Posts Tagged "Maine Farming"

Sodding Suggestions- Native Hay-Scented Ferns

Hay-Scented Ferns – Dennstaedita   Specifics: Scientific Name: Dennstaedita Common Name: Hay-Scented Ferns Hardiness: USDA zone 3 – 8 How Sold: In slabs approximately 16″ x 24″  Contact us today to purchase some for your yard project! Landscape use: Reserve Hay-scented Ferns (so called because the 36″ fronds do indeed smell of hay when bruised) for locations where you need to cover large expanses quickly and inexpensively with something deer resistant, attractive, and undemanding. They add fabulous texture to woodlands and landscape plantings. Description: Hay-scented Fern...

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Sodding Suggestions- Native Blueberry

Blueberry Sod – Vaccinium angustifolium   Specifics: Scientific Name: Vaccinium angustifolium Common Name: Lowbush Blueberry Hardiness: USDA zones 3-7 How Sold: In slabs approximately 16″ x 24″  Contact us today to purchase some for your yard project! Landscape Use: Ground cover for dry, acidic soil, protective cover for ground-nesting birds and other wildlife, attracts pollinators. Description: Clusters of white flowers bloom in spring, followed by tasty blue berries in summer. The fruit is a favorite among humans as well as birds, small mammals and box turtles. Lowbush...

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Southwest Potato Corn Chowder

Prep Time: 35 mins. – Cook Time: 35 mins. – Serves: 5 Ingredients: 6 unpeeled med. red potatoes (1.5 lb), cut into ½” cubes 3 cups chicken broth (from 32-oz carton) 1 ¼ teaspoons sugar ½ teaspoon garlic salt ¼ teaspoon pepper 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne) 1 ½ cups frozen corn 1/3 cup chopped roasted red bell pepper 1/3 cup all-purpose flour 1 cup milk 1 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese (4 oz) 1 container (6 oz) Greek Fat Free plain yogurt 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro 4 medium green onions, finely chopped (1/4 cup) 4 slices bacon, crisply cooked and...

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Side Delight Food Blogger Challenge- Recipe #6

Potato Fajita Bowl Recipe By: Colleen Kennedy – Souffle Bombay Prep Time: 5 Mins. – Cook Time: 20 Mins. – Servings: 2 INGREDIENTS 1 avocado 1 lime Kosher salt & black pepper1 large Vidalia onion 2 red peppers 2 ears corn (optional) 1 package Side Delights® Steamables™  Red Potatoes (or your favorite variety) One 1-1½ pound piece beef tenderloin (filet mignon) 1 jalapeno sliced thin Scallions for garnish INSTRUCTIONS Make a quick guacamole with your avocados by slicing them open, scraping out the flesh (discard the pit). and mashing it to a creamy texture with the back...

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Side Delight Food Blogger Challenge- Recipe #1

Southwest Potato Bowl Recipe By: Cindy Gordan – Vegetarian Mamma Ingredients 2 bags of fingerling Side Delights® Steamables™ (4 cups of cooked fingerling potatoes), cut into bite sized pieces 1 can of black beans, drained and rinsed 1.5 c of fresh sweet corn, off the cob 3 medium tomatoes. diced 1 bunch of fresh cilantro, chopped and stems removed ¾ c red onion, diced 4 green onions, whites and greens diced more cilantro for garnish Instructions Prepare the potatoes. Once potatoes are prepared, divide equally into 4 bowls or containers. You should have about 1 cup per bowl. Equally...

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