Slow Food USA Blog
Reflections, insights and news about the food movement and “going Slow”
Ark of Taste Recipe: Long Island Cheese Pumpkin - Black Bean-Pumpkin Burgers with Cilantro Yogurt Sauce
Nov. 29, 2016
For a savory spin on pumpkin, these delicious burgers use pureed Long Island Cheese Pumpkin and black beans to make a hearty, vegetarian burger.
Ark of Taste Recipe: Long Island Cheese Pumpkin - Crockpot Pumpkin Apple Buttah
Nov. 22, 2016
A new spin on apple butter using this sweet and creamy Long Island Cheese Pumpkin. Eat on its own or on toast or in oatmeal.
Reviving the Long Island Cheese Pumpkin
Nov. 17, 2016
Since the 1800s, the Long Island cheese pumpkin has been known for making the best pumpkin pies. But, with the modernization of food production in the mid-20th century, retailers sold fewer seeds of the Long Island cheese pumpkin, and it disappeared entirely from commercial seed catalogs in the 1970s. The Long Island Cheese Project, however, has fought long and hard to give this pumpkin the recognition it deserves. Read more about the pumpkin and a recent chef cook-off celebration.
Ark of Taste Recipe: Long Island Cheese Pumpkin - Easy Gluten-Free Pumpkin Bread
Nov. 10, 2016
Use this sweet and creamy pumpkin in a delicious gluten-free quick bread for a seasonal treat. Make it extra sweet with chocolate chips if the mood strikes you.
Ark of Taste Recipe: Amish Deer Tongue Lettuce - Creamy Avocado Salad with Chickpeas, Parmesan and Lemon Vinaigrette
Sep. 8, 2016
This salad is simple, yet addicting. The creamy avocado coats the delicate leaves of the Amish Deer Tongue Lettuce, and the sharp nuttiness of the Parmesan gives it just the right amount of kick. Mixing the greens by hand is the trick to getting avocado goodness into every last bite.