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Blue Cheese & Jerusalem Artichokes

Posted on November 11th, 2019 by Tessa DeMaster

This is an exciting time of year for the cheese business, Haven Farmstead.  After putting hundreds of pound of milk into molds and then into the cheese cave, we are finally pulling aged Blue Cheese out to sell.  This is your chance to try it first and to see if you'd like more for your upcoming holiday parties and gifts.

Haven Farmstead Table  has gift baskets and is shipping across the continent. Even if you don't think you like Blue Cheese, you should try this. It's nothing like what you might buy in a grocery store.


Mystery Fall Vegetable

This is a root...of a flower.

The Jerusalem artichoke is related to the sunflower.  In fact, that famous painting by Claude Monet?

It's Jerusalem Artichokes!

The edible roots are knobby, kind of like ginger, with crisp white flesh, like a cross between a potato and a water chestnut.

It will be an interesting vegetable for you to try when we offer them closer to the end of the season.  This week I'm going to give my Jerusalem Artichokes a good scrub and then slice and pan fry them.  We'll see how the kids like them.  I'll experiment with a few other ways to use them and then let you know. 

Maybe they pair well with Blue Cheese? Who knows?

Have a great week!

We'll Keep Farming for You!