Cool Cooking to Beat the Heat! The dog days of summer are upon us. With temps soaring into the 90s and the humidity following suit, the last thing we want to do is turn on the oven or stand over a sizzling hot pan for hours. Whether you’re cooking for yourself or for a large group, Foxhollow provides the staples necessary to help you beat the heat while filling bellies and bringing smiles.
Here at the farm, we pride ourselves with providing the best quality beef, chicken, pork, lamb and salmon. Fortunately, we are also privy to a vast number of seasonal veggies and other produce. We make it easy for any level cook to create delicious meals that keep you out of the kitchen, spending more time staying cool. To make things even more convenient, Foxhollow now offers delivery for all orders. Simply go to our website, place an order and click delivery. Most deliveries can be on your doorstep within the next week or two. Shopping with Foxhollow Farm makes cooking in the heat much more doable, and maybe even enjoyable!
Firing up the grill is one of our go-to ways of cooking during the summer months. One recipe that comes to mind is delicious Flank Steak Fajitas. This meal takes about 30 minutes from start to finish and includes high-quality Foxhollow Flank Steak, as well as seasonal jalapeño and bell peppers available at our Foxhollow market. The whole meal can be done on the grill and is sure to please even the pickiest eaters. Another perk of grill cooking is the minimal cleanup. The use of tin foil on the grill with the veggies makes this possible. You’ll be back in the pool in no time!
The use of the crockpot or Instant Pot is another way to beat the heat in the kitchen this summer. Our delicious whole chickens, quarters, or breasts are perfect stars to any slow cooking recipe. Simply plug it in, add your ingredients, set your timer and get back to the lake! Once everyone comes paddling back to the house, a full tasty meal is ready! Cleanup is also especially easy when using these appliances.
An appliance new to the summer cooking game is the Air Fryer. Ever tried air fried Lamb Chops? Have an outdoor dinner party coming up? Want to impress those out-of-town guests with an elegant, delicious meal? Who says elegant must take forever and heat up the kitchen? Simply coat your Foxhollow lamb chops in olive oil, add your herbs place in the air fryer basket in a single layer, cook for 10-12 minutes and ta-da! High end, delicious dinner in minutes! Check out this great recipe. To complete the meal, add crispy air fryer potatoes, and a cool cucumber and tomato salad with feta.
Whether your summer takes you poolside, lakeside, or inside your car for hours, Foxhollow Farms will surely be your go-to provider for keeping you out of the hot kitchen, lessen your time at the grocery store, and back to the things that help make your summer the best it can be. Let the oven take a break this summer and give some of these cool ways of cooking a try!