Facebook: Round-up time!

facebookAfter much wrangling and thought, I finally managed to get a farm fan page up on Facebook!  Who woulda thunk it could be so hard?

So, it’s round-up time in the Spring.  We’re inviting our friends and neighbors to become Facebook Fans of CM Farms!  It’s not about just being neighborly and reading about our farm news — we will be announcing specials from the Country Market, posting coupons, photos and more.

What are you hanging around for?  Git on over to Facebook and become our fan!

Watermelon Ice

6 tablespoons sugar
4 lime leaves (kaffir leaves)
1/2 cup water
1 1/2 pounds seedless watermelon
In a sauce pan, over medium-low heat, add water, sugar and lime leaves. Heat until sugar dissolves and remove from heat;  pour in a large bowl and allow to cool.
Remove watermelon rinds and place water melon chunks into a food processor and pulse until it becomes slushy. Add watermelon slush to the sugar mixture.
Chill 4 hours. Strain and freeze until firm.
Thaw in the refrigerator for 1/2-hour before serving.

watermelonIceIngredients:
6 tablespoons sugar
4 lime leaves (kaffir leaves)
1/2 cup water
1 1/2 pounds seedless watermelon

How to make it:
In a sauce pan, over medium-low heat, add water, sugar and lime leaves. Heat until sugar dissolves and remove from heat;  pour in a large bowl and allow to cool. Remove watermelon rinds and place water melon chunks into a food processor and pulse until it becomes slushy. Add watermelon slush to the sugar mixture. Chill 4 hours. Strain and freeze until firm.

Thaw in the refrigerator for 1/2-hour before serving.

Source:  RecipeTips.com

Cantaloupe Salsa

By Cheri Sicard/FabulousFoods.com
A great salsa to serve with grilled chicken, fish or pork.
Ingredients:
1/2 large ripe cantaloupe
3/4 cup finely diced red and or yellow bell pepper
1/4 cup finely chopped cilantro
1/4 cup finely chopped scallions
juice of 1 lime
salt and crushed pepper flakes to taste
Instructions:
Remove seeds and rind from cantaloupe. Chop cantaloupe into very small cubes. Add remaining ingredients. Chill.

salsaA great salsa to serve with grilled chicken, fish or pork.

Ingredients:
1/2 large ripe cantaloupe
3/4 cup finely diced red and or yellow bell pepper
1/4 cup finely chopped cilantro
1/4 cup finely chopped scallions
juice of 1 lime
salt and crushed pepper flakes to taste

Instructions:
Remove seeds and rind from cantaloupe. Chop cantaloupe into very small cubes. Add remaining ingredients. Chill.

Source:  Cheri Sicard/FabulousFoods.com

It was a great Fall season!

CM Farms want to say Thank You to everyone that came out to the Farm this Fall!  We hope you all had as much fun as we did getting LOST and learning about the farm.