Dredge in cornmeal and fry whole to serve on its own or as part of a Fritto Misto, it is often used in Japanese Tempura, slice it thin to thicken soups and Gumbo, chop it and cook quickly into stir-fries and curries.
R. Kelley Farm
This week we are featuring R. Kelley Farm in the Sacramento Delta. Ron Kelley, a life long Delta resident, owns and operates a 50 acre U-Pick farm located on the River Road, a few miles south of the town of Freeport. Ron grows a variety of fruits and vegetables including melons, tomatoes, corn, okra, black-eyed peas, eggplant, collard greens and peppers. We are currently offering the following items from R. Kelley Farm: Ambrosia Melon-Very sweet & floral with tender, pale orange flesh.