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Veggie harvest
Vol. 12 No. 9

The Pumpkin Bread from 2 Sisters Baking Company invites creativity. Toast it for an open-faced sandwich that makes a great breakfast or brunch item: Pumpkin Bread Sandwich with Creamed Greens and Egg Over Easy, above.

Add probiotics to your eggs the tasty way, with Sonoma Brinerys Curtido, a Central American style of sauerkraut: Savory Egg White Scramble with Curtido and Broccoli, above.

Mario Batalli has commented that “Jenkins Jellies Hell Fire Pepper Jelly dances right on the edge of spicy and sweet in a delicious tango of provocation and pleasure.” Try it on Crostini with Avocado and Hell Fire Pepper Jelly, above.

There are almost endless variations on quiche, and it is a perfect meal at any time of day. The crust is the important constant, and this one is made with All-Purpose Flour from Giusto's Specialty Foods: Spinach and Bacon Quiche.

Pacific Pickle Works takes the grilled cheese sandwich to an entirely different level. First with tasty cheese choices, and then with the addition of two of their pickled vegetables: award-winning Brussizzle Sprouts and Asparagusto: Gouda Pickled Grilled Cheese Sandwich, above.

Vegetables become so sweet when they are roasted. For instance, GC Oven-Roasted Brussels Sprouts, above, made with oils and seasonings from GC Napa Valley Culinary.

Mendocino Mustard jazzes up any dish. Along with rosemary, Seeds & Suds Mustard makes the potatoes from your grill something special. Mustard & Rosemary Potatoes, above.

"Eat what bugs you" is the advice of Chirps Chips, makers of soy, grain, and gluten free snacks made from high protein cricket flour. Try them with Creamy Cauliflower Dip, above.

The Italian grain called farro has been gaining in popularity, party because it is so versatile matched with other flavors. Farro, Radicchio, and Roasted Beet Salad, above, is made with Semi-Pearled Farro from 21 Missions Organics.

Pernicious Pickling Co. makes multiple award-winning pickled vegetables, including Pickled Red Beets, Pickled Cauliflower Sweet Hurry Curry, Pickled Carrots with Ginger & Spice, and Bread & Pickles, pictured above.

These roll-ups look so pretty and taste so great that it's a good idea to have plenty on hand for your next gathering. Cowboy BBQ's Sweet & Spicy Jalapeño Relish is the key ingredient in Cowboy Cucumber Pinwheels, above.

In honor of the season, Elegant Brie offers their delectable pastry-wrapped brie with a football design, above. You choose the design and the filling. Try the Jalapeño, Artichoke Heart and Garlic Filling.

Creamy Vegetable Tortilla Soup, above, is loaded with veggies (and you can add cooked chicken). Then it's topped with avocado, tortilla chips and delicious Mrs. A's Salsa Buena.

Arawak Farm specializes in the flavors derived from the culinary culture of his Caribbean Arawak Indian heritage. His Mango Pineapple Pepper Sauce gives exciting flavors to Summer Squash Sauté.

A delicious way to get your veggies, Joyloop makes zucchini and sweet potato spirals, as well as cauliflower and sweet potato "rice." Use the zucchini spirals to make Asian Salad, above.

Start with a pizza crust made by Outer Aisle Gourmet from cauliflower, no starches, rice flours, or oils. Then top with shrimp and Greek salad ingredients, for Greek Pizza – Outer Aisle Gourmet Style, above.

One of the exceptional condiments from Jimtown Store is the essential ingredient in Navy Bean Salad with Jimtown Chopped Olive Spread, above.

Visit the Alexander Valley in Sonoma County during harvest season and enjoy coffee or lunch at Jimtown Store. Then take home one of their choices of condiments.

For this salad recipe, use a combination of red and yellow beets and roast them for sweetness. The salad also features one of the fresh goat cheeses from goat cheese specialists Cypress Grove: Beet Salad with Ms. Natural Goat Cheese, above.

With their wild-harvested Fennel Pollen and their Fennel Pollen Fleur de Sel, Pollen Ranch has created a twist on the classic caprese salad and made these appetizers: Lemon Goat Cheese Caprese with Fennel Pollen, above.

Use Tuscan Temptation, one of the all-natural rubs from Rockin' Rubs, with mushrooms, tomatoes, red bell pepper, jalapeños, and asparagus to give serious flavor to this outstanding Tuscan Temptation Pasta with Chicken, above.

Mini Spinach and Roasted Red Pepper Souffles, above, are tasty morsels made by The Perfect Bite Co. with spinach, red peppers, and onions in a creamy gruyere custard. Just one of the no-fuss gourmet appetizers to choose from that they make, which go directly from oven to serving platter.

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