Orzo and Zucchini Salad

Member Magda sent me this recipe from Martha Stewart.com Coarse salt and ground pepper 1 cup orzo 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon olive oil 2 medium zucchini, quartered lengthwise and thinly sliced 1 garlic clove, minced 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves, torn 1 to 2 tablespoons white-wine vinegar In a medium pot of boiling salted […]

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Minimalist’s Corn Chowder

Sent from members Nancy and Pete and they got it from Epicurious 4 to 6 ears corn 1 tablespoon butter or neutral oil, like canola or grapeseed 1 medium onion, chopped 2 medium potatoes, peeled and chopped Salt and freshly ground black pepper 2 tomatoes, cored, seeded, and chopped, optional 1 cup milk 1/2 cup […]

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Baked Eggs in Tomato Cups

Vegetarian Times, Sept 2006 Member Veena sent this, noting it was an amazing way to have tomatoes! I concur…but, you have to love eggs and tomatoes. It is a household favorite to have an fried egg sandwich with sliced tomatoes—just yummy! Obviously this recipe is easily adjusted 😉 8 large tomatoes 1/3 cup grated Parmesan […]

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Roasted Eggplant Soup

(from The Greens Cookbook, Deborah Madison and sent from Kristine and Arthur who add their young child likes it too!)  1-2 eggplants, approx. 1 ½ pounds 1 large red onion, halved not peeled 1-2 med red peppers, halved and seeded 2 medium ripe tomatoes 4-5 thyme branches or ½ tsp dried thyme 1 bay leaf […]

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Coucous Royal

~member Mari-Jose says this may be the optimal CSA recipe Grill eggplant with olive oil and garlic – hold Grill 1-2 chicken breasts, 1 or 2 lamb chops and hot lamb sausages (aka merghez in the Arab and I would say the French speaking world) -all available at the meat CSA – vegan people get […]

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Raw Tuscan Kale Salad

Member Christina sends this: Here’s a recipe I’ve been making since I first saw it almost three years ago. It’s got all the flavors of a Caesar salad (except the anchovy, which you could add with the garlic if you wanted), but with more nutritional punch. Go kale! Also, I was in the supermarket the […]

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Vegetale al Forno

This is one that appears in the boxletter yearly, by request, and contributed by member Lisa. It is always yummy…even better when you think you have overcooked it. My tips: don’t undercook, also, I have been told if you omit the soy sauce and use low fat cheese, it is not very flavorful. There you […]

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Greens and Cheese Bake

A casserole with spinach, kale, chard, chicory, etc and mozzarella cheese, along with ricotta cheese, and bread crumbs. 1 1/2 pounds greens, washed and trimmed             1/4 cup flour salt and black pepper                                       1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1 cup chicken or vegetable broth                   1/2 cup ricotta cheese 1 cup half-and-half    […]

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Simple fresh Salsa

Use what you have, there is no mystery to salsa so adjust the ingredients accordingly. Salsa can be very colorful or monochromatic, depending on the veggies you choose and it is easily reduced or expanded to meet your needs. 5 med-large tomatoes                                           juice of 1 lime or lemon  2 bell peppers diced      […]

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