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Recipes – Tested in Charlotte Lepp’s Kitchen!

“All my life, I’ve cooked and baked, pursuing new tastes and flavours to share with my family and friends. We’ve collected some of our favourites here as well as including updated versions of some all-time comfort food classics. I hope these inspire you to get around the table with your family and share a meal.” – Charlotte Lepp

These recipes are fun to make and enjoy together. Almost all the ingredients can be found right in Lepp Farm Market, so you won’t have to hunt around searching for them. If you have any questions, be sure to ask, our staff will be happy to help.

 

Phantom Rhubarb Streusel Muffins

Phantom Rhubarb Muffins, so named because they tend to disappear quickly, are the perfect way to open the season of cooking with local fruit. I realize that rhubarb is technically a vegetable, but since it’s generally used in sweet preparations, we’ll place it in the fruit category.  It’s the perfect recipe for the aspiring young chef in your house since all it requires is two bowls and a spatula and takes more time to assemble the ingredients than actually preparing the muffins. Since they’re so quick to prepare, you won’t mind that they’ve vanished by the end of the day!

 

Rhubarb Almond Cake

What a pleasant surprise it is every year when you glance out at what has been a mostly barren garden over the past winter months, and BAM- seemingly overnight a crop of fresh, local Rhubarb appears! This beautiful Bon Apetit cake recipe caught my eye with it’s crystallized sugar crust and strips of vibrant purplish-red local rhubarb.

 

Rhubarb Simple Syrup

These bright pink stocks are a welcome sight, especially when it means it’s time to break out that canning kit and make some simple syrup for backyard or balcony cocktails to come.

 

Easy & Quick Weeknight Dinner Recipes

Whether you’ve been having an incredibly busy day or are just too tired to whip up something fancy for dinner, we’ve got tons of quick & easy weeknight dinner recipes for you to try out.