Category Archives: 2012

Greens with Lemon and Honey

1 green garlic (or 2 cloves garlic) 1 walking onion (or 1/2 medium onion) 1 bunch any cooking greens (chard, kale, rabe, mustard, nice tops from beets or turnips, braising mix, etc) 2 tsp. agave nectar (to taste) 1 lemon, … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, Chard, Greens, Kale, Recipes

Fresh Fava Bean Dip or Spread

Submitted by Marilyn 2 lbs fresh unshelled fava beans, prepared as above and ¼ cup of the cooking liquid 2 Tbs fresh lemon juice ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste 1/2 tsp. cumin … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, Beans, Recipes

Chard Stem Gratin

Submitted by Marilyn leftover chard stems (broccoli or cauliflower would be good this way too) bits of fried bacon or pancetta, optional chopped/sliced garlic chopped parsley seeded, coarsely chopped tomato or roasted pepper optional cream grated cheese, optional Bring a … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, Chard, Recipes

Sauteed Greens

Submitted by Marilyn Serves 4 1 lb. mixed greens, with tender stems 1-2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil 1-2 Tbsp. minced garlic Salt and freshly ground black pepper Vinegar or lemon juice, optional for seasoning, see Note Shake the rinsed … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, Greens, Recipes

Summer Vegetable Caponata

Submitted by Jessica Hersh 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 Tbs brown sugar 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar 3 lbs summer vegetables (eggplant, zucchini, peppers, yellow squash, green beans) 1 medium or 2 small onions 3-5 cloves of garlic 1 … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, Miscellany, Recipes

Dilly Beans

Here is the recipe I used, which is adapted from Sandor Katz’ book Wild Fermentation: The Flavor, Nutrition, and Craft of Live-Culture Foods. You will need: Sealable canning jars (I used pint jars) A pot big enough to cover your … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, Beans, Recipes

Tomato Soup

Submitted by Kate Martin 1 large onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 1/2 Tbs butter 1 Tbs olive oil 2 tsp. each dried thyme and dried basil 3 Tbs tomato paste 3 lbs. fresh ripe tomatoes, peeled, seeded and … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, Recipes, Soups, Tomatoes

Roasted Tomato Sauce

We have boxes of seconds tomatoes available at at Boulder’s Farmers’ Market this Saturday – perfect for making sauce! Continue reading

Posted in 2012, Recipes, Tomatoes

Cantaloupe and Prosciutto Pasta

This is one of my favorite summer meals. The melons are such a short season we try to have this at least two or three times in the summer. I often make this without prosciutto as I did this time … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, Melon, Recipes

Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

These are a very sweet pepper called Carmen. Roasting them brings out even more sweetness and complex flavors. To prepare these you simply need to rinse off most of the charred peel and seed and de-vein them. You can put … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, Peppers, Recipes