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Three Sisters Quesadilla

Yum. I think this is my favorite quesadilla. Three Sisters is an agricultural term for 3 main crops native to America; corn, squash and beans. The three plants benefit each other when grown together. They also benefit each other when … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 | Leave a comment

Grilled Ratatouille

Ratatouille; ra·ta·touille “a vegetable dish consisting of onions, zucchini, tomatoes, eggplant, and peppers, fried and stewed in oil and sometimes served cold.” OK, maybe not traditional ratatouille, but close. I didn’t have any peppers and I added some corn. Like … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Eggplant, Recipes, Tomatoes, Zucchini | Leave a comment

Corn, Bean and Barley Salad

  I made this for a neighborhood potluck we had this weekend and it was a big hit. Even my husband said ‘this salad is really, really good’. He’s never said that about a salad-ever. He is meat and potatoes … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Beans, Corn, Recipes, Salads | 2 Comments

Kale Caesar Salad

Last week I posted one of my favorite ‘go-to’ meals. So I thought why not post another? I make this dressing and salad so often I have my ingredients and notes on making it taped on the inside of my … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Kale, Recipes, Salads | 2 Comments

Greens and Beans

Stop me if you have heard this one before. Greens and beans, my comfort food. Like most comfort meals you can use what you have on hand and what you like. I had a little more than 1 bunch worth … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Chard, Collards, Greens, Kale

Basil Chimichurri-Vinaigrette Sauce

I’m not sure if this is a vinaigrette or a chimichurri sauce. It is almost a pesto except there are no nuts. I think pestos have to have nuts? Maybe not. Whatever this sauce is-it is delicious. It is fresh … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Herbs, Recipes

PSA on New Potatoes

New potatoes are a little different than longer storing potatoes. The thickness of the skin of a potato is determined by when it is harvested and the age of the plant it is harvested from. New potatoes are harvested while the … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Recipes, Storage and Preparation | 1 Comment

Beets Stewed in Wine (a warm beet salad)

Boy is this a tasty way to cook beets. Stewing beets in wine brings out the earthy rich flavor of the beets. I usually roast beets in the oven, however, as hot as it has been I didn’t want to … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Beets, Recipes, Salads | 1 Comment


Radicchio is a new crop here at Red Wagon and will be a choice in the CSA share this weed, so I wanted to give a quick word on storing and using it. We grew a couple of varieties. One … Continue reading

Posted in 2016

Snow Pea, Kohlrabi and Turnip Rice Bowl

This is my go-to-dinner-on-the-table-in-20-minutes dish. I posted this blog several years ago. It’s pretty much the same dish, only different vegetables and a little different preparation. It’s a good basic recipe that you can adapt to what you have on hand. … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Kohlrabi, Peas, Recipes, Turnips | 1 Comment