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Using Fall Produce

Using fresh, seasonal produce is a great way to shop local and enjoy meals that match the weather. Who doesn’t love good, warm comfort food in fall and winter or bright, juicy fruit and corn in summer? If you live at Post House, apartments in Evansville, then you can enjoy easy access to local farmers markets and local farm produce. Here are some tips to take what you find and make it into a delicious meal!

Recipe: Easy Classic Tomato Soup

Who doesn’t love a good tomato soup? It’s the perfect dish that doesn’t require a lot of finesse or fluff. If you do want to dress it up, you can finish with some fresh arugula, croutons, or cherry tomato halves. With just 5 simple steps, you’ll be enjoying a bowl of this fall favorite. It’s also easy to adapt the recipe to make it vegan!

Ingredients from the farmers market:

• Large onion
• Carrots
• Fresh tomatoes
• Honey
• Basil leaves
• Bonus: grab some crusty bread to dip in your soup!

Recipe: Apple Cider Chicken

One pot is all it takes to cook this juicy, fragrant chicken dish. It will also pair well with a side of sauteed vegetables, another easy item to find at a local farmers market.

Ingredients from the farmers market:

• Locally raised chicken
• Vidalia onion (or another sweet onion)
• Granny smith apples (or another tart apple)
• Garlic
• Thyme
• Apple cider

Recipe: Air Fryer Pumpkin Biscuits

Besides the fact that air fryer biscuits sound amazing, this recipe also uses a fall favorite: pumpkin spice. Get in the mood for harvest festivals and cozy sweaters with this easy air fryer recipe. Only four simple steps stand between you and golden biscuits

Ingredients from the farmers market:

• Pie pumpkins
• Buttermilk

Recipe: Stuffed Acorn Squash

This recipe has it all. Enjoy soft, baked squash filled with veggies and cheese–and topped with even more cheese! It’s a perfect dish to cook up after a crisp, fall day.

Ingredients from the farmers market:

• Acorn squash
• Italian sausage
• Baby bella mushrooms
• Red onion
• Garlic
• Thyme

Recipe: BBQ Chicken and Apple Bread Pudding

This savory comfort food combo has all the hallmarks of a new family favorite. Follow four simple steps to fall food heaven.

Ingredients from the farmers market:

• Sweet onion
• Eggs
• Chicken
• Locally-made BBQ sauce
• Small green apple
• Cornbread (Buying it premade saves a step!)

If you’re looking for a prime location for seasonal foods, then take a tour at Post House. Our downtown Evansville apartments are close to the Evansville Farmers Market, Bud’s Farm Market, and more. And if you shop seasonally because you want to live a sustainable lifestyle, we are a community that includes green initiatives and a focus on sustainability. Ready to learn more? Call us at: (812)-308-4197.