Archive for 'Weekly Recipes' Category

Peas Perfect Partner

By treatyrockbeef - Last updated: Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Hello May !!  So nice to see you again and may I say you look lovely in your bewildering array of greens.  I marvel at your endless variety of colors – the bright chartreuse of leafed-out oaks, the dusty gray-green of the gnarled old apple tree, the dark blue-green of the lilacs in bloom and [...]

My New Dependence Issue

By treatyrockbeef - Last updated: Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Farmers Market Friends: Several years ago I made a friend through Cub Scouts whose son was in Pack 3 Hope Valley with my boy Colin.  Chatting on one of our hikes while the kids were scrambling around boulders Scott shared with me his passion for making hot sauce and BBQ rubs.  Would I like to maybe try [...]

The Search for the Perfect Beef Dessert

By treatyrockbeef - Last updated: Saturday, February 19, 2011

Hello Farmers Market Friends: While looking for yearling grass-fed beef cattle for sale on the web a few days ago, I came across the impressive Lakota Ranch that grows handsome Red Devons on 700 acres of Virginia pasture.  Their 30-year commitment to the breed has resulted in a line of full-fleshing, hardy animals known for [...]

A Super Bowl Of Chili

By treatyrockbeef - Last updated: Thursday, February 10, 2011

Hello Farmers Market Friends: Late this afternoon millions of people will gather around televisions, don foam headgear, revive the friendly bratwurst vs. kielbasa debate, and consume great quantities of comfort food in fellowship as the spectacle of the American football match comes to its yearly conclusion.  Cheeseheads and Stillers Fans will approach tables bending under [...]


By treatyrockbeef - Last updated: Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Several weeks ago I made a beef borscht for our Saturday tasting and have had several requests for the recipe.  Borscht (barszcz) is a hearty beet soup native to the Ukranian and Polish countryside that features root vegetables and cabbage – things that keep well through the colder months.  A woman at the market told [...]

Fall Into a Bowl

By treatyrockbeef - Last updated: Monday, October 25, 2010

Certain dishes capture the spirit of a season.  Find the flavor profile that captures and transports you to the moments, sounds and senses of a time and place with people you love.  What’s yours ?? At our house it would be marinated grilled rabbit over pea tendrils with parsleyed potatos for a spring repast.  Summer finds corn [...]

South Coast Magazine Features Chef Robert Cassi and Treaty Rock Farm Stew Recipe

By admin - Last updated: Tuesday, October 5, 2010

We are pleased to welcome chef Robert Cassi and the Airport Grille in New Bedford to the Treaty Rock Farm family.  Robert takes local food seriously and sources much of his produce and meats from southern New England farms and purveyors.  Hand-crafted, house-made seasonal dishes enjoy signature presentations in his dining room.   An ongoing commitment to traditional foodways made grass-fed, dry-aged beef a [...]

Kids in the Kitchen

By treatyrockbeef - Last updated: Monday, July 19, 2010

Howdy Farmers Market Friends:   Each of us are entrusted with important gifts to pass along to our children and other kids too.  Among these – a foundation of good manners, a healthy revulsion for the New York Yankees and a love of food and cooking.  The kid who doesn’t learn family foodways soon finds [...]

The Abbondanza Papers

By treatyrockbeef - Last updated: Thursday, July 8, 2010

When I was a kid, my friends and I quickly learned which of the neighborhood houses were the right ones to show up at just around mealtime.  This was where I learned the Old World term abbondanza – abundance, plenty, copiousness.

My Supper Has A First Name

By treatyrockbeef - Last updated: Wednesday, June 16, 2010

My son and I attended an organizational meeting last evening for the RI Raised Livestock Association annual Fundraising Dinner to be called the Carnivores Carnival.  Thought I would mention it since each of you who (1) value local natural seasonal food and (2) make the conscious choice of “mindful eating” would surely groove to this [...]