Veggie Ribbons

Using your vegetable peeler to make perfectly thin delightful ribbons of almost any long vegetable is super easy and super pretty. Obviously, if you have a mandolin, you can use that 😉 Pretty much all these ideas are great sides for anything grilled. Here’s a few ideas: Summer Squashes: Prepare ribbons with your peeler (a […]

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Sriracha Fridge Pickles (with chard stems)

Sriracha Fridge Pickles Swiss chard stems, chopped 1 cup distilled white vinegar 2 cups sugar 1/2 onion, thinly sliced 3 tablespoons Sriracha 1/2 teaspoon celery seeds 1. Make a mixture of vinegar and sugar, then stir in onions, Sriracha, and celery seeds. 2. Pour the marinade over the chopped stems, using 3 cups liquid for […]

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Kale With Mushrooms and Sundried Tomatoes

Sent to me by member Peggy 🙂 Ingredients: 1 head of kale, torn into bite size pieces 1/2 cup chicken broth 1/2 cup water 1 medium onion 2 cups mushrooms 1/2 cup gorgonzola cheese, crumbled 1/3 cup sundried tomatoes 3-4 cloves garlic, minced 2 tbsp. olive oil coarse salt & pepper to taste Preparation: In […]

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Swiss Chard Fritters

I made these beauties this week…pretty yummy 🙂 The recipe is from the February issue of Real Simple and was a fun way to plow through a bunch of Swiss chard. 8 cups stemmed and torn Swiss chard (I used a whole bunch) 1 15.5. oz can chickpeas, rinsed 1 garlic clove, chopped 1/2 tsp […]

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Sautéed Summer Squashes (any variety)

Old hat for many of you, but still my go-to method of cooking any and all summer squashed – greatly preferred to steamed. Slice your squashes fairly thin. For 2 lbs of squash, heat 4 Tbs butter or olive oil (or combo) over medium-high heat in skillet, Add two garlic cloves sliced or chopped and […]

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Summer Squash Sauce

Member Jessica (Lunenburg CSA) sent me this: Summer Squash Sauce You can use it as a summer sauce on top of spaghetti or serve it as a side with fish, pork or chicken. Ingredients: 1 zucchini, 2 squash, 1 onion, 3 cloves garlic, 1 can of diced tomatoes with basil, olive oil, sea salt, pepper, […]

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Week 4, 2013

Squash is in! Also we are beginning to pick a few cucumbers and a little corn 🙂 Some of you are asking about coming to the farm. Here’s the recap: You are welcome most anytime. Please email me in advance, if you can. I will try to leave a farm map out for you – that […]

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