News / farmer's market
Aug 23, 2013
Sweet Summertime and we are enjoying fruits and vegetables at their peak flavors as markets are overflowing with the bounty of Summer. You'll see the many fruit pies we offer from peach to berry in many varieties. New to our collection is the Tomato Pie which captures that "just picked" flavor in a savory Parmesan crust. This makes a perfect light lunch or dinner and is also a nice accompaniment to grilled meat, chicken or seafood.If you have ingredients you'd like us to add (mushrooms, spinach, eggplant, olives, artichokes to name a few,) just let us know at the time...
Jul 15, 2013
Saturday at sunset I took a drive across the river to Eckerts in Belleville, IL to pick up some "just picked." It was a beautiful evening and I forced myself to stay on task and not linger too long. We've had a good amount of rain so the fields of corn are lush and better yet the peach crop abundant. The warm breeze was delightful as I drove back, windows down, with the car full of peaches. An hour or two later the ovens were filled with peach pies, juicy peach pies. At least three times I spooned out the...
Jul 10, 2013
The mid summer is here. The chorus of cicadas fills the backyard, fireflies are loving the warm, humid nights, and be sure to savor the longest hours of daylight. Local peaches are here and that is a celebration in itself. We are taking full advantage of the bounty of Summer. A summer favorite is a slice of fresh peach pie. There are not a lot of ingredients used in our peach pies. As with all of our pies, we want you to enjoy all the flavor of the fruit so we keep it simple. This season you have a number...