (sliced) 1/2 green bell pepper (seeds removed and chopped) 3 cloves of garlic (peeled) […]

Easy Sautéed Napa Cabbage

Easy Sautéed Napa Cabbage A flavorful way to enjoy Norman’s grown Napa cabbage that is easy to make and ready in less than 10 minutes. The cabbage takes on the flavors of all the other ingredients perfectly! Ingredients:  1 medium Napa cabbage 1 tbsp. grapeseed oil (you can also use canola or olive oil) 1 garlic clove, minced 1 tsp. minced fresh […]

Summertime Succotash

by Francesca Patterson The word Succotash is derived from its original Native American name, which is msíckquatash. That word translates to ‘whole boiled corn kernels’, one of the three main ingredients for this plate. This recipe is also characterized by lima beans and sweet peppers, such as bell peppers or bullhorns. Succotash is a summertime salad […]

Spring Pasta Salad w/ Asparagus, Radishes & Snap Peas

By Francesca Patterson Having dinner outside is one of my favorite activities ever. I love to set the table nicely, pour glasses of wine, and cook something beautiful. This week the sun was hot and it was the perfect opportunity to do just that (even though it messes with my allergies). Everything about this pasta […]

Butternut Squash & Sage Fritters

By Francesca Patterson It is the first official week of Fall, and we are filling the markets with the classics of this season’s harvest, one of the tastiest being Fall squash! Butternut squash is a timeless favorite because it has the warm and sweet flavors of Autumn while still being a nutrient-dense option. These fritters […]

Norman’s Gazpacho

By Francesca Patterson Through my years of working with Norman’s Farm Market, I have learned that the best and most efficient way of describing their farm is by calling it a gazpacho farm (or a ratatouille farm, that gets the point across too). Their land produces all the necessary ingredients for this classic cold summer […]

Roasted Jerusalem Artichokes & Kale

May is finally gracing us with its presence after this seemingly endless March and April. The May flowers that come from April showers are well worth the wait though. While browsing the choices of our local produce this week, the Jerusalem artichoke stood out to me as the most unique. I had so many questions […]

Hearty Grain and Chickpea Tomato Soup

Hello, Norman’s readers! It seems there is no better time to come back to share my recipes than now. At this time, most of us are doing our part to combat the pandemic by staying put at home. This mandatory time in my house has quickly propelled me into the position as head chef of […]