Recipes

Valentine’s Day Stories

Valentine’s Day is coming quickly; this year the day falls on the Tuesday right after our Family Day holiday. What could be better than a long week-end followed by romance? To help you remember to celebrate this special day and … Continue reading

Pumpkin Cobbler

This recipe is a family favorite. When the kids moved away from home this was the one recipe they e-mailed home for. It’s a huge favorite at potlucks. It’s a great cold weather treat. And because it’s full of dairy … Continue reading

Sizzling Summer Event – September Give Away

It’s now September and summer did come for a few weeks, but the weather really took a wrong turn the past week! We’re going to try with some more give-aways to heat up your summer and get you ready for … Continue reading

Cooking sausages to perfection, every time – Tips from Urban Digs

Sausages are tasty, but unless they’re cooked properly, the results can be less than awesome. Cooking a sausage is no different than cooking a steak, if you rush, you’ll be disappointed, but if you take the care and the time, … Continue reading

Baba Ganoush

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Here’s a classic eggplant recipe from the Applebarn Taves Family Farm. Ingredients • 4 medium eggplant • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil • 1/2 tsp sea salt • 2 tbsp lemon juice • 2 cloves garlic, smashed and peeled … Continue reading

Raspberry Iced Tea

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A perfect summer drink to cool you and your family down this summer. Can be made with any of your favorite BC Farm Fresh berry! Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: A few minutes Makes: About 6 (1 cup) servings … Continue reading

Macaroni with Wiener Sauce

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Retro is in! And Lepp Farm Market is sharing a retro recipe that is sure to bring back some memories. As a new bride I worked at Hooge’s Fabrics in Abbotsford, (long-time Abbotsford residents will remember them!) and my co-worker, … Continue reading

Orange Cream Scones With BC Strawberry Cream Cheese Spread

2 cups (500 ml) all purpose flour ¼ cup (50 ml) granulated sugar 1 Tbsp (15 ml) baking powder ½ tsp (2 ml) salt ¼ tsp (1 ml) cinnamon Finely grated peel from 1 orange ¼ cup (50 ml) cold … Continue reading

BC Strawberry Streusel Pie

Filling: 5 cups (1.25 L) BC STRAWBERRIES, washed, hulled and halved ¼ cup (50 ml) granulated sugar ¼ cup (50 ml) instant tapioca 2 Tbsp (25 ml) butter ½ tsp (2 ml) cinnamon 1 Tbsp (15 ml) fresh squeezed lemon … Continue reading

BC Strawberry Hazelnut Flan

Fresh BC strawberries and dark chocolate go together to make a mouthwatering dessert with lots of eye appeal!  Crust: ¾ cup (175 ml) finely ground hazelnuts, lightly toasted 1¼ cup (300 ml) all purpose flour 3 Tbsp (45 ml) granulated … Continue reading

BC Strawberry Granola Trifle

Delicious for breakfast or served as a dessert! 2 cups (500 ml) plain low fat yogurt 1 Tbsp (15 ml) icing sugar ¼ tsp (1 ml) almond flavoring 2 cups (500 ml) good quality granola 3 cups (750 ml) BC … Continue reading

BC Strawberry Bruschetta

Fresh BC Strawberries and Brie cheese make a delightful combination for a light brunch!  1 (675 g) unsliced loaf French or Italian bread 1 lb (500g) Brie or Camembert cheese 3 cups (750 ml) BC STRAWBERRIES, washed & hulled ¼ … Continue reading

Auntie Alice’s Raspberry Cake

A delicious cake with Raspberries on top, this is a traditional recipe on the raspberry farm. It’s wonderful hot, but it’s equally delicious the next day, when the juice sets in a bit. 1/3 cup margarine 1 cup sugar 1 … Continue reading

Roasted Corn and Blueberry Relish

2 ears corn, unshucked 1 large jalapeno pepper, chopped finely ½ medium red pepper, diced ½ medium red onion, finely chopped 5 T (75 ml) lime juice 2½ T (37 ml) olive oil 2 cloves garlic ¼ cup(60 ml) cilantro, … Continue reading

Blueberry Melon Salsa

YIELD = 6 SERVINGS 2 cups 500 ml BC blueberries 1 cup 250 ml honeydew melon, diced ½ cup 125 ml red onion, diced ¼ cup 60 ml cilantro, chopped 3 Tbsp 45 ml lime juice 1 Tbsp 15 ml … Continue reading

Blueberry Marmalade

3 cups (750 ml) blueberries, fresh/frozen 3 cups (750 ml) sugar 2 limes 1 lemon

Blueberry Banana Loaf

YIELD = 12 SERVINGS 3 large bananas 2 Tbsp 30 ml buttermilk ½ cup 120 ml margarine, melted 1 cup 250 ml sugar 2 cups 500 ml flour ½ tsp 2 ml cinnamon 1 tsp 4 ml baking powder ½ … Continue reading

BC Blueberry Peach Crisp

YIELD – 12 SERVINGS 4 cups 1L BC blueberries, fresh or frozen 3 cups 750 ml peaches, fresh or frozen, peeled and cut in ½" slices 2 Tbsp 30 ml lemon juice 1 tsp 4 ml grated lemon rind ½ … Continue reading