IMG_9748 Beach Plum Shrub That’s a Drink, Not a Plant

Shrub is a colonial soda made with fresh fruit, vinegar, and sugar. This week on the Local Food Report, Elspeth Hay talks with a Wellfleet cook using local beach plums to make this old-fashioned soda. You can find recipes for raspberry shrub and beach plum shrub and a list of cocktail ideas with shrub on Elspeth’s blog, Diary of a Locavore.

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IMG_9680 There’s a Local Eggplant for Every Taste

Eggplants come in many sizes, shapes, and colors. This week on The Local Food Report, Elspeth Hay talks with local growers about what varieties they’re growing and how to cook with them.
There’s a recipe on her blog for caponata, and she’s also put up a guide to the eggplant varieties mentioned in the show.

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IMG_9596 In Wellfleet, a Beach Plum Jelly Recipe from 1932

Wild beach plums are common on dunes across the Cape. This week on the Local Food Report, Elspeth Hay talks with a family in Wellfleet that’s been making and selling beach plum jelly since 1932. You can find a recipe for beach plum jelly on Elspeth’s blog, Diary of a Locavore..

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IMG_9630 Round Summer Squash

Zucchini is the home gardeners’ summer squash of choice. But Wellfleet farmer Victoria Pecoraro prefers varieties that stay small. This week on the Local Food Report, Elspeth talks with Victoria about three round summer squash varieties the size of a cue ball, and gets Victoria’s recipe for Zucchini Parmesan. You can find Victoria’s recipe for Zucchini Parmesan on Elspeth’s blog, Diary of a Locavore.

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