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Strawberry Vinaigrette

Wash and spin some fresh lettuce(I like the crunchy hearts) and chill in fridge under a damp towel.

 

In a nice big bowl, put:

 

                                    7 sliced strawberries

                                    1 Tablespoon Dijon mustard

                                    1 egg yolk

                                    a splash and a half cider vinegar

                                    juice of two blood oranges

                                    a dollop of honey

                                    salt and pepper

                                    1 toe of garlic, chopped

                                     1 finely sliced scallion

Prep:

Abuse this mixture with the back of a large wooden spoon. Further coax it into submission with a wire whip.

Taste it. Need salt and pepper? Need vinegar? Need honey? Okay.

Fit the bowl into a rolled towel formed into a loose donut.

Slowly drizzle good vegetable oil into the bowl while whisking vigorously. Keep it moving. You are incorporating air, so your strokes should find noisy purchase on the sides of the bowl. This makes bubbles. Good thing.

Periodically stop drizzling but don't stop whisking. Whisk. Whisk.

Need more oil? Add it. Taste it...

Look for a velvety sheen.

Toss with lettuce and any other vegetables you might have.

Eat dat.

Strawberry SeasonJune 4th, 2017

Thanks to all the pickers!  Our season is now over for 2017.

Open for strawberry picking!April 22nd, 2017

Strawberries are very early this year!  Great picking now!

Pumpkin availabilityOctober 17th, 2016

The huge amount of rain in a short time has created problems in our Chesapeake field.  We have brought Pungo pumpkins to Chesapeake.  Please read more on our pumpkin page/tab.

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