Category Archives: Miscellany

Worms and Organic 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, Corn, Miscellany, Recipes, Storage and Preparation | 1 Comment

Vegan Cashew Aioli/Cream Sauce

Wyatt and I were talking about cashew aioli and cashew sauce the other day so I thought I would post a basic recipe for it. You can start with this recipe and add herbs or spices. Substitute different oils for … Continue reading

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CSA Chili

Mark your calendars for October 5th for Red Wagon Farm’s annual End of Season Harvest Celebration. It’s always a great time to gather and celebrate the end of the year together. Every year I make a vegetarian chili using vegetables … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, Miscellany, Recipes | 2 Comments

CSA Vegetable Stock

People often ask me if they can use the tops or peels of vegetables. The answer is almost always YES! When you are in a CSA once a week you are inundated with vegetables, making stock is a great way … Continue reading

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Celery Storage and Ideas

Either you love it or you hate it. Honestly, I don’t get what isn’t to like. I understand why someone might not like arugula. I sort of get why raw kale salad might take some getting used to. But when … Continue reading

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Vegetable Frittata

Look at some of the lovely vegetables we get this week. I grilled the zucchini and onions for dinner last night. The broccoli raab too. I often cook a large portion of my CSA share early in the week, for … Continue reading

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Braising Mix aka Spicy Salad Mix

I got an email asking for ideas on how to use the braising mix you got last week in your CSA share. We get this question a lot so let’s try to demystify this offering. To start with the name … Continue reading

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Grilled Vegetable Lasagna

One of the challenges of being in a CSA is using the combination of vegetables you are given in a certain week. You need to think outside of the ‘recipe box’ to use what you are given and not shop … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, Miscellany, Recipes | 2 Comments

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

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Moussaka

This week I thought I would share some of my favorite go-to recipes with you. First is moussaka, or my take on a moussaka-like dish using what I have on hand. 2 globe/Italian eggplants, unpeeled and cut into 1/2-inch-thick rounds … Continue reading

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