Category Archives: Recipes


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

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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

Roasted Chilies Salad Dressing

I wasn’t going to post this recipe for the sole reason I couldn’t get a decent picture of the dressing or of even one of the salads I made with the dressing. Turns out roasted chilies aren’t photogenic in the … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, Peppers, Recipes, Salads | 1 Comment

Shredded Brussels Sprouts Salad

We have a bumper crop of Brussels Sprouts this year and I couldn’t be happier about it. I love Brussels Sprouts roasted, pan fried, blanched, braised and raw. I think B sprouts might be my favorite green vegetable. If you … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, Kale, Recipes

Zucchini Butter

Zucchini butter is spreadable rich, deeply flavored paste that you can put on toast or make into one of the best grilled cheese sandwiches you have ever had. You can top a pizza, or dip crackers or vegetables into this. … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, Recipes, Zucchini

Roasted Green Chili and Vegetable Casserole.

I posted a recipe for a chili relleno casserole last year. This is very similar but I added some more vegetables, a little more milk and an other egg and much less cheese. I also added some crushed tortilla chips … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, Farm, Newsletter, Peppers, Recipes

Water-mule cocktail, and Corn Tomato Salad.

Happy Labor Day. I wanted to share a couple things I made this weekend with the CSA bounty we got last week. My favorite thing to do with watermelons is to juice them and make cocktails. Last year I posted … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, Corn, Farm, Melon, Newsletter, Recipes, Salads, Tomatoes

Freeze the Summers Bounty

I hear lots of great comments at CSA pickup about how much food you are getting every week. Some people say they can barely get through one weeks share before they get the next. It’s a great problem to have! … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, Farm, Newsletter, Recipes, Storage and Preparation

A Word about Corn

Oh my gosh. We grew corn! This is the first year Wyatt has grown corn and look at how beautiful it is! And it is delicious. I ran home and cooked two ears and that was my dinner tonight. Eating … Continue reading

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