Viroqua Food Co-op Recipe Blog

Bjorn Bergman

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Bacon & Ramps Skillet Cornbread

Posted by Bjorn Bergman on Mon, Apr 19, 2021 @ 09:45 AM

One pan wonder! Local ramps offer springtime nourishment and a bonus flavor of onion and garlic to an already delicious bacon cornbread!

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Tags: Recipes, Ramps, Bacon, Maple Syrup, easy recipes, Skillet

Ramp It Up! A Spring Pesto Recipe

Posted by Bjorn Bergman on Mon, May 01, 2017 @ 03:56 PM

Ramp Pesto

Prep Time: 10-15mins. 

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Tags: Recipes, Ramp Pesto, Ramps

Sweet Potato Gratin with Caramelized Onions & Sage

Posted by Bjorn Bergman on Wed, Sep 30, 2015 @ 03:48 PM

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Tags: Sweet Potatoes-Yams

Brighten Food Palates with Curried Carrot Ginger Soup!

Posted by Bjorn Bergman on Fri, Feb 20, 2015 @ 03:07 PM

We are grateful to still purchase local carrots from our local farmers... We are also happy to help freshen up our ever-ghostly winter complexions by adding some vitamin A/rich beta carotene to our food palates!

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Tags: Recipes, Ginger, Carrots

Chocolate Beet Cake Recipe

Posted by Bjorn Bergman on Mon, Feb 16, 2015 @ 04:58 PM

Let us tell you a secret – no one is going to realize there are beets in this cake. You don't have to tell anyone, unless you want to!

Beets are so versatile; you can make roasted beets, pickled beets and even Chocolate Beet Cake - which is what we are making today!

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Tags: Recipes, Red Beets, Dessert

Maple Ginger Roasted Root Vegetables Recipe

Posted by Bjorn Bergman on Wed, Jan 09, 2013 @ 09:21 AM

Every year as we come out of the holiday season and dive into the new calendar year, I have trouble shifting my local-food-eating gears. The switch from eating delicious greens (like salad mix, spinach, and kale) over to a wide array of root vegetables (like beets, parsnips, carrots, and turnips) is always difficult for me. It takes a deliberate effort to designate the vegetable portion of my meals to these healthy and local root veggies.

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Tags: Carrots, beet, Parsnips, Rutabaga, Turnips, Root Vegetables