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What was in the Shares: 2017 Season Week 12, April 5th & 6th

By | 2017-04-07T07:07:16+00:00 April 7th, 2017|CSA|

[twocol_one] What was in the Shares 2017 Season Week 12 Regular "Choice" Share Broccoli Carrots Cauliflower * Chard Garlic, Green Kale, Lacinato Lemons, Meyer Lettuce, Baby Romaine Oranges, Navel ** Larger Share (no longer available to new members) Beets, Red Broccoli Carrots Cauliflower * Chard Garlic, Green Kale, Lacinato Leeks Lemons, Meyer Lettuce, Baby Romaine [...]

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Greek Spinach

By | 2017-04-03T10:15:38+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|Recipes|

Ingredients: 2 pounds spinach, rinsed well Handful of fresh oregano 2 green garlic, minced Juice of 1 lemon Olive oil to moisten Sea salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste Chopped scallions for topping Directions: 1. Blanch the spinach in a pot of boiling water for about 1 minute. Remove immediately and rinse under cold [...]

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Fresh Thyme and Green Garlic Soup

By | 2017-04-03T10:10:12+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|Recipes|

Ingredients: 1 bunch of green garlic, trimmed, save the greens for a stock 1 bunch fresh thyme, about 12 sprigs, or 4 fresh sage leaves, or 3 fresh tarragon leaves, or 1 small bunch of fresh marjoram, or 1 large bunch parsley 1 quart chicken broth Juice of 1 lemon Sea salt and freshly ground [...]

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Greek Leek and Rice Salad

By | 2017-04-03T10:05:19+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|Recipes|

Ingredients 3 cups cooked long-grain jasmine or basmati rice with ½ teaspoon turmeric added to the cooking water 2½ tablespoons olive oil 4 cups ¼-inch slices of leeks including the tender leaves, about 2 medium leeks 1 large clove green garlic, minced ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley 1 tablespoon finely chopped mint leaves 1 tomato, [...]

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Mustard Flavored Celeriac and Sweet Red Peppers

By | 2017-04-03T10:00:24+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|Recipes|

Ingredients: Sea salt to taste 1 medium (1 pound) trimmed and peeled celeriac, cut into 3/8-inch matchsticks 2 medium sweet red peppers, sliced into 3/8-inch strips Dressing: 1 cup water ½ cup apple cider vinegar ¼ cup white vinegar 2½ tablespoons dry mustard 2½ tablespoons olive oil Sea salt and freshly ground pepper Directions: 1. [...]

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What was in the Shares: 2017 Season Week 11, March 29th & 30th

By | 2017-03-31T10:00:07+00:00 March 31st, 2017|CSA, Uncategorized|

[twocol_one] What was in the Shares 2017 Season Week 11 Regular "Choice" Share Apples, Fuji Beets, Red Carrots Cauliflower * Chard Kale, Lacinato Leeks Lemons, Meyer Lettuce Oranges, Navel ** Turnips, Purpletop Larger Share (no longer available to new members) Apples, Fuji + Beets, Red Broccoli Carrots Cauliflower * Chard Kale, Lacinato Leeks Lemons, Meyer [...]

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Carrots with Black Sesame Seeds

By | 2017-03-27T10:15:28+00:00 March 27th, 2017|Recipes, Uncategorized|

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons black sesame seeds (kura goma) or use white seeds 4-5 medium carrots, about 1 pound, sliced into matchsticks 1 cup vegetable stock Sea salt to taste 2 tablespoons any nut oil, mild olive oil, or Asian sesame oil 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice Freshly ground white pepper to taste (optional) Directions: 1. [...]

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Golden Cauliflower and Rice

By | 2017-03-27T10:10:20+00:00 March 27th, 2017|Recipes, Uncategorized|

Ingredients: 1 medium cauliflower, including tender leaves 1 teaspoon turmeric 2/3 cup jasmine, basmati, or other long grain rice 1 and 1/3 cups mild chicken broth, cold water, or vegetable stock 1 large clove garlic, thinly sliced 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 small tomato, or steeped sundried tomato, chopped Sea salt to taste Freshly ground [...]

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Lemony, Buttery Broccoli Amandine

By | 2017-03-27T10:05:22+00:00 March 27th, 2017|Recipes, Uncategorized|

Ingredients: 1 large head broccoli, cut into florets, stems peeled and cut into bite-size pieces 4 tablespoons unsalted butter ½ cup fresh lemon juice ½ cup fine dry breadcrumbs Good pinch each of: minced parsley, chives, sweet basil, oregano, and paprika 1/3 cup roasted slivered almonds Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper Directions: 1. [...]

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Swedish Spring Soup

By | 2017-03-27T10:00:44+00:00 March 27th, 2017|Recipes, Uncategorized|

In Sweden, an egg yolk and a few tablespoons of thick cream are whisked in at the end to enrich the broth, but I prefer these delightful flavors unmasked. Ingredients: 2-3 tablespoons unsalted butter or nut oil 3 carrots, coarsely grated 1 small leek, white and tender greens, trimmed, slit and rinsed, thinly sliced 2 [...]

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