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Rhubarb Strawberry Mousse

This week we will have a really hard choice in our CSA share between beets or rhubarb. Ekk. that’s a tough one. If you choose rhubarb, maybe try this old school dessert.  You can use any any in-season fruit. Peach … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Miscellany, Recipes, Rhubarb | Leave a comment

Sugar Snap Pea and Fava Carbonara

Yum. Carbonara is one of my favorite dishes. Carbonara with fresh peas and favas is off the charts. I like it with spinach or chard too, or broccoli and basil. Before you start get everything ready, this comes together really, … Continue reading

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Hazel Dell Mushroom Add-On Share

I had a few people at pick-up ask me about the mushrooms share. I showed them the bag we were giving to the members that week who choose this add on option. But, I thought it might be better to … Continue reading

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Kohlrabi Turnip Salad with Tahini Dressing

If you aren’t familiar with kohlrabi you might want to have a quick look here. Basically kohlrabi is a brassica that taste like a tender peeled broccoli stem and the texture is more like an apple. If you haven’t had … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Kohlrabi, Recipes, Salads, Turnips | Leave a comment

Spinach and Onion Strata

This is an easy go-to, adaptable, make ahead meal. Use any greens or alliums you have, use a lot or a little.  Use up any bits of cheese or meat or vegetables you have in the refrigerator, anything you have … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Eggs, Onions/Leeks, Spinach

Rhubarb Upside-Down Cake

  I saw this recipe and knew I had to make it. I’m so glad I did. I am not a big dessert eater, but I love making desserts. I love making beautiful delicious desserts, and this, I think, is … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Recipes, Rhubarb

Tokyo Bekana Rice Bowl Slaw

Tokyo Bekana is a new crop here at Red Wagon. Tokyo Bekana is an Asian green (obviously) with really tender leafy greens and crisp ribs much like bok choi. To store this green, wrap it loosely in a plastic bag … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Bok Choy, Greens, Salads, Storage and Preparation, Turnips | 2 Comments

Trim-Wash-Store-Cook

Hello 2018 CSA Memebers. I’m Mo McKenna. I write a weekly CSA food blog for the Red Wagon Farm. I also work at the Thursday CSA pick-up at the Farm. Whether you are new to CSA or old pro, I … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Storage and Preparation

Parsnip Cake with Whipped Maple Mascarpone Filling

Yum you guys. Carrot cake has met it’s match. I saw this recipe on a UK website and knew I had to make it. I had to change a couple things in the recipe for what we have available in the US. … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, Miscellany, Storage and Preparation | 1 Comment

Lovely Parsnips

Parsnips are one of the longest growing crops we have, maybe the longest. We plant them in April, early April and they grow all spring and summer long and we finally harvest them in the fall after a frost or … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, Carrots, Recipes, Rutabagas